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Rowntree Park

Terry Avenue, York YO23 1JQ, England
+44 1904 613161
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Superb hidden gem

If you visit York you have to spend an hour in Rowntree Park. A 5 minute walk from the city centre... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richovarmley B
via mobile
York park

Abbey had fun in the park, even with bad weather, plenty of space and things to play with. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CLIVE P
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This park is perfect for the whole family since it offers everything from children play equipment and basketball to tennis courts and picnic areas.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Terry Avenue, York YO23 1JQ, England
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+44 1904 613161
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit York you have to spend an hour in Rowntree Park. A 5 minute walk from the city centre and if you have children they'll love it. The park has a lake in the centre and it's very own colony of geese, ducks...More

Thank Richovarmley B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Abbey had fun in the park, even with bad weather, plenty of space and things to play with. You could spend hours here on a hot day

Thank CLIVE P
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Peaceful and pretty park near the river and a short walk from the city centre. They have done a good job reducing the number of intrusive geese - and their droppings!! - so it is now safe to walk around it without staring at the...More

Thank PeterH307
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Plan on making it a long visit. The longer you stay, the more relaxed you will be. Fresh air and bright sunshine make it a very pleasant way to wile away a few hours. There are a few others around York, but this one is...More

Thank John F
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Fantastic park with such history. So relaxing and peaceful. Well kept loads of seating areas and loads of play areas. Must visit the reading room cafe. Loved it

Thank tomo1959
Reviewed April 24, 2017

After moving to York in September I visited Rowntree Park for the first time with my boyfriend acting as my tour guide. We decided to take a trip to the park as it was a nice sunny afternoon and i wanted to see somewhere new....More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Lovely park went with the family in March for a weekend and we visited. Large grass area, plenty of old trees and beautiful gardens.Will be visiting again.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed April 23, 2017

I have a slight obsession with Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles so I can admit that when I heard that this park exists I was hoping for a sweets based experience. Sadly there was no Fruit Pastille tree. In all seriousness, this park is very large and...More

Thank Heidy B
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

I went to Rowntrees park for first time in years the other week with my girlfriend and it's a nice park. There's a decent sized play area for the kids with the usual equipment you'd expect to find there plus one of those climbing spider...More

1  Thank Dan J
Reviewed April 14, 2017

A very lovely park to visit on a sunny day with the family. Me and the kids loved it, would definitely go back.

Thank juliehopwood12
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pauline m
Can I take my own barbecue and is there a special area for this. Thank you.
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Trevor R | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I have never seen a barbecue being used here and there isn't a special area.
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Emily B
Where is the free parking located? A couple of reviewers have mentioned there is free parking, but the only parking we have found nearby costs £5.20 for 4 hours.
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Trevor R | Reviewed this property |
If you park in Hospital Fields (on a Saturday or Sunday) you can park on the road for free and access the park near the Millennium Bridge. Hope that helps.
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grove76
Are dogs welcome?
May 12, 2016|
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Response from Abbeylls | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw dogs being walked on leads whilst I was at the park.
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