Clissold Park (with Paddling Pool)

Clissold Park (with Paddling Pool)

Clissold Park has a paddling pool, children’s play area, animal enclosure and butterfly dome. The paddling pool opens on 27th May 2017.


The park holds a Green Flag award. The awards are given to the best green spaces in the country and are awarded each year to make sure the quality of the green space remains high.

Facilities include:

  • aviary and animal enclosures
  • children’s play area
  • paddling pool
  • table tennis table
  • river
  • toilets
  • Clissold House (café and function rooms)
  • dog free areas
  • fountains
  • multi-use games area
  • organic food growing area
  • pond dipping platform

Butterfly dome

We have a small collection of native and tropical butterflies in the dome, which is stocked with the appropriate nectar and larval food plants.

The butterfly dome is open May-September. Please arrive promptly for the tours at the following times:

  • Mondays – 1pm and 5pm
  • Tuesdays – 5pm
  • Fridays – 4pm
  • Saturdays – 1pm

Tours are conducted in small groups on a first come first served basis. The dome is usually open for half an hour but will close once all those waiting have visited the dome.

Opening Times

The paddling pool will open on 27th May 2017. Opening times until September: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun and Bank holidays, 11am-7pm.