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Bath & Bristol

Prior Park Landscape Garden

Beautiful and intimate 18th-century landscape garden in Bath with one of only four Palladian bridges found in the world.

Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Somerset, BA2 5AH

A wintery scene at Prior Park with frosty grass and sun low shining behind the Palladian Bridge

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A couple on the bridge at Prior Park with dried flowers behind them.

Photography and proposals

There are some great pictures to be had in the garden and the iconic Palladian Bridge is a popular destination for proposal and wedding photoshoots. Photoshoots must be booked in advance and all commercial photographers must hold a Prior Park license to take pictures in the garden. Prior Park isn’t licensed for ceremonies. By booking your photoshoot at Prior Park you’re helping us to look after this special place for future generations. For more information, please send us an email.

Planning your visit

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Plan your walk around Prior Park 

The map details the areas of the garden and the paths you can take whilst walking round. There's a small part of the garden in the Pasture marked in grey on the map which we ask visitors to not walk whilst the grass regrows following the dams project.

A dog stopped on the path by the Serpentine Lake, owners bending over to their bags
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Visiting Prior Park with your dog 

Take a stroll around Prior Park Landscape Garden which is a one pawprint rated place. Discover spectacular views of the city of Bath and cross the Palladian Bridge to catch your reflection in the lakes. Find out more to help you enjoy your visit.

Two visitors exploring the garden in spring at Quarry Bank, Cheshire

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