Bruce Castle Park

Bruce Castle Park covers 8 hectares of parkland. Its rich history dates back to the early 11th century.

Facilities and things to do and see


Bruce Castle Park has:

Tree trail

The museum and parks service produced a tree trail for the park. It details an exciting trail for children to follow.  

Download a copy and start exploring:

Oak tree 

A magnificent ancient oak tree dominates the northern side of the park. It's believed to be about 500 years old and came runner up in the Woodland Trust’s Tree of the Year award for England in 2018. 

Big oak tree in a park on a sunny day.


Holocaust Memorial Garden 

The park is home to a Holocaust Memorial Garden, honouring those killed by Nazis in the second world war. 

Get involved

The park has a volunteer group called a Friends group.

To find out more about the group and get involved, see our list of Friends of Parks groups.

Park management 

To find out how the park is managed see our park management reports page.

Green Flag Award 

First awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award in 2003, Bruce Castle Park has kept it ever since.

To ask for a copy of the Green Flag report see our parks report page.


The park was created from the remains of the ancient Bruce Castle family estate, bought by the council in 1892.  

Bruce Castle Museum and Archive, located in the park, is a Grade I listed 16th century manor house. It houses the Haringey’s local history collections and archives and has been open since 1906. Visit the Bruce Castle Museum and Archive website to find out more.

Report a problem

Report a park issue on our report a problem page.




Bruce Castle Park
N17 8NL
United Kingdom

Venue opening times

Open 24 hours a day.


All Haringey parks are accessible to wheelchair users.

See more accessibility information on AccessAble

Events at venue