Hengrove Park

Hengrove Park

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

A number of facilities and other services in parks have been closed until further notice.

Find the latest changes to park services due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

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.

1 February  2021 to 31 March 2021 

  • 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: 10am to 5pm 

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 skate park

Open at all times.


Hengrove Park, Hengrove Way, Hengrove, Bristol BS14 0HR


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

  • The Beach Hut Café (inside the play park)
  • 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

Beach Hut cafe

Find out about the Beach Hut cafe.

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: