Parks, play areas and open spaces
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE
Public Notice – The Animal Education Centre at East Park now reopen. Under the current lockdown rules Outdoor Gyms remain closed and public use is prohibited.
Parks, playgrounds and play areas are also open. Public toilets in our parks are also open between the hours of 10am and 3pm.
Following the Government announcement of the roadmap out of the third national lockdown which commenced on Tuesday 5 January, Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd are restarting activities in our parks and open spaces in line with the phased step approach.
The Government Roadmap now states that following can take place:
Step One - Monday 9 March and Monday 29 March
From Monday 8 March exercise and recreation can take place with your household or one other person in a public outdoor place at any time. This includes our parks and open green spaces.
From Monday 29 March the meeting outdoors is permitted under the rule of six or for two households, organised outdoor sport for children and adults can resume and outdoor parent and child groups for up to 15 people (not including under 5’s) can meet outdoors.
Step Two - Monday 12 April
From Monday 12 April onwards, outdoor attractions including zoos, can reopen.
While the rules for meeting outdoors are relaxing, people must continue to follow the Government guidance on social distancing and hygiene.
In the interest of public safety and social distancing vehicular access to the following parks and playing fields remains closed until further notice:
- East Park (please note car parking and access to East Park is now available via the Woodford Leisure Centre car park)
- Pickering Park
We thank you for understanding our current guidance, and encourage users to enjoy our parks and other green spaces in a safe and responsible manner. Please act upon the latest guidance on social distancing and good hygiene as recommended by Public Health England.
Hull’s parks are beautiful, relaxing spaces which play host to a range of activities and events enjoyed by the whole community.
We have 100 parks, playing fields and playgrounds as well as an aviary, conservatory and Animal Education Centre. Head to East Park for a memorable encounter with the animals, take a stroll through the beautiful Pearson Park steeped in history, or take a trip to Pickering Park to visit the sensory gardens. Whether it’s a picnic, a kick about or a day out with the family, Hull has all the facilities you could ever need. Our parks are home to a variety of sports clubs, friends groups and community organisations.
Visit our Partners Page to find out more about our parks partners
Select the links below to find out more about what you can do in our major parks in Hull.