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Hove Park, located within Goldstone Crescent and covering almost 40 acres, is a popular location for families, dog walkers, and runners. It is open throughout the year, and free to visit.
The park features a mix of large areas of open grass, flowerbeds, mature trees, and a number of recreational facilities to enjoy, including a football pitch, basketball court, several tennis courts, and bowling green. There is also a fenced off playground, and a seasonal miniature railway.
A paved path runs all around the park, and there are several paved paths crossing the park at various points. The ‘Fingermaze', a piece of public sculpture lined with, by environmental artist Chris Drury, can be found at the eastern edge of the park. It's a giant fingerprint made of stones set into turf in a labyrinth like design that will appeal to all ages.
Be sure to check out the park's great claim to fame, the Goldstone, which lies in its southwest corner. This is a huge rock, weighing about 20 tons, that is commonly believed to have been used by the Druids for worship. If you have a good look, you will see the shape of a human face clearly visible in the stone!
Park: Always open. Pavilion Tea Rooms 8.30am to 5.30pm.
Entry is free, some features may charge.
Goldstone Crescent, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 6LR, England
WebsiteClick here to visit Hove Park's website.
Hove Park has not told us about their parking.
Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.
Yes, there are baby changing facilities.
Hove Park has not told us if you can bring a picnic.
Hove Park has not told us about their dining options.
Hove Park has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.
Hove Park has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.
Hove Park has not told us if they are dog friendly.