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Gloucester Park

Gloucester Park

Gloucester Park

Gloucester Park is a busy and popular 11 hectare open space located close to the city centre and is the city's premier park.

  • Formal sports facilities, Gloucester City Winget Cricket Club and Gloucester Spa Bowling Club
  • Informal sports, table tennis table, basketball, skate park and multi-use games area at Baker's Field (just across Trier Way)
  • Children's play area, seasonal café, toilets (including accessible toilet via RADAR key) and baby changing facilities
  • Surfaced footpaths and seating throughout the park
  • Bandstand, flower beds, mature trees, memorial garden, water feature and aviary
  • Orienteering course
  • Historic statues and monuments
  • Pedestrian access points at Spa Road, Trier Way, Montpellier
  • Located off Park Road in Westgate ward, GL1 1LY
  • Bus routes 7, 9 and 63 run past the park (Trier Way), with other city centre services passing close by.

Formerly part of the 1815 Spa Pleasure Grounds, Gloucester Park was created by the City Corporation in 1848 and further extended to its current size in 1862. Located in a conservation area, the park contains many historic features, including statues of Robert Raikes and Queen Anne.

The park hosts many events throughout the year, culminating in the Gloucester Summer Festival, carnival, funfair and fireworks, a lively 2 week programme of music, events and activities held in late July/early August every year.​

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