Trees of Hedgemead

A quintessential Victorian 2 hectare (5 Acre) park realised following a landslide destroying houses in 1870s. Situated within walking distance of the city centre, this park offers shaded areas for a stroll in the park, fine rose displays and many beautiful trees and shrubs. The park was formally opened in 1889.

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Admission and opening times

There is no charge for admission. Hedgemead Park is open throughout the year.

Location

Lansdown Road, Bath, BA1 5NG.

Accessible from Lansdown Road, Guinea Lane (BA1 5NB) and The Paragon (BA1 5LY).

Parking

The closest car parks are located at Avon Street and Charlotte Street.

Disabled access

Steep gradients and steps in this park make it unsuitable for wheelchair users.

Facilities

A small selection of children's play equipment (re-opened 27 April after refurbishment)

Benches.

Features

Lime trees managed in the traditional Victorian way: pollarding.

Shady and winding paths offer a quiet stroll in the park amongst the busy City.

Many beautiful trees and shrubs, and fine rose displays.

Benches offer a place to sit and enjoy the architectural significance of this World Heritage City.

Historic bandstand and fountain.

Can you spot the gargoyles?

Public transport

Good public transport links from Bath Bus Station to London Road (A3039).

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