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Scarcroft Green - Parks and open spaces directory


Scarcroft Green
Scarcroft Road
YO24 1BQ


Scarcroft Green is managed by City of York Council. The bowling and croquet facility is managed by York Croquet Club.

This large open space offers a breathing space in a busy urban setting on the outskirts of the city centre.

  • play area with a wide variety of play equipment suitable for all age ranges
  • large open grassed area
  • outdoor table tennis table
  • five-a-side football posts
  • 1 bowling green
  • 2 croquet lawns

Scarcroft Green is open 24/7. There is easy access with level pathways and a cycle route. Access to the bowling and croquet greens is restricted to players.

Travel and parking


Buses run frequently from the city centre to Scarcroft Green.

For up-to-date information about local bus routes see the iTravel York website.


The nearest council car park is Bishopthorpe Road car park (approximately 5-minutes away, on foot).

You can also use available on-street parking in the surrounding streets, showing consideration for local residents.

However, please note that a number of surrounding streets fall with Residents' Priority Parking Scheme zones

Managed by
City of York Council