Memorial and sensory garden

 

A pleasant 2.8 hectare (7 Acre) park opened to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria of 1897. The park land was donated by Captain Forrester of 3rd Kings Own Hussars, with the stipulation that it should always remain a green space and never be built on.

Henrietta Park is situated within walking distance of the city centre and is an oasis of tranquility with places to sit quietly or take a relaxing stroll around the circular walk amongst many fine trees and floras.

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Admission and opening times

There is no charge for admission. Henrietta Park is open throughout the year, but the Memorial Garden of Rememberance is locked between dusk and dawn.

Location

Henrietta Road, Bath, BA2 6LY.

Also accessible from Henrietta Street (BA2 6LR) and Henrietta Mews (BA2 6LR).

Parking

There are marked bays with dropped kerbs at Henrietta Mews for disabled access.

There is limited on-street parking, and the closest car parks are located at Avon Street and Charlotte Street.

Disabled access

The majority of the park is wheelchair accessible.

Facilities

Benches.

public toilets

Features

King George V Memorial Garden of Rememberance with a central pool and fountain.

Circular walk containing many County champion trees, such as: Purple Sycamore (national champion), Snake bark Maple, golden Elms, Caucasion Mapel and a line of Baumannii Horse Chestnuts.

The Garden for the Blind - plants to invigorate the senses!

Extensive shrubberies and beautiful flower beds.

Public transport

Good public transport links from Bath Bus Station to Henrietta Road.

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