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Coronavirus: Our children’s play areas are closed as are parks where it is practical to restrict access.  Non-essential parks operations are currently suspended.  Cafes and kiosks are closed.

You must follow government advice and guidance to stay home.  If you are using open spaces for allowable daily exercise you must follow the social distancing rules at all times.

For updates from Bath & North East Somerset Council during the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, please go to this page on our website:

https://bathnes.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

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A ‘City Green’ with Natural Appeal 

Green Flag Award winner since 2016. Bloomfield Green is both a green space which is used and loved by all parts of the community and home to a diverse range of natural flora and fauna... and it is a city space which is responsive to the needs of its users and which welcomes residents’ involvement in its care and development.

Location

Bloomfield Green, Bloomfield Road, BA2 2AP. 

Admission and Opening Times

Bloomfield Green is open throughout the year, although the park is closed to vehicles at all times. 

Facilities

Benches around the site

A children’s play area for children approximately 4 yrs – 16 yrs:

    • Cradle swing
    • Basket swing
    • Flat swing
    • Springies
    • Hopping pods
    • Multi play unit with slide
    • Sand play

Outdoor table tennis

Football goal end

Netball goal 

Features

Spectacular view north across Bath

Wide open space for games

Access to the Two Tunnels Greenway; part of the Linear Park shared path which runs along the south-western edge of Bloomfield and is part of the National Cycle route 244

A wildlife friendly area (planted in 2018 by the Friends)

Dog-friendly site (please no dogs in the fenced play area)

Community involvement with an active Friends Group that meets monthly

Summer community event “Gathering on the Green” organised by the Friends: see 

Local shops nearby at Bear Flat including a café and supermarket

Nearest park (with great views of the city centre): Alexandra Park, Shakespeare Avenue, Bath, BA2 4RQ

Friends Group

The site has an active Friends Group which meets monthly, and holds an annual summer community event "Gathering on the Green" - see http://bearflat.org.uk/calendar/ for details. 

Friends of Bloomfield Green 

Public transport

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

Parking

There is no car parking within the park but there is a Disabled parking bay on Bloomfield Road, outside the park entrance, and some limited street parking.

Disabled Access

A tarmacadam path runs along the edge of the park and cuts across the bottom to connect with the Linear Park & Two Tunnels route.

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