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. The main park and wheels park are open at all times. The play park has opening 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 Cafe (inside the play park)
  • toilets with baby change facilities (at the play park with the same opening hours)
  • play park 
  • 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, pdf in part of Hengrove Park (444 KB) .

The model aircraft must weigh 7kg or less, without its fuel. The person flying the aircraft must:

Events

Hengrove Park is an event site with occasional events and a weekly car boot sale. Find more information on the Whitchurch Car Boot Sale website.

Hengrove play park

The Dome in Hengrove play park is currently closed

This is due to safety concerns.

It will stay closed whilst further survey work is carried out.

We hope to have the dome open soon. We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Opening times apply to pdf the play park (1.08 MB) .

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

Christmas Holiday opening hours 2022

  • open 10am to 4.30pm
  • open Thursday and Sunday from 9.30am for settling sessions
  • closed Saturday 24 December
  • closed Sunday 25 December
  • closed Monday 26 December
  • closed Tuesday 27 December
  • open Saturday 31 December 10am to 4pm
  • closed Sunday 1 January
  • closed Tuesday 3 January

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 and Saturday: 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday: 10.30am to 6pm

Play park disabled access

Thursday and Sunday the play park will open for inclusive settling sessions with restricted access from 9.30am to 10.30am.

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.

Beach Hut cafe

Opening times

Monday to Sunday: 10.30am to 4.30pm, kitchen closes at 4pm.

Opening times may change depending on the weather.

Find out about the Beach Hut cafe.

Hengrove skate park

Open at all times.