Royal Victoria Park, opened in 1830, was named after the 11-year-old Princess Victoria; it was the first park ever to carry her name. Its 23 hectares (57 acres) were originally laid out as an arboretum, and it still hosts a vast collection of trees. Today the park has much more to offer, including an aviary, a botanical garden, flowerbeds, tennis courts, a boating park, a bowling green, two golf courses, and plenty of lawn for lounging. Look out for the park’s fine ornaments and monuments dotted around the grounds, including the obelisk erected in 1837 to commemorate Princess Victoria’s 18th birthday. The children’s play area includes slides, swings, climbing frames, a sandpit, and more to keep little ones amused. A visit to the skateboard area will entertain older kids. Find out how to plan Bath trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
Tours To Royal Victoria Park
Half Day Walking Tour Bath BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $62
Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
Hot Air Balloon Flight from Bath BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $171
Duration: 4 hours
Royal Victoria Park Reviews
The Carter's Steam Fair was great there! Absolutely beautiful old fashioned cars, steam engines and carriages. Lots of kids having a laugh and they are friendly, so friendly. These guys add happiness and give another place for people to come and have some fun and we're extremely happy and friendly when seeing dogs. Would highly recommend the fair. Great for kids and not to over priced...
A beautiful park very close to the city centre. It has plenty of parking and plenty of space. There is a huge playground at one end with fairground rides in the summer. You can BBQ in one part of the park, with picnic tables. The botanical garden is beautiful and very well looked after. Well worth a visit, the best place to relax in the evenings in Bath!
Plan your trip to Bath
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Bath
Side trips from Bath
See all ›
Hidden gems in Bath
Parks in Bath
Nearby attractions in Bath
Plans to Royal Victoria Park by other users
60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, extra fast, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Extra fast 8 days in England BY A USER FROM SLOVAKIA May, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 58 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Somerset BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM IRELAND February, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium