- Parks and Playgrounds
Suitable for all ages
Venue type: Outdoor
Victoria Park at 86.18 hectares of open space, is the largest park in Tower Hamlets, and is a very popular location for everyone, with over 12 million visits per year! It is free to visit and open 364 days a year, between 7am and dusk.
The park opened in 1845, making it the oldest public park in London, and in 2012 it was voted by the public to be the favourite park in England! There are 2 cafes on either side of the park, The Park Café in the east, and the Pavilion Café in the west, plus sporting facilities such as tennis courts, a bowls green, cricket nets, and football pitches. There is also a boating lake to enjoy, a skate park, and a Splash Pool water play are that is open daily between May and September.
The park is home to many historic artifacts and features, and has decorative gardens and wilder natural areas, as well as open grasslands to explore. Victoria Park is also used as a concert venue, and hosts many festivals each year. It also offers numerous events for the community, such as nature walks, wildlife clubs, sports days, and fairgrounds, plus it has 2 halls that are hirable for parties etc.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Snacks Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
Getting There and Contact Information
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Greater London, E3 5TB, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Open 7am to dusk 364 days per year: Closed Christmas Day. Splash Pool: Open from the last weekend in May to the first weekend in September. 11am to 5pm.
Free to visit.
Victoria Park has two cafes, The Pavilion Cafe in the West and The Park Cafe in the East. Ice cream vans are also on site during the warmer months. Picnic benches are spread throughout the park for those wishing to eat.
Multiple public toilets in the park all of which offer an accessible cubicle. There are also baby change facilities.
Baby food facilities
Baby change facilities in the park.