Visting Forest of Imagination

Forest of Imagination 2016 is located in the areas in and around Bath Abbey, Bath, BA1 1LT, UK.

By Train: Bath Spa railway station is a 5-10 minute walk from Bath Abbey. Additionally, taxis are available from the railway station at most times.

By Car: Parking is not available on-site.  Long stay public cars parks can be found at Manvers Street (5 minutes’ walk), Avon Street (5-10 minutes’ walk) and Charlotte Street (10 minutes’ walk). Short stay car parks are located at Broad Street (5 minutes’ walk) and Cattle Market (5-10 minutes’ walk). Park & Ride services into the city centre are available from Lansdown and Newbridge.


Opening times

Friday 3 June – 6pm – 9pm

Saturday 4 June – 10am – 6pm

Sunday 5 June – 10am – 6pm

Monday 6 June – 10am – 6pm


Facilities & access

Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult to and around the event.

Please be aware that York Street is an access road and may be busy during certain hours. Children should not cross the road alone. We encourage visitors to be aware of their surroundings and to take extra care when crossing the road.

Toilet facilities are available at the Friends’ Meeting House on York Street. Public conveniences can be found nearby at the Southgate Plaza and The Podium. If you need directions, please ask one of our lovely Forest of Imagination stewards!

The event site is wheelchair accessible.



Forest of Imagination, including many of the workshops, is largely an outdoor event and activities will go ahead in all but extreme weather conditions. Please ensure you and your family wear suitable clothing and footwear should your visit take place in wet weather.  In the case of extreme weather conditions, we will inform visitors on the website and via Twitter and Facebook of any cancellations or changes to the programme.


Forest of Imagination is a FREE event!