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Lovely park

Walking areas lovely very quite and good parking area cafe area nice and clean coffee and tea good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marion S
Brandon suffolk
Quite diverse place.

Nowton park is a lot bigger than I thought and is a simple place for a coffee or a long quiet walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“play area”(15 reviews)
“coffee shop”(10 reviews)
“dog walk”(4 reviews)
Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds, England
+44 1284 763666
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 March 2016

My friend and I had a lovely walk this morning around the park, enjoying the vast array of gorgeous daffodils. It really is a lovely place for children, dogs and adults. The daffodils were at their best. A car parking charge of £2 for over...More

3  Thank lindarice48
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Nice park, some real good walk and interesting features, BUT parking charges introduced recently are a rip off!. Why should anybody have to pay to walk in a public park. And parking restrictions have been introduced so you cannot park else where.

3  Thank Peter B
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All reviews play area coffee shop dog walk all ages pay and display mature trees refreshment area lovely place to walk two hours saturday morning play ground lots of space for sale daffodils maze walks toilets
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking areas lovely very quite and good parking area cafe area nice and clean coffee and tea good but sandwiches much to be desired only butter on one side it the sandwiches thought 4 single half sandwich and 1 coffe and 1 tea overprices at...More

Thank Marion S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nowton park is a lot bigger than I thought and is a simple place for a coffee or a long quiet walk to simly enjoy the lovely countryside.

Thank Adventurer824078
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Use the park regularly, As it is only a few minutes from where we live. Have been to a few music concerts there . Plenty of parking,ideal for a walk on a nice day.

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect place where you can do a quick half hour dog walk, or a three hour walk, depending on which way you go (there's a big circular route). Unfortunately you do have to pay to park but it's not much at all. There's a...More

Thank travellerinyellow
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Whether it is a hot summer day or a fresh winter afternoon, we always love to visit Nowton Park. Our dog absolutely loves the walks, as do we, even though some owners need to respect that dogs are asked to stay on leads. We love...More

Thank Sara's Lifestyl... D
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We go here quite a lot with our 3 younger children. They love exploring and going to new places and they particularly like nowton park. The car parking is large and is fairly cheap, with a cafe and small play area located to the side....More

Thank Ashkes
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We were looking for somewhere close to Bury St Edmunds where we could give our lively cocker spaniel a good run whilst staying at our daughters. We've visited this place twice in 3 days and it is ideal for what we want. Only a mile...More

1  Thank ceejay953
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have, again, enjoyed a lovely cup of coffee at the Grounds cafe, Nowton Park, near the play area. We also ate there, spicy chicken wrap and toasted sandwich, they were freshly made to order. Staff in cafe are always very friendly,...More

1  Thank Crismick
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice park with good disabled facilities. The car park is flat and is next to the cafe outside seating area. Cafe is wheelchair accessible and there are disabled toilets just outside Cafe,radar key not required. Lots of open spaces with nice flat...More

2  Thank Karina L
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue . Jools Holland was as expected amazing . Car parking was £10 !!!! Water was confiscated at the gate !!! No picnics allowed although picnics were allowed for Gilbert O Sullivan ,Abba tribute and UB 40 . I have lots of allergies and...More

Thank Nikki S
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Fanny F
15 July 2018|
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Response from MarkW8159 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it’s not as pleasant as when all areas are open.
Margaret P
26 June 2018|
Response from Ana F | Reviewed this property |
It’s to far to walk but you should be able to get a bus from town center to the park