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Lovely grounds

This is a large park with tennis courts , lakes ,playarea and lovely walk. It's good to combine the... read more

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Picnic lunch

Beautiful and well-kept park. Not as messy or smelly as when I previousy visited as the geese were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“city centre”(19 reviews)
This park is perfect for the whole family since it offers everything from children play equipment and basketball to tennis courts and picnic areas.
Terry Avenue, York YO23 1JQ, England
+44 1904 613161
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large park with tennis courts , lakes ,playarea and lovely walk. It's good to combine the park and river walk.

Thank jcksj752
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and well-kept park. Not as messy or smelly as when I previousy visited as the geese were limited to the little lake instead of walking all over the footpaths! Pity I picked a bad weather day!

Thank misty1943
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is well kept, very pretty with lots to do for young and old. You can go for a leisurely walk around the lake or play games on the swing park, there is basket ball and much more. There is even fresh herbs growing...More

1  Thank BarbnLuke
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A tribute to the Yorkshire folk from Mr Rowntree and IT IS AMAZING-Beautifully kept and tranquil although a stones throw from the city's hustle and bustle. Definitely time here for relaxation and contemplation.

Thank Hazel S
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here during our stay in York. Was a beautiful sunny morning, we strolled along the Walls then alongside the river to get to the park. Strolled around gardens, lake, fed the ducks and had a lovely breakfast at the cafe. Saw squirrels, geese,...More

Thank carolinedurham2017
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A good sized park just to the south of the city walls, with performance areas, tennis courts, a playground, and even a cafe/library.

Thank Traveller001Scotland
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Large area to walk around or have a picnic with a large play area/park for the children. Great for walking the dog but a large lake in the middle with a lot of birds on it (ducks to feed). Quite a few events happen throughout...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 29 July 2018

An excellent venue for families and groups to enjoy a picnic. Lots of local amenities. Clean toilets. Kids play areas. A well kept and pleasant park by the river.

Thank Ned N
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Good park with reasonably sized play park and some interesting sculptures dotted about. There’s a cafe inside and the odd ice cream van about. Lots of goslings and ducklings too.

Thank Motiva
Reviewed 12 July 2018

dedicated to the people of your by Joseph Rowntree of chocolate fame. this green space by the river is just 2 minutes stroll from the town centre then 2 minutes more to country river side walks , walk your dogs , tire your children in...More

1  Thank Richard S
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Emma M
18 July 2018|
Response from J B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don’t know. Perhaps go on the York Council site under ‘parks and gardens ‘
Phil W
16 August 2017|
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Response from GreyPacker | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this a question, more of a statement. And having used toilets in India, I doubt Rooftrees Park can hold a candle to those, you had to hold your breath while using them. Still it is not what I would expect to... More