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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Bath Botanical Gardens

The 9.5 acre Bath Botanical Gardens form part of the larger Royal Victoria Park in the western area of the city.

The Botanical Gardens were created in 1887 and contain a replica of a Roman Temple of Minerva which was shown at the British Empire Exhibition, held at Wembley in 1924.


Other notable features of Bath's Botanical Gardens are a a scented walk, a rock garden and pool, Japanese maples, and a fine collection of old shrub roses.

Royal Victoria Park is located a little west of The Royal Crescent.

Entrance to Bath Botanical Gardens is free.


Parks and Green Spaces
Royal Victoria Park Nursery
Marlborough Lane
Bath, BA1 2LZ
Tel: 01225 394041

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