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Rothamsted Park

Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2HU

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  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's play area, skate park, cycle route, football pitches (astro and grass), 5 aside pitches, tennis courts, two sports pavilions, BBQ and picnic areas, Harpenden Swimming Pool and Harpenden Leisure Centre.


  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Harpenden.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Amenbury Lane Public Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Amenbury Lane.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a small public car park located at the far end of Orchard Road.

Outside Access (Hay Lane)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Hay Lane)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Outside Access (Leyton Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Leyton Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, loose wood chippings, tarmac, concrete and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are several information and guide boards located through out the park.

Children's Playground

  • The children's playground is located within a fenced area.
  • Access into the play area is via a single width gate (100cm) that opens away from you (push).
  • The pathway leading to the play area is tarmac and varies in width.

Tennis Courts and 5 Aside Football

  • The pathways leading to the tennis courts, 5 aside football pitches are tarmac and uneven in areas.
  • There is a steep slope to the entrance of the tennis courts and a moderate slope to the pitches.
  • The pitches and courts are within a fenced area and access is via a gate
  • The width of the gate is 110cm.
  • Hire of the the courts and pitches is through Harpenden Sports Centre.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are located within Harpenden Leisure Centre and Harpenden Swimming Pool.

Standard Toilet(s)