Hillyfields Park (also known as Hilly Fields, Hilly Fields Country Park)7848

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

There are many mature trees in the park, including large pollarded trees and numerous oaks scattered over rough grassland, mainly old field boundary trees and the northern boundary is formed by the Turkey Brook.

History

Enfield UDC purchased 62 acres of farmland owned by Archdeacon Potter and opened Hilly Fields as a public park in 1911. In 1921 a wooden bandstand was built and was a popular attraction but later became derelict. It was restored in 2001 by the Friends of Hillyfields.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Gordon Hill; Crews Hill; Enfield Town then bus. Bus: W8, 191, 610, W10
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust