Hengrove Park

Large open space including a large adventure play park and wheels park for skateboarders and BMX riders.

Admission and opening times

There is no charge for admission. Hengrove Park is open at all times.

Hengrove play park

We reserve the right to change these opening times at short notice for reasons like maintenance, weather and staff shortage.

Winter opening times: 1 October to 31 March

Monday and Tuesdays: closed (except in Bristol school holidays)
Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
Thursday: 10:30am to 5pm
Friday: 10am to  5pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 10:30am to 5pm

Will close at dusk if that’s earlier than 5pm

Christmas and new year 

24 to 26 December: closed
31 December to 1 January: closed

Summer Opening hours: 1 April to 30 September

Monday: closed (except bank holidays and in Bristol school holidays)
Tuesday: 10am to 6pm
Wednesday: 10am to 6pm
Thursday: 10:30am to 6pm
Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 10:30am to 6pm

Thursday and Sunday the park will open for settling sessions with restricted access from 9:30am to 10:30am.

Play park: inclusive settling sessions

Times: 9:30am to 10:30am, Thursdays and Sundays

Our inclusive settling sessions are for disabled children so they can enjoy all areas of the play park with their siblings and family.

To access the site, parent/carers must show their Bristol Register of Disabled Children Pink Card, or other local equivalent.

Hengrove wheels park

Open at all times.

Parking

There is no dedicated car park. Find out where to park in Bristol.

Disabled access

The park is mainly flat with tarmac paths, but Hengrove mounds is hilly and has rough paths and uneven ground.

There are accessible toilets at the play park.

To find out about accessibility at the play park, you can look at an access guide on DisabledGo.

Facilities and features

  • Café (at the play Park): closed until further notice
  • room available for children’s parities, £15 per hour, contact site office to book
  • toilets with baby change facilities (at the play park)
  • play park (see play park map for facilities (pdf, 1.1MB) (opens new window) )
  • wheels park for skateboards, rollerblades and BMX riders
  • seating areas and picnic areas (not covered)
  • wildlife area at west end of park

Model aircraft, including drones

Under the park byelaws, you can fly model aircraft, including drones, in part of Hengrove Park (pdf, 445KB) (opens new window) .

The model aircraft must weigh 7kg or less, without its fuel. The person flying the aircraft must be a member of the British Model Flying Association and have public liability insurance.

Contact details

Service details

  • Is there a cost for these services? no
Updated: more than six months ago.
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