Heavitree Pleasure Grounds

Whipton Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 2TN

Tel: 01392 262630

Heavitree Park

About

One of Exeter's favourite open spaces, Heavitree Pleasure Ground was opened in 1906 by the Heavitree Urban District Council. Originally designed by Veitch Nurseryman FW Meyer, the site was intended to be used for community recreation.

Today the park combines a wide range of leisure facilities for the city's residents with a strong horticultural heritage. Facilities for picnicking, skateboarding, basketball, BMX, tennis, bowls and play, make the pleasure ground a favourite family day out.

The park can be reached by foot or bicycle from entrances at Whipton Lane, Roseland Avenue, Hamlin Lane or Nicholas Road. Bus routes from the City Centre include the R and S.

Free paddling pools are open from June to September. Autumn brings a great show of colour from the wide variety of mature trees on site.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Directions

Road Directions

From City Centre, take Heavitree Road to Heavitree Fore Street. Turn left at Whipton Lane. Parking is available along the road.

Public Transport Directions

Buses from city centre include R and S.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event venue
  • Toilets

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Opening Times

Heavitree Pleasure Grounds (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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