Clissold Park - kidelp

Clissold Park

Clissold Park is a 55-acre green open space that opened in 1889 and is situated in Stoke Newington, in the London Borough of Hackney. There are sport facilities including a sports field, tennis courts, a bowling green and a skate park bowl. Joggers and cyclists can use the athletics track that goes around the whole park. Other facilities include children's playgrounds, an aviary and a mini zoo.


This exciting adventure playground is perfect for children of all ages to explore and run around in. It offers a giant sandpit with a wooden shipwreck to climb on, a variety of climbing structures like climbing ropes and a zip wire. There are also a couple of swings and slides and benches around it t relax on.

Children love animals so they can visit the aviary with its variety of animals such as captive deer and goats as well as a couple of small lakes that are home to wild ducks, geese, swans and other water birds. There is also a mini zoo that has rabbits, chickens, goats and fallow deer.

The One O'clock Club is open to children up to 5 who are accompanied by an adult. There are lots of free activities provided to kids including playing, getting messy with arts and crafts, music & singing and occasional classes and groups. For more information, call 020 8809 6700.

Food and Drink

Clissold House cafe serves a range of delicious hot and cold foods such as a traditional English breakfast, salads, sandwiches and hot or cold drinks. There is also a small selection of foods in the menu that is catered to young children. 


There are public toilets available including accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Opening times

Click here for updated opening/closing hours.

Getting there

You can get to the 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 N16 9HJ which you can use to help you to get there using a map or GPS device. Find parking information here.

  • Tube: Manor House -
  • Train: Stoke Newington.
  • Bus: 73, 141, 341, 393