The park is entered at the brow of Mansfield Hill through ornamental iron gates, the design incorporating the park's name and two leaping deer. It opens onto a small area of lawns with bedding displays in square, lozenge-shaped and circular island beds. A central path leads to the rolling hillside beyond. The park has fine views across William Girling Reservoir.
Where Mansfield Park is situated used to be communal grazing and hay-cropping land, the name Mansfield deriving from an Anglo-Saxon word meaning land held in common.
Visitor FacilitiesThe park is open from 9am - half hour before sunset.
- Access & Directions
Access Contact DetailsThe park is open from 9am - half hour before sunset.
DirectionsTube: Walthamstow Central (Victoria). Rail: Walthamstow Central; Chingford then bus. Bus: 97, 215
- Early 20th Century
London Parks and Gardens Trust