map of clissold park
Map of Clissold Park: click to enlarge Map courtesy of www.aroundtheparkin80days.com

Clissold Park is located in Stoke Newington, Hackney.
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Clissold Park has a wide range of facilities, including:

  • A large, well equipped playground suitable for all ages of children and young people
  • A Splash Pad (opened summer 2022. Closed for winter. Will reopen in summer 2023)
  • A wheelspark (read the Wheelspark Guidelines)
  • A multi use games area (‘cage’)
  • Table tennis tables
  • Tennis courts and Tennis Pavilion. Visit our Sports page for booking information
  • A dog-free area
  • An aviary
  • A butterfly dome 
  • A large animal enclosure including deer and goats.
  • An organic market garden run by Growing Communities. For information on when the site is open to the public contact Growing Communities: Growing Communities website
  • A One O’clock Club open to 0 – 5 year olds accompanied by an adult. Open 1 – 4pm, Monday to Friday. T: 020 8809 6700

Clissold House

Clissold House includes the cafe and rooms of varying sizes which are available for private hire.
» More about Clissold House, rates and how to book www.hackney.venues.com
Or contact the Events Officer on 020 8356 5505 or email venuehire@hackney.gov.uk

All floors of the house are venuehire@hamailto:venuehire@hackney.gov.ukckney.gov.ukaccessible via a lift and there is a small kitchen and a toilet on the top floor available to those booking rooms.

Clissold House Café

Clissold House cafe has been managed by Life Cafes and Resorts since 2019.
You can give feedback to the cafe using cards provided at the cafe. Feeb ack can be provided to the cafe using cards, or via their online form
The cafe shares information on its Facebook group

Former paddling pool

For more information please refer to the consultation pages and the outcome of the initial consultation. A further consultation on the future use of the area will take place in 2023.

Tennis Pavilion with rooms for hire

Tennis PavilionRun by Hackney City Tennis Clubs.
The Tennis Pavilion (entrance from Queen Elizabeth Walk) has rooms for hire for a range of  events from social gatherings and birthday parties to meetings, corporate days and  community events.
Call 020 8800 0680 or email info@hackneytennis.co.uk for further information.
» www.hackneytennis.co.uk

Pump House kiosk

The pump house kiosk café will be reopening in the first half of 2023. The contract to operate it was awarded to Finks in 2022. Outdoor Classroom in the bowling pavilion and bowling green area.
The School’s programme is suspended until further notice.


The main park toilets (including accessible toilets and baby changing) can be found on the end of the house nearest to the tennis courts. A further disabled access toilet, and nappy changing facilities, are on the middle floor of the house. There are also toilets on the ground floor of the house.

Park keepers and gardeners

There is a team of park keepers and gardeners in the park. Park staff regularly patrol the park. The Park Keepers work Mon – Sun, 9am to dusk.
Contact park staff: 020 8356 6834 (this diverts to a mobile phone)
Contact the Head Gardener: 020 8356 3747


For further information about the park please call 020 8356 4215

If you have strong views on matters concerning Clissold Park, then do make sure that local councillors know.

Contact details for Clissold Ward councillors are on the Hackney Council & Democracy pages, www.hackney.gov.uk