Bath In Bloom Competition

The Bath in Bloom Competition is open to all residents, businesses, schools, institutions or community groups within the boundary of Bath & North East Somerset.
Bath in Bloom is a competition which encourages floral displays and raises awareness of environmentally friendly gardening in Bath and Northeast Somerset.

We will soon be publishing details of the 2021 competition
Please note this competition will be run in accordance with any Covid government guidelines applicable at the time.

How to Enter

Entry to the competition is free, using the Bath in Bloom competition entry form which contains category details. Submit to the address as indicated on the form. Each entrant/household may choose up to two categories.



Queries about the Competition:

If you have any questions about the competition, please email

Category winners from the previous year will automatically go forward to one of the three winners' categories. These are; best Community Group winner, best Private winner and best Business winner. You will be contacted in order to verify that you still wish to be entered.

Judging dates: To be announced shortly

Due to the Covid pandemic the school category is being suspended for 2021.

Judges will leave their calling cards if entries are visible from the pavement. The judges’ decisions will be final.

Judging Guidelines

For the majority of categories the judges will be marking your entry on the following criteria:
• Impact
• Variety and the use of a range of plants
• Colour Combinations
• Originality and design
• Condition, care and sustainability
There are different judging criteria for schools, environmental project and allotments, viewable here.

Presentation of awards

Award winners and guests will be invited to attend the Gala Presentation evening (date to be announced) in the Roper theatre, Hayesfield Girls School, Upper Oldfield Park, Bath. 



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