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I went to sit and read in the park as I live opposite and have no garden. It was peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Jo V
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Beckenham & Stanhope Bowling Club

Learn Green Bowling in a really lovely setting at the rear of the park, Six afternoons a week will... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
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“paddling pool”(9 reviews)
“david bowie”(6 reviews)
“band stand”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Croydon Road, Beckenham BR3 3PR, England
+44 300 303 8658
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

With a busy main road only a breath away, it is lovely to know that to relax and find peace is here at Croydon Recreation Ground. It is also a safe haven for the children to play in as well. The perfect retreat for time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Wide open (and therefore safe) green space close to centre of Beckenham. I happily walk dogs there. Commend it absolutely

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

I have been going to Croydon Recreation Ground many times throughout the years and it is always a very pleasant experience, it is kept so clean and because I go with my parents and two dogs we have met many dog owners and our dogs...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I went to sit and read in the park as I live opposite and have no garden. It was peaceful and enjoyed my time reading

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jo V
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Living in Beckenham itself is a bonus being so close to this highly spacious park. It’s carefully gardened too so it always feel very clean and tidy. The surrounding oaks and elms are amazing and some needed to be lopped last summer, meaning the whole...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Learn Green Bowling in a really lovely setting at the rear of the park, Six afternoons a week will generally find s member who will show you the rudiments of the game FREE of charge and even make you cup of tea !

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Ian, the park keeper, works really hard to keep the park free of rubbish. Nice local green space. Toilets are just for the desperate. Cafe has limited offerings but their canned drinks are always super cold.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tanya N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This park is nicely maintained. There are tennis courts, a small cafe and children's play area with little paddling pool. The park links several areas of Beckenham so is a nice alternative to walking along the streets.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Croydon Road rec' gave a lovely view out of the window of the wards of the old Beckenham hospital 'laying' in wards. It was the site of the bandstand where Bowie once played. We used the rec as our home football pitch

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 6 April 2018

A lovely little park, great for an afternoon with the children, or walking the dogs. It can get a bit boggy if there has been a lot of rain, but a lovely place to visit in the drier months

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Avril M
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Response from Avril M | Reviewed this property |
Croydon Road is nearest, enter the gate by the Beckenham Beacon and the paddling pool is about 100 yards in front of you