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Alexandra Park



St Helens Road/Lower Park Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 2LG

Tel: +44 (0)1424 451111

Alexandra Park


This 109 acre park was originally laid out by Robert Marnock, a renowned landscape gardener, in 1878. It was formally opened by the Prince and Princess of Wales on June 26 1882.
Alexandra Park is a Grade II* designated site in the "Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest" and is one of the best parks in the country for its tree collection. A 10 minute walk from the town centre, the Lower Park has large lawns, wildlife ponds, War Memorial, bowls green, information points, toilets, cafe, event areas, bandstand and adventure playground. There's also a Park Rangers office opposite the cafe.

Sports facilities, playgrounds, fishing poinds and nature conservation areas.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Provider Preferences

  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • jeanjohnston2016
    Hastings, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Falling leaves
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th November 2018
    Go for a really beautiful walk among so many different tree varieties and see the colours from green through to gold. I stopped for a ☕️ and loved looking at the ducks. Look forward to the next time... Read full review
  • JackieR1356
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Beautiful park in the middle of Hastings
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th November 2018
    This is an amazing park in the middle of Hastings, with tennis courts, ponds, a peace garden, amazing sculptures, a wooded area, cafe and beautiful gardens and seating throughout the park. Read full review
  • Jane O
    Trip Type:
    Alexandra Park - a joy!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th December 2018
    This park has had its ups and downs over the years. The last “down” seemed to drag on and, until a few years ago, I had given up going there. But now it is wonderful. I’ve walked the length of the... Read full review

Map & Directions

Opening Times

All Year (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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