Named in honour of Queen Alexandra to commemorate the coronation of Edward VII in 1902. This 4.5 hectare (11 acre) park is situated at the top of Beechen Cliff, giving arguably the most striking and magnificent panoramic views of this World Heritage City, surrounding hills and wooded vales.

Admission and opening times

There is no charge for admission. Alexandra Park is open throughout the year, although the park is closed to vehicles between dusk and dawn.

Location

Shakespear Avenue, Bath, BA2 4RQ.

Parking

There is car parking within the park in designated areas. Low and drop kerbs facilitate disabled parking. Car parking is free.

Disabled access

A tarmacadam path circles the park. The majority of areas are wheelchair accessible.

Facilities

A children’s play area

Bowling green

Petanque terrain

Outdoor table tennis table

Public toilets. 

Features

The Jacob's Ladder - a long steep flight of steps offer a challenge on foot from the start at Bath Spa railway station, up through Beechen Cliff to reach the top at Alexandra Park.

Spring bulbs

Good links to nearby walks

Lyncombe Hill Farm and the Bath skyline beyond

Beechen Cliff woodland

Public transport

Good public transport links from Bath Bus station to Wells Road (A367). Ask for route to 'Bear Flat'.

 

Click here for the Alexandra Park ecological report.

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