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Visit Alexandra Park

Park with magnificent panoramic views of Bath and its surrounding hills and wooded vales

Admission and opening times

There is no charge for admission. Alexandra Park is open throughout the year. The park is closed to vehicles at night.

Facilities and features

  • Children’s play area
  • Bowling green
  • Petanque terrain
  • Outdoor table tennis table
  • Public toilets
  • The Jacob's Ladder - a long steep flight of steps offer a challenge on foot from the start at Bath Spa railway station, up through Beechen Cliff to reach the top at Alexandra Park.
  • Spring bulbs
  • Good links to nearby walks
  • Lyncombe Hill Farm and the Bath skyline beyond
  • Beechen Cliff woodland
View children's play area equipment and facilities
  • Basket swing
  • Flat swings
  • Inclusive roundabout
  • Inclusive swing
  • Junior multi-play unit
  • OXO games panel
  • Senior multi-play unit
  • Tango swing
  • Trampoline
  • Table tennis
  • Rocker elephant
  • Rocker horse

Site access

Site access details

Vehicle access

Via Shakespeare Road

Pedestrian access

Via Shakespeare Road 

Disabled access  

  • A tarmac path circles the park
  • Paths are sloped, but the majority of areas are wheelchair accessible


Limited parking within the park, in designated areas (pay to use)

Public Transport

Good public transport links from Bath Bus station to Wells Road