Disruption at Riverside House

Following an incident at Riverside House yesterday (13/12) we are pleased to announce that we are open as usual today. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customers.

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There are many things to see and do in and around our parks and open spaces.

Athletics

Ball games

These parks and open spaces have large and level areas of grass.

Kenilworth

  • Bates’ Memorial Field, Thornby Avenue
  • Castle Farm, off Fishponds Road

Leamington Spa

Warwick

  • Millbank open space, Millbank
  • Myton Fields, Myton Road
  • St Mary’s Lands (Warwick Racecourse), Hampton Road
  • St Nicholas Park

Whitnash

  • Harbury Lane Playing Fields, Harbury Lane

Barbeque

Newbold Comyn in Leamington Spa has a designated barbeque area. Please behave responsibly:

  • Take your litter home with you
  • Use disposable barbecues only
  • Do not place disposable barbeques directly on the ground or on park furniture
  • Ensure all charcoal is extinguished and cold before you leave

Basketball

There are basketball hoops in many parks. See the Basketball pages for more information.

Bikes

Kenilworth

Leamington Spa

  • BMX track, Campion Hills
  • Cycleway runs parallel to Newbold Terrace East and through Newbold Comyn
  • Skate park, Victoria Park (please no pegs on bikes)

Warwick

  • Skate park and BMX track, St Nicholas Park
  • Cycleway from Myton Road to Emscote Road, through St Nicholas Park

See also Bikes, Blades and Boards

Blading

Skate parks at:

Skate ramp at Acre Close Recreation Ground, off Heathcote Road, Whitnash (maintained by Whitnash Town Council).

See also Bikes, Blades and Boards

Boats

Boules

  • Castle Farm, off Fishponds Road, Kenilworth (multiple terrains)
  • St Nicholas Park, Warwick (1-2 terrains)

Bowls

Butterflies

Camping

Caravan Club site, Warwick Racecourse, Hampton Road, Warwick. Telephone: 01926 495448

  • For Touring caravans and motorhomes, no tents
  • Open to non-members
  • Disabled facilities

Chess

Crazy golf

Cricket

Ducks

Events

There are many events taking place in our parks throughout the year. Events are advertised in park notice boards and on local events websites.

  • Bandstands - every summer in Abbey Fields, Jephson Gardens and St Nicholas Park

Fish

To fish in parks you must have the relevant rod licence, which is available from the Post Office. The council does not issue rod licences. Fishing is only permitted in the following parks:

Five-a-side (outdoor)

Flowers

Football

  • Castle Farm, off Fishponds Road, Kenilworth
  • Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa
  • St Mary’s Lands (Warwick Racecourse), Hampton Road, Warwick
  • St Nicholas Park, Warwick
  • Harbury Lane Recreation Ground, Whitnash
  • Most secondary schools have pitches for hire
  • Football clubs

See also Ball games, football pitches

Golf

Grow fruit and veg

Hockey

Horse-riding

Jogging

Kenilworth

Leamington Spa

  • Eagle Recreation Ground, Eagle Street – circular footpath with outdoor gym equipment
  • Mason Avenue Park, Valley Road
  • Newbold Comyn
  • Victoria Park - half a mile circuit

Warwick

  • Canalside, Greenway or Exham Close
  • St Mary’s Lands (Warwick Racecourse), Hampton Road
  • St Nicholas Park and Myton Fields

Kite flying

Marry

Model aircraft flying

We have two designated areas for model aircraft flying:

  • ‘Horse Field’ to east of sports pitches, Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa
  • St Mary’s Lands (Warwick Racecourse), Warwick

Further details and plans can be found on the model aircraft flying page. Please observe the rules and be considerate to other visitors.