Christchurch Park opens at 07:00 every day. All other parks open at 07:30 Monday - Saturday and 09:00 on Sundays, with the exception of Chantry and Bourne Parks which are open 24 hours a day.
Closing times vary according to the season.
The table below shows the closing times for our small and large parks (excluding Chantry and Bourne Parks which are not locked) and any park toilets. Find out which parks have toilets on our public toilets page.
A whistle is blown when locking time commences so please make your way to the nearest exit.
The following gates are opened first and closed last:
* Please note that the Arboretum gates at Christchurch Park are locked 15 minutes before all other gates.
B.S.T. begins Sunday 26th March 2023 and ends Sunday 29th October 2023.
|Month||Date||Toilets lock||Small parks lock||Large parks lock|
Large Parks that lock: Holywells Park and Christchurch Park
Small parks that lock: Alexandra Park, Brunswick Park, Cherry Lane Rec, Stonelodge Park.(Open 8am) Newbury Rec, Maryon Road Play Area, Murray Road MUGA.
Toilets that lock (All year): Whitehouse Park, Castle Hill Rec, Dumbarton Rec, Chantry Park, Holywells Park, Christchurch Park (Westerfield road and Arboretum toilets), Bourne Park
Toilets that lock (Seasonal): Alexandra Park, Murray Road Rec