Clarence Gardens
Wigginton Road
YO31 8NS


Managed by City of York Council in association with Clarence Gardens Bowling Association.

Clarence Gardens has been awarded a Green Flag Award. Sites that carry the Green Flag status are considered to be the best in the country.

These small, traditional public gardens, enclosed by mature trees, offer a breathing space in a busy urban setting. They are situated adjacent to York District Hospital. There is easy access with level pathways. Cycling is not allowed in the gardens.


  • formal gardens with rose beds and plenty of benches
  • two bowling greens
  • a newly refurbished children's play area - entrance from Haxby Road

Travel and parking


Buses run frequently from the city centre to York District Hospital, opposite Clarence Gardens.

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


There are no council car parks close to this location.

Parking is available next to Clarence Gardens in a private pay and display car park.

Please note that a number of surrounding streets fall with Residents' Priority Parking Scheme zones

Managed by

City of York Council

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