Abbey Fields

A beautiful historical landscape in Kenilworth

Opening hours: Open all day, every day

Postcode: CV8 1BP - Map

Parking: Abbey Fields car park, off Bridge Street

Abbey Fields is set in the dramatic valley of the Finham Brook and enjoys views of the historic town and Kenilworth castle.

Grassy slopes, a lake, historic buildings and veteran trees recall Abbey Fields’ past as the farmland of St Mary’s Abbey, whose ruins adjoin the park.


What to see and do

  • Walking – stroll along the brook and around the lake
  • Play area – fun for children of all ages
  • Swimming – at Abbey Fields Swimming Pool
  • Tennis – five courts, free to use
  • Have a snack at the swimming pool café
  • Watch the ducks on the lake
  • Visit Kenilworth Abbey Barn Museum

Other facilities

  • Ranger Service
  • Toilets, disabled toilets and baby change
  • Good access between the car park and the play area/lake area for wheelchairs and pushchairs. However, there are some steep slopes and rough grass in other areas

Dogs and cycling

  • Dogs must be under control and any foul picked up
  • Cycling is not allowed Abbey Fields

Friends of Abbey Fields

Visit the Friends of Abbey Fields website for more information including the history of Abbey Fields and upcoming activities. Alternatively email membership@friendsofabbeyfields.org.uk

How to get there:

  • Bike - Bike racks outside the swimming pool
  • Bus routes
  • Rail – Nearest railway stations at Coventry and Leamington Spa
  • Walk - Main pedestrian entrances from Bridge Street, High Street, Abbey Hill and A452 near Kenilworth castle

Nearby

  • Kenilworth castle
  • St Nicholas’ Church and churchyard
  • Kenilworth Common – Local Nature Reserve
  • High Street – Restaurants, pubs, boutiques, attractive old buildings
  • Abbey End and Kenilworth town centre – Tourist information, shops, restaurants and pubs
  • What's on in Kenilworth

Park maintenance - contact us

This park is maintained by Warwick District Council. Check our Parks maintenance FAQs or call 01926 456128 or email contract.services@warwickdc.gov.uk

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