Green spaces in Tottenham
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Tottenham is home to a vast amount of parks and green space to visit, from Markfield Park in the South, to Bruce Castle Park in the north. Many of these parks have many facilities including childrens playgrounds, sports and recreational facilities, and are easily accessible by cycling and public transport. 

We've collated a map of parks around Tottenham - and listed information about these individually below.

Bruce Castle Park

Address: Lordship Ln, Tottenham, London N17 8NU

Closest transport: White Hart Lane Station, Bruce Grove Station, bus routes 123, 149, 243, 259, 279, 318, 341, 349, 476W3, W4

A large green space in north Tottenham, parts of the land date back to the eleventh century. This is Tottenham’s first park, opening to the public in 1892, embedded with lots of history. Features in the park include tennis courts, a children’s playground and paddling pool, and Bruce Castle Museum, housing the local history collection. The park also has an ancient oak, reputedly over 400 years old.

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Chesnuts Park

Address: St Ann’s Road, West Green, N15 5BN

Closest transport: Seven Sisters Station, Harringay Green Lanes Station, bus routes 29, 41, 67, 141, 230, 341, W5

Chestnuts Park is an open playing field with a café and picnic terrace at the southern end of the site, a playground, outdoor gym, tennis courts and a multi-use games area (MUGA) which, although designed for football, can be used for a variety of sports. There is also a basketball hoop and line markings just outside the MUGA. The park also has a community willow garden and orchard of 21 fruit trees.

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Downhills Park

Address: Downhills Park Road, West Green, London N17 6PE

Closest transport: Turnpike Lane Station, bus routes 41, 67, 230341, W4

To the west of the site is a recreation ground, used every weekend during the season for both organised sport and for more informal kickabouts by children and adults of all ages. The formal gardens lie to the east of the Park.

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Down Lane Park

Address: Lordship Ln, London N17 6NU

Closest transport: Turnpike Lane Station, Bruce Grove Station, bus routes 123, 144, 217, 231, 243, 318, 444

Located at the heart of Tottenham, the Lordship Recreation Ground is the largest park in Tottenham. Opening in 1932, key features including the ‘Model Traffic Area, the Moselle Brook which runs through the site, a skatepark and Harmony Gardens. This is the largest park space in Tottenham.

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Lordship Recreation Ground

Address: Lordship Ln, London N17 6NU

Closest transport: Turnpike Lane Station, Bruce Grove Station, bus routes 123, 144, 217, 231, 243, 318, 444

Located at the heart of Tottenham, the Lordship Recreation Ground is the largest park in Tottenham. Opening in 1932, key features including the ‘Model Traffic Area, the Moselle Brook which runs through the site, a skatepark and Harmony Gardens. This is the largest park space in Tottenham.

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Markfield Park

Address: 43 Crowland Road, London N15 6UL

Closest transport: South Tottenham Station, Tottenham Hale Station, bus routes 41, 76, 149, 243, 318, 349, 476W4

The park has many areas and facilities within. These include a childrens playground, football pitches Brooks, picnic and BMX areas, Graffiti walls and a community garden.

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Tottenham Garden of Peace

Address: Philip Lane, Tottenham, London N15 4JA

Closest transport: Seven Sisters Station, Tottenham Hale StationBruce Grove Station, bus routes 41, 76, 123, 149, 230, 259, 279, 318, 341, 349, 476, W4

Located between the Town Hall area, Tottenham High Road and the bus garage, Tottenham Green provides a green, open space which is used by regular recreational activities and by the monthly market. A major feature to the south of the site is the war memorial along the high road.

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Tottenham Green

Address: Philip Lane, Tottenham, London N15 4JA

Closest transport: Seven Sisters Station, Tottenham Hale StationBruce Grove Station, bus routes 41, 76, 123, 149, 230, 259, 279, 318, 341, 349, 476, W4

Located between the Town Hall area, Tottenham High Road and the bus garage, Tottenham Green provides a green, open space which is used by regular recreational activities and by the monthly market. A major feature to the south of the site is the war memorial along the high road.

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Tottenham Marshes

Address: Watermead Way, London N17 0XD

Closest transport: Tottenham Hale Station, Northumberland Park Station, Meridian Water Station, bus routes 3441, 76, 123, 192, 230, 318, 341, 476, W3, W4

Tottenham Marshes are located to the extreme East of Tottenham, covering over 100 acres of land. The Marshes are amongst the last remaining examples of semi-natural wetland in London. Tottenham Marshes forms part of the wider Lea Valley Regional Park, following the route of the River Lea. The main features of the site are the expansive selection of wildlife and vegetation, the River Lea and brooks which run across the entire length of the site, and the recreational spaces for exercising and cycling.

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To find out more about parks and open green spaces in Tottenham, the borough of Haringey and beyond, here are a few websites which provide useful information.

Haringey Council: Parks and Open Spaces
https://www.haringey.gov.uk/libraries-sport-and-leisure/parks-and-open-spaces

 

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