Welcome to Abney Park

Abney Park in Stoke Newington, one of the ‘magnificent seven’ garden cemeteries of London, is a woodland memorial park and Local Nature Reserve, managed by the Abney Park Trust.

We offer free public access throughout the year so everyone can come and enjoy this oasis of peace and greenery with a fascinating history.

Take a guided walk, learn how to carve a spoon or chisel stone, discover why seemingly dead trees are cities for wildlife, or experience the magic of Abney after dark at one of our unique events

The Trust relies on grants from the local council and other bodies as well as charitable donations. We also rely on volunteers to help us maintain this unique site and keep it open to all at no charge. We're always happy to hear from anyone who would like to help, so please do get in touch if you want to be a part of magical Abney.

News from Abney Park

Abney Closures due to weather

Abney was closed today, Weds 28 Jan, due to high winds. There will be a safety inspection tomorrow, Thursday 29 Jan. If all is safe the park will hopefully be reopened late morning.

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Happy Birthday Abney Park!

It's 175 years since Abney Park cemetery was established in 1840 and we want you to help us celebrate! Please get in touch if you would like to volunteer with us to make 2015 a year to remember!

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New Events

Green Woodworking Sessions

Come and learn about the ancient art of shaping green wood using handtools. Learn a skill that offers great satisfaction and make something to be proud of, from a spoon to a stool.
Various dates and prices

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February Walk Cancelled

Our usual monthly guided walk has been cancelled for this Sunday 1 Feb. Normal service should resume in March.

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Park opening times

Abney Park is open from 8am year round and closes at varying times. 

The current opening hours are 8am – 4pm daily.


The Visitors Centre

is usually open from
10am – 2pm,  
Monday to Friday,
though times vary
so please call before
making a special visit.

Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH

Tel: 0207 275 7557