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 London Borough of Hackney.

There is free public access to the park 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 at one of our unique events

This website is maintained by the Abney Park Trust, which organises events and activities at the Park. We rely on grants from the local council and other bodies as well as charitable donations. We also rely on volunteers to help us. 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

TimeOut Love London Awards Winner

This year 65,000 people London-wide voted for their favourite parks, restaurants and local spots. Abney Park is thrilled to have been voted ‘Most Loved Local Landmark in Dalston and Stoke Newington’. We would like to extend a big thank-you to all who voted, and to those who appreciate the nature and heritage that make Abney so unique. See TimeOut for details, and other local winners.

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Litter Picking at Abney Park

With all the great weather comes a corresponding rise in litter, sadly. We'd love you to join our band of litter-warriors dedicated to ensure Abney Park continues to look green and splendid. The Abney Park User Group monthly litter picking sessions allow you to put something back into the Park while taking a little out! We'll provide you with everything you need, but do wear sturdy shoes. The second Saturday of any month is the regular date. Get in touch if you have any queries.

Saturday 11th August, 10am
Gloves, litter pickers, bags provided
 

Meet at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St


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New Events

Now half price - Summer Holidays Art Classes for Children

Join us for contemporary art classes at Abney Park. The course will draw inspiration from the park surroundings, the nature, monuments and buildings. This will include walks and observation to inspire personal choice of subjects and individual art and expression. The classes will give a chance to learn about contemporary art and water colour painting (or pencil colouring). Dr Zeigam Azizov will be teaching the classes.

Monday 13th Aug to Friday 24th Aug
From 10am - 3pm, Mon to Fri
Half price tickets now: £20 per day per child, £90 for 5 days, £150 for 10 days

To book: email info@abneypark.org 
Suitable for 9-14 year olds

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The Valour of Robin Hood

We all know who Robin Hood was. Or do we? In a new version by Amii Griffith, The Valour of Robin Hood tells one of the greatest English folk tales, told out in the elements in the leafy and mysterious environs of Abney Park. All the components of the long ago good vs evil myth are here. Evading capture by the Sheriff of Nottingham, great feats of archery, and getting into mischief and mayhem along the way and yet who was Robin Hood?

Wednesdays to Sundays
5th to 16th September, 7pm
Tickets: £16 / £14 concs / £12 under 12's
Book tickets here
Anyone who wears a costume will get a surprise!

Entry at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St.
Entry from 6:30 - 6:50 pm

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Park opening times

Abney Park is open from
8 am year round and
closes at varying times.
The park's current 
opening hours are
8 am – 7 pm daily.

 

 

 

The Visitors Centre

Is usually open from
10 am – 3 pm, daily.

Times may vary so
please call before
making a special visit.

 

Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH 
Tel: 0207 275 7557
info@abneypark.org
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