Battersea Park - kidelp

Battersea Park

Battersea Park is a beautiful 200-acre Victorian Park opened in 1858. It's a large green space in Battersea, about 3 kilometres south of Hyde Park Corner. Gaze at the beautiful views of the River Thames, visit art galleries and see the Peace Pagoda by the river. Enjoy the stunning gardens including the rose garden, the winter garden and sub-tropical gardens. There are endless things to do with the family in this park like riding the pedalos on the lovely boating lake and taking in the nature.


Kids can explore Battersea Park's adventure playground that has exciting features like slides, high climbing nets, climbing structures and many more. Perfect for kids over age 5, they can have lots of fun and interact with other kids!

Visit the fantastic Battersea Park Children's Zoo and see lots of fascinating animals like lemurs, meerkats, monkeys, goats, donkeys and many other animals that your kids will love while learning about them at the same time.

Food & Drink

Putt in the Park is a Bar/Pizzeria/Cafe where you can sit, play golf and wait for your food to arrive or simply order takeaway and sit anywhere in the park. There's a wide variety of food and drink like fresh, high quality pizzas, sharing platters, breakfast sandwiches, croissants, cakes as well as drinks like tea and coffee and many more.


There are toilets available around the park.

Opening Times

8am until dusk.

Getting There

You can get to Battersea Park by public transport and visit the TFL (Transport for London) website to plan your journey easily, knowing which bus or train to take at which times. The postcode is SW11 4NJ which you can use to help you to get there using a map or GPS device. For parking, visit here.

  • By Tube / Train: The closest railway station is Queenstown Road (Battersea) Railway station.
  • By Bus: 44, 137, 344, 452