Have your say on park management
We want to know what residents think of our proposed management plans for Thornes, Clarence and Holmfield Parks. Go to the consultations section to find out more.
Thornes Park, Clarence Park, Holmfield Park are located just under a mile away from the city centre.
Features within these parks include a beautifully walled rose garden, and wildfowl lake of the former Thornes House.
Thornes Park is only open from Easter to September and then at weekends and the school holiday week in October. This site is closed from November to March.
Park attendants are on site 30 minutes prior to opening and 30 minutes after closing.
- Athletic stadium
- 18 hole pitch and putt
- Sports pitches
- A flagship children's play area
- Miniature steam railway (which operates most summer weekends)
- Cage & bird aviary
18 hole pitch and putt
Adult (per round) £1.90 Standard / £1.40 Activate
Junior (per round) £1.00 Standard
£2 refundable deposit required for golf clubs
Lost balls 60p
Adult (per court) £4.10 Standard / £3.20 Activate
Junior (per court) £2.30 Standard
£2 refundable deposit required for tennis racquets
Bowls prices including season tickets
Adult season ticket (Winter) £40
Adult season ticket (Summer) £40
Adult, Junior / OAP season ticket (Winter) £19.50
Adult, Junior / OAP season ticket (Summer) £19.50
Adult per session £2.70 Standard / £2.30 Activate
Junior per session £1.50
Match prices £10
Bowls hire included in the price per session
Open from 8:30am until the sun goes down
2015 - 2016 closing times
|3 – 16 April||6:30pm|
|17 April – 7 May||7pm|
|8 – 21 May||7:30pm|
|22 May – 4 June||8pm|
|5 June – 6 August||8:30pm|
|7 – 20 August||8pm|
|21 August – 3 September||7:30pm|
|4 – 17 September||7pm|
|18 – 24 September ||6:30pm|
|25 September – 8 October||6pm|
|9 – 22 October||5:30pm|
|23 – 29 October||5pm|
|30 October – 5 November||4:30pm|
|6 November – 3 December||4pm|
|4 December – 7 January||3pm|
|8 January – 4 February||3:30pm|
|5 – 25 February||4pm|
|26 February – 10 March||4:30pm|
|11 – 24 March||5 pm|
Last session times:
- Tennis - two hours before closing time
- Golf - two hours before closing time
- Putting - one hour before closing time
- Bowls - one hour before closing time
Limited equipment is available to purchase on site.
All three parks have the capability of hosting a selection of galas and events throughout the summer.
There is free car parking at all three entrances.