Ealing parks

Other parks in Ealing

Blondin Park and Nature Area

Local nature reserve comprising a community orchard, wildflower meadow and pond. Community group Friends of Blondin actively helps to maintain the site.

Access: Boston Manor and Windmill Road
Transport: Tube: Boston Manor (Piccadilly line) Northfields (Piccadilly line), Bus: E8, E3
Facilities: Community orchard, wildflower meadow, pond, playground, nature reserve
Open access
Contact: east ranger team

Dean Gardens

Formerly known as Ealing Dean Common, this area was used as allotments until 1909 when residents of West Ealing successfully petitioned to use the land as a park. The site has had the addition of play facilities for all ages.

Access: Main entrance is on Uxbridge Road.
Transport: Train: West Ealing, Bus: 83, 207, 607, E2, E3, E7, E8
Facilities: Two play areas, public toilets
Open access
Contact:  east ranger team

Drayton Green

Small green open space with a children's playground. The area within the old running path is frequently used for sport.
Access: Drayton Bridge Road, Drayton Green and Manor Road
Transport: Train: Drayton Green (Thames Trains), Bus: E1, E11
Facilities: Playground, playcentre
Open access
Contact:  east ranger team

Ealing Common

Open parkland used for grazing animals and donkey rides in the last century.
Access: Uxbridge road, just east of the town centre and the south circular
Transport: Tube: Ealing Common (District line) Ealing Broadway (Central and District line), Bus: 83, 207, E10
Facilities: Meadow area , public toilets
Open access
Contact:  east ranger team

Fox Wood

One of the few remaining woodland areas in Ealing, particularly special because of ancient woodland species at the northern end of the site. It became a Local Nature Reserve in 1991, Fox Wood lies beyond the sports pitches on the banks of an old reservoir, which was drained during World War 2 to prevent it being used as a navigational aid for enemy aircraft. A great place to see wild flowers, birds and animals.

Access: Fox Lane or Hillcrest Road
Transport: Tube: Hanger Lane (Central line), Bus: 83, 112, PR1
Facilities: Nature and meadow areas, sports pitches
Open access
Contact:  east ranger team

Gunnersbury Park

English Heritage recognises Gunnersbury Park as one of the most important parks in the country. Gunnersbury is jointly run by Ealing and Hounslow councils, who formed the Gunnersbury Park Regeneration Board to consider the best way to protect the park for future generations.

Access: Popes Lane, Acton W3 8LQ
Transport: Acton Town station (District or Piccadilly line)
Facilities: Ornamental gardens including woods and lakes, nine hole golf, tennis courts, football and cricket pitches. Car park and public toilets. 

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Gurnell Grove

Small play area with a footpath link-up to Castlebar Halt conservation area - part of which is managed as a hay meadow.

Access: Hathaway Gardens or Gurnell Grove
Transport: Bus: E2, E7,E9, E10, 297
Open access
Contact: east ranger team

Hanger Hill Park

Sloped grassland park containing perimeter flowerbeds, shrubs and ancient oak trees. Undulating ground adjacent to Hanger Lane is thought to have been an air-raid shelter during World War 2. Three are natural springs and native oak trees, which grow well on the clay soils. The site also has a junior play area.

Access: Hillcrest Road, Fox Lane (from Birkdale Road) and Hanger Lane
Transport: Tube: Hanger Lane (Central line), Bus: 83, 112, PR1
Facilities: Playground, pitch and putt golf course and refreshments.
Open access
Contact:  east ranger team, Golf course: (020) 8991 5343

Hanger Hill Wood

Named from 'Hangra', the Old English word for wooded slope, this site hosts a variety of woodland plants and birds including large oak and beech trees.

Access: Hanger Lane (at pedestrian crossing by Hillcrest Road) Alternative access is at several points on Chatsworth Road.
Transport: Tube: Hanger Lane (Central line) Park Royal (Piccadilly line)Bus: 83, 112
Facilities: Wildlife interest and part of the London Cycle Network
Open access
Contact:  east ranger team

Lammas Park

Formal park of 25 acres which derives its name from 'lammas' land – land on which manor tenants could graze cattle after a harvest in medieval times. Tennis courts and a nature area are located opposite Culmington Road.

Access: Culmington Road, Elers Road, Northfields Avenue and Clovelly Road.
Transport: Tube: Northfields (Piccadilly line) or South Ealing (Piccadilly line), Bus: E2, E3, 65. Alternative bus: 83, 207, E8, E10, and N207. Walk through Walpole Park from the Uxbridge Road.
Facilities: Nature area, bowling greens, croquet pitch, tennis courts, junior football pitch, playground, playcentre
Park locking applies.
Contact: east ranger team, Lammas park playcentre: (020) 8810 0240  

Longfield, Perivale East Meadow and Pitshanger Riverside

Three meadows with natural riverbanks forming part of the Brent River Park. Walkers can enjoy the riverside with mallards, moorhens, kingfishers and other river wildlife.

Access: Argyle Road, Ruislip Road East, and Perivale Lane
Transport: Train: South Greenford, Tube: Perivale (Central line), Bus: E2, E5, E7, E9
Facilities: Nature area and wildlife interest
Open access
Contact:  east ranger team

Montpelier Park

The current site of Montpelier Park once belonged to one of the leading public girls school in the country. It was called Princess Helena College and was opened by the Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) in July 1882. Today the wood stands on what were once the college’s sports pitches.

Access: Mount Avenue or Montpelier Road
Transport: Tube: Ealing Broadway (Central and District line)
Bus: E2, E9
Facilities: Wildlife interest
Open access
Contact: east ranger team