Perrett Park is one of Bristol’s most picturesque parks and is an ideal place for watching the hot air balloons go up in the Bristol Balloon Fiesta.
Perrett Park is a steeply sloping site which forms a natural amphitheatre or bowl. At the top of this bowl a long terrace has been created, running along two sides of the park. This terrace has been laid out with trees and plants, paved walkways and picnic benches.
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The park was formerly allotments, but the land was purchased from the Smythe family by Councillor C H Perrett, who donated £500 towards the £1,000 cost to make the park available to the people of Bristol. The grand opening took place in 1936.’
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