The large majority of the Parade Gardens' land still belongs to the residents of the nearby houses in North Parade. Bath and NE Somerset Council own the remainder.The Council maintains the Gardens and the glorious 'Britain in Bloom' floral displays they design and create each year have won many awards.
The Garden gates open each morning at 10.00 from Easter until the end of the summer season and a small entrance charge is made:-
Bath & North East Somerset Residents Free on production of proof of a 'Discovery Card' Adults - Non Resident £1.50 Accompanied Children, Senior Citizens and Concessions - Non Resident 80p Children under 5 Free
Please note there are some BYE LAWS for the Parade Gardens and full details of these are found on notices at the entrance gates, but to summarise they are:
No Alcohol to be taken into or consumed in the Gardens No Bicycles, Ball Games or Skateboarding No Dogs allowed except Guide Dogs No climbing on Trees or Structures Persons causing inconvenience to other users of the Gardens will be asked to leave CCTV is in operation as security cover
The 'Discovery Card' for Bath and NE Somerset residents giving free entry to the Gardens plus many Museums and paying attractions in and around Bath, can be easily obtained at the Pump Rooms/Roman Baths. Further details regarding the application process can be found on the Council website www.bathnes.gov.uk