London Borough of Croydon


South Norwood, main entrance off Albert Road, extends as far as Elmers End Road in the north east. The tram service for the park stops at Harrington Road - Route 2.


125 acres, 50.59 hectares.


  • wild flower meadows
  • wetland and lake
  • viewing mound
  • new children's playground
  • pitch and putt
  • visitors centre
  • designated cycle path (part of the Water Link Way) running through the park
  • toilets including facilities for radar keyholders are available
  • car park and several designated bays for the disabled

Vehicle barrier to the access road and car park close 30 minutes before sunset. Times are displayed at the gate and in the car park.

Visitors and education centre

The centre is open:

  • Monday to Friday - for schools use only
  • Saturday and Sunday - open to the public - winter 1 to 2pm, summer 2 to 4pm. 

Education sessions can be tailored to meet schools needs and the country park wardens will be happy discuss proposals for school or groups visits.

The park is maintained and operated by the borough’s chosen partner Quadron Services Ltd.

For enquiries, school bookings or opening times and charges, get in touch via the contact details below.

Access information

Access information for South Norwood Country Park


South Norwood Country Park Team at Quadron Services Ltd

020 8256 1224


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