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Lovely gardens

Off the beaten track hence usually pretty quiet very peaceful, spacious gardens close to the river... read more

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An Exceptional Park!

Rowntree Park is a beautiful park with something for everyone! There are tennis courts, a... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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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 yesterday

Off the beaten track hence usually pretty quiet very peaceful, spacious gardens close to the river. An excellent cafe overlooking the gardens is a bonus.

Thank rjcjtraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago

Rowntree Park is a beautiful park with something for everyone! There are tennis courts, a skateboard park, and a lake with ducks who will come to visit you because they assume you have something to eat for them in your pocket. Feeding them, of course,...More

Thank mamacooking
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I discovered the park by accident a couple of weeks ago and found a lovely spot not far from the centre of York. It has something for all ages, tennis courts, bowling green, kids play area, cafe. We visited the cafe today and it was...More

Thank jackiektchn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When to rowntree park lovely place tennis courts, skate board park, basketball court, large lake geese duck. Beautiful place great for a picnic. Nice cafe there also. Ice cream van in small car park. Also large play area worth a visit.

Thank Jane720
Reviewed 6 September 2018

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 30 August 2018

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 25 August 2018

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

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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 6 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
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Emma M
17 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