Battersea Park is a large (83 hectares/200 acres) Victorian park, built between 1854 and 1870. It was formally opened in 1858.
A major programme of work has recently been completed to restore and refurbish many of the Victorian and Festival of Britain elements of the park. There is much to enjoy in this Green Flag Award winning park including:
- A grand one-kilometre riverside promenade
- Magnificent fountains
- A large lake (rowing available during summer months)
- A lakeside café
- Ornamental and ecological areas
- Many notable trees
- Sports facilities
- Sports pitches and tennis courts
- Leisure activities (bowling green)
- Children's play areas
- Battersea Park Children's Zoo
- Changing exhibition area
- Events happening in the park
- Pump House Gallery
See the park's DisabledGo webpage for information on Battersea Park's access and facilities for the disabled.
For Battersea Park Children's Zoo, see their DisabledGo webpage.