Five Bristol parks shortlisted for UK’s Favourite Parks 2022 - how to vote for your favourite

Five Bristol parks shortlisted for UK’s Favourite Parks 2022 - how to vote for your favourite

Numerous parks in Bristol are up for the public vote in the UK’s Favourite Parks 2022 competition.

As warm weather descends onto Bristol, residents may want to pack their bags and enjoy what sunny weather we have left this summer.

But when the beaches are overcrowded or too much of a trek, what other options could there be in Bristol?

With kids free from school and temperatures set to eclipse 30C, families across Bristol may want a spot where you can enjoy the sun without endlessly scrambling to find shade.

How about a park? In fact, how about five parks, all shortlisted for the UK’s Favourite Parks 2022?

The rather long shortlist for the UK’s Favourite Parks 2022 has now been released, with the Bristol region homing five different parks on the list. Residents in the south-west can vote ahead of the closing date on August 18.

What is the UK’s Favourite Parks 2022 award?

UK’s Favourite Parks is a two phase award. Firstly, the Fields In Trust group invited the public to nominate their favourite local park.

Any publicly accessible local green space was eligible to be nominated during the nominations window which ran from 12pm on Thursday 9th June 2022 until Tuesday 5th July.

Any park placing within the top 20% of nominations will receive recognition as a Local Favourite, which could be a real boost to anyone wanting to visit the area.

What parks are listed from Bristol for the UK’s Favourite Parks 2022?

Some of Bristol’s most impressive parks feature on the list including Oldbury Court Estate Page Park, and St.George park.

Eastville Park 

Eastville Park

Location: Fishponds Rd, Eastville, Bristol BS5 6XA

Situated just outside the city centre, Eastville park offers a large grass space and a pond. It is the perfect park for winding down and escaping the hustle and bustle of the city.

Find out more by visiting the Eastville Park website.

Hangstones Playing Field 

Hangstones Playing Field

Location: Stowey Rd, Yatton, Bristol BS49 4HS

Hangstones field features a large sports area and skatepark. The field is aiming to build a wheelchair accessible route soon.

Find out more by visiting the Hangerstones field page on Fields in Trust.

Oldbury Court Estate 

Oldbury Court Estate

Location: Oldbury Ct Rd, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2JH

Oldbury Court estate combines woodlands, grass areas, riverside paths and playgrounds. The play area is wheelchair accessible and has a great cafe with terraced seating.

Find out more about Olbury Court by visiting the Visit Bristol website

St. George Park Playground 

St. George Park Playground

Location: Church Rd, Whitehall, Bristol BS5 7AA

The Victorian park boasts a huge pond with wildlife such as swans and ducks. The addition of a wheels park makes it great for all ages.

Find out more by visiting the Visit Bristol website

Page Park

Page Park

Location: Staple Hill, Bristol BS16 5LU

Page park sits on the border between Bristol and South Gloucestershire. It is home to an extensive grass area with tennis courts, table tennis tables, multiple playgrounds and even a cafe.

Find out more by visiting the Page Park Tripadvisor page.

The full list of Bristol parks up for nomination for the UK’s Favourite Parks 2022 award

  • Eastville Park
  • Hangstones Playing Field
  • Oldbury Court Estate
  • St. George Park
  • Page Park  

How do I vote for my favourite park in Bristol?

All eligible nominations have progressed to a public vote. Voting is now open and will close at noon on Thursday 18th August 2022.

You can vote by visiting the UK’s Favourite Parks and make your nomination on their website.

At close of voting the parks with the most votes in each of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be named National Favourites and the overall winner the UK’s Favourite Park 2022.