An exploration of the National Trust’s Landscape Garden at Prior Park, once owned by Ralph Allen, Bath’s famous eighteenth century entrepreneur, followed by a tour of some key buildings in Bath linked to Allen’s life and work.

We will guide you through the story of Ralph Allen’s garden including the Palladian Bridge etc; and discuss his life and lasting legacy.

The walk is a stroll downhill, finishing near the Pump Rooms.

Please make sure you book via Eventbrite, and bring your tickets with you. If you are a National Trust member please bring your membership card along to be scanned.

Photo courtesy of National Trust.

Fully booked
Start Date Friday 17th September 2021
Start Time 10:00
Duration 3 hours
Distance 2 miles
Places Available 10
Meeting Point Main entrance to Prior Park Landscape Garden on Ralph Allen Drive, BA2 5AH

Details

Start / Finish

Start: Main entrance to Prior Park Landscape Garden on Ralph Allen Drive, BA2 5AH
Finish: Near the Pump Rooms, Bath, BA1 1LZ

Terrain

This walk is downhill most of the way, on pavements and footpaths, with some steeper, uneven sections.

Facilities

There is no parking at the start. It’s a mile walk to the start from the railway station. Or catch the No2 bus from stop BK on Dorchester Street, the bus runs every 30 mins, alight at the bus stop just in front of Prior Park Landscape Garden entrance gate.
There are toilets and refreshments in the Gardens.

Notes

Please make sure you book via Eventbrite, and bring your tickets with you. If you are a National Trust member please bring your membership card along to be scanned.

Leader(s)

Robin Dixon

Meeting Point

Main entrance to Prior Park Landscape Garden on Ralph Allen Drive, BA2 5AH