Ivy – good or bad?

Is ivy a good thing or is it bad for trees? See our Environment tab to find out.

New log bin

After the storms before Christmas, our volunteers were out gathering fallen twigs and branches. We made a new log store to put them in. Our two log stores provide a valuable habitat for small creatures.

Bird boxes get a spring clean.

Bird boxes in the park were treated to their annual spring-clean recently. Five of the fourteen boxes had been nested in, the main occupants being tits and sparrows. The low occupancy reflects the situation country-wide. It was a poor year … read more

Power to the Park

Regular park-users may have noticed trenches being dug recently. This is to lay power cables to the two areas earmarked for commercial concessions, one of which is currently occupied by Choux Box. It will provide an alternative to the use … read more

No Picnic in the Park this year

Sadly, we have decided to cancel Picnic in the Park 2021. With Covid restrictions not due to be fully lifted until June 21st at the earliest and our scheduled event less than two weeks later, it was too big a … read more

Picnic in the Park 2021?

There is obviously continuing doubt about whether we will be able to hold Picnic in the Park this year. Because of the ongoing pandemic, it is looking unlikely that large gatherings of people will be permitted, but we will take … read more

Winter park locking

The park continues to be locked to vehicles from dusk to 9am on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Park to be locked at night

The park is now closed to cars from 6.30pm to 9am following problems caused by people driving into the park at night, and suspected illegal activity.

New viewpoint

The redesigned viewpoint opened in time for visitors to enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Bath bathed in the summer sunshine.

This year’s Picnic in the Park has been cancelled

It is with great sadness that we have taken the decision to cancel Picnic in the Park this year because of the ongoing problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. We have already pencilled in next year’s date though – Sunday … read more