Coronavirus precautions in parks

Please follow government advice:

Stay at home

          • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
          • If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times
          • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

You are welcome to use parks and green spaces for health reasons as long as you follow social distancing rules above. This may even mean not entering a park if it is already busy.

To maintain safety for the public; children’s play areas are closed, non-essential parks operations are currently suspended, and cafes and kiosks are closed.

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



In light of the information above you will find the Garden of Remembrance within Henrietta Park is temporarily closed.

This pleasant 2.8 hectare (7 acre) park is situated close to the city centre and was laid out and opened to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria of 1897.  It contains many fine trees, extensive shrubberies and beautiful flower beds. It also contains the King George V Garden of Remembrance where superb bedding displays are arranged around a central pool and fountain.  A place to sit quietly, an oasis of peace, tranquillity and beauty just minutes away from the bustle of city life. For more information on the history of Henrietta Park, see these pages on the Friend's website. 


Bath, BA2 6LP. Accessible from Henrietta Street, Henrietta Road, Henrietta Mews, and Henrietta Gardens. 


Champion trees:

Spacious lawn under magnifcent trees, great for picnics or a lunchtime retreat.

Benches offer a place to sit and enjoy the peace of the park.

The Garden of Remembrance is a peaceful place for quiet contemplation beside the pond and shrub beds, and a location to find out a little history of the park from the plaque on the memorial stone.

Friends Groups

Friends of Henrietta Park

Admission and opening times

The Garden of Remembrance is closed from dusk until approximately 8am. With thanks to the Friends of Henrietta Park who lock and unlock it: henriettapark.org

Public transport

Good public transport links from Bath Bus Station to Great Pulteney Street or Bathwick Street. 


The closest car parks are located at Walcot St or South Gate. 

Disabled access

A largely flat park with steeper slopes or steps on just a couple of the numerous entrances. 

Accessible toilet (20p per use): public toilets. 

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