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).

Beach Hut Cafe' closed: 1 November 2020 to 1 February 2021.

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 dusk
  • Thursday: 10:30am to dusk
  • Friday: 10am to dusk
  • Saturday: 10am to dusk
  • Sunday: 10am to dusk

Christmas and new year closed dates

Play park will be closed on:

  • Thursday 24 December: closed
  • Friday 25 December: closed
  • Saturday 26 December: closed
  • Sunday 27 December: closed
  • Monday 28 December: closed
  • Friday 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 skate park

Open at all times.

Location

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

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

  • The Beach Hut Café (inside the play Park): 10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday, open 7 days a week during Bristol schools holidays (times subject to weather conditions)
  • room available for children’s parties, £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: