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I went to sit and read in the park as I live opposite and have no garden. It was peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Jo V
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Beckenham & Stanhope Bowling Club

Learn Green Bowling in a really lovely setting at the rear of the park, Six afternoons a week will... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Croydon Road, Beckenham BR3 3PR, England
+44 300 303 8658
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide open (and therefore safe) green space close to centre of Beckenham. I happily walk dogs there. Commend it absolutely

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Croydon Recreation Ground many times throughout the years and it is always a very pleasant experience, it is kept so clean and because I go with my parents and two dogs we have met many dog owners and our dogs...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I went to sit and read in the park as I live opposite and have no garden. It was peaceful and enjoyed my time reading

Thank Jo V
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Living in Beckenham itself is a bonus being so close to this highly spacious park. It’s carefully gardened too so it always feel very clean and tidy. The surrounding oaks and elms are amazing and some needed to be lopped last summer, meaning the whole...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Learn Green Bowling in a really lovely setting at the rear of the park, Six afternoons a week will generally find s member who will show you the rudiments of the game FREE of charge and even make you cup of tea !

Thank tractorboy40
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Ian, the park keeper, works really hard to keep the park free of rubbish. Nice local green space. Toilets are just for the desperate. Cafe has limited offerings but their canned drinks are always super cold.

Thank Tanya N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This park is nicely maintained. There are tennis courts, a small cafe and children's play area with little paddling pool. The park links several areas of Beckenham so is a nice alternative to walking along the streets.

Thank L G
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Croydon Road rec' gave a lovely view out of the window of the wards of the old Beckenham hospital 'laying' in wards. It was the site of the bandstand where Bowie once played. We used the rec as our home football pitch

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 6 April 2018

A lovely little park, great for an afternoon with the children, or walking the dogs. It can get a bit boggy if there has been a lot of rain, but a lovely place to visit in the drier months

1  Thank Avril M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

It's a nice open space good on sunny days or to take the dog for a walk. If you're coming to Beckenham from elsewhere for some slightly cleaner suburban air I would recommend Kelsey Park instead, which is only 5 mins walk away from Croydon...More

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Response from Avril M | Reviewed this property |
Croydon Road is nearest, enter the gate by the Beckenham Beacon and the paddling pool is about 100 yards in front of you