Other parks in Acton
Please contact the east ranger team for all enquiries and further information unless an alternative is stated.
Acton Green Common
King Charles’ army of cavaliers fought against the Earl of Essex’s army in the battles of Turnham Green on 12 November 1642 across part of Acton Green Common, Turnham Green and south over what was once called Chiswick Common Field. The central public path used to be a Roman road and was used by Legionnaires as a major route way. Has been part of the new developments in the Liveability Fund.
Access: The Avenue, South Parade, Acton Lane and Hardwicke Road
Transport: Tube: Turnham Green and Chiswick Park (District Line), Bus: E3 and 94.
Facilities: play area, picnic area and public toilet.
Mill Hill Gardens
A peaceful retreat tucked away between the houses with various facilities to keep you entertained.
Access: Avenue Road
Transport: Train: South Acton (Silverlink), Tube: Acton Town (Piccadilly and District line)
Facilities: Playground and picnic area
Park locking applies
Southfields Recreation Ground
Situated on one of four ancient fields in Acton which the council bought in 1908 from Wilkinson Sword Co. who during World War 1 manufactured over two million bayonets on site. Has been part of the new developments in the Liveability Fund.
Access: Southfield Road, Mansell Road and Hatfield Road.
Transport: Train: Acton Central (Silverlink), Tube: Turnham Green (District line), Bus: E3
Facilities: Playground, sports pitches, tennis courts, nature and wildflower meadow areas.
Created from wasteland in 1934 with an open-air theatre, which was subsequently pulled down. The gardens are called Springfield after the spring in Rosemont Road, which flows into Stamford Brook and eventually the River Thames at Hammersmith. Various types of industry such as leather and textiles once had mills powered by the brook. Has been part of the new developments in the Liveability Fund.
Access: Horn Lane, Creswick Road and Rosemont Road.
Transport: Train: Acton Town, Bus: 266, 207, 427
Park locking applies