People and Communities directory - Homestead Park (managed by Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Location

Homestead Park
Water End
Rawcliffe and Clifton Without
YO30 6WP

Description

The park stretches across the corner from Water End (postcode YO30 6WP) to Shipton Road (postcode YO30 5RE), with an entrance on both roads.

Avenues and groups of ornamental trees give spring and autumn colour. This well-maintained park is a popular place for picnics.

The park was given to the people of York by Joseph Rowntree's son, Seebolm.

For more information contact the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on 01904 629241 or search opening times.

See the Disabled Go website for disability access information about Homested Park.

Facilities

  • herbaceous borders
  • under 12s play area including equipment for children with disabilities
  • toilets

Access

Open daily from 9am to dusk.

Travel and parking

Buses

Buses run frequently from the city centre.

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

Parking

There is a small car park at the Shipton Road entrance (postcode YO30 5RE).

The nearest council car park is Bootham Row car park (approximately 20-minutes away, on foot).

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

Managed by

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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