Abbey Park – Evesham

Monks Walk,Evesham,Worcestershire,WR11 4SL

01386 446944

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Enjoy a great open and play space for families to visit free of charge with fun features, grassy areas and great views.

Abbey Park has a wonderful setting with a natural terrace and excellent views from the higher levels over the adjacent river Avon. Boat trips run from the Park Quay in the summer.

 

Central to the town and originally the grounds to Evesham Abbey, the park interprets that heritage in a variety of ways.It has a wonderful setting with a natural terrace and excellent views from the higher levels over the adjacent river Avon. Boat trips run from the Park Quay in the summer.

Major investment has rejuvenated the park and it now throngs with families on a summer weekend, listening to music from brass bands whilst the children have a great time in the water play fountains. The park features a newly renovated play zone which includes an underground bank slide, a trampoline, basket swing, climbing units, wide slide, and a huge sand play area.

Noted as the jewel in Evesham’s crown by Britain in Bloom judges, it has something for everyone to enjoy from the unique artwork, the skate park, to the lily pool and the Penny Whistle sculpture. It hosts a variety of events through the year including a hot air balloon festival in June, children’s summer holiday activities, river festival in July, and fishing festival in August.

The park has been awarded Green Flag status for 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12.

  • Opening – Every Day of the Year.
  • Parking – At the adjacent multi storey car park, access from Monks Walk or on the Crown Meadows on the other side of the Rowing Club access from Abbey Road.
  • Toilets – In the park – open all year. Access for the disabled is possible at all entrances but best to avoid the ones at the top of the park if steep slopes are difficult to manage.
  • Kiosk – Open for drinks and light snacks in the summer months.
  • Facilities – Mature trees, open grass areas, shrub planting, ornamental herbaceous borders, children’s play area, water play fountains, skate park, lily pool, picnic benches and plentiful seating, variety of artwork (including Penny Whistle wood carving), bandstand, historic features, Simon de Montfort memorial, bell tower and clarion, boat trips on the river, lighted avenue of lime trees along the river..
  • Dog Waste Poop scoop bins provided. Please collect up after your dog.
  • Lifebuoys – Located along the river inside red cases.
  • Area – Approx. 3 hectares.

Facilities

Children Welcome

Childrens Play Area

On Site Catering

On Site Parking

Pets Welcome

Picnic Site

Public Toilet

Restaurant

How to find Abbey Park – Evesham

Monks Walk Evesham Worcestershire WR11 4SL