Priory Park

More than 25,000 people visit Priory Park each year. Many enjoy events in the pavilion or picnic in the philosopher’s garden, which is a dog-free area.

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Middle Lane
N8 8LN
United Kingdom

Facilities and things to do


Priory Park has:

Heritage trail 

Priory Park contains 4 heritage trail boards. They show the history of the park and the surrounding area. 

Can you find the Metcalf Fountain? Can you find the list of byelaws pinned to a hut in the park?  

Find the answers to these, and other questions, on the boards. 

Get involved

The park volunteer group is called Friends of Priory Park. They work to preserve and protect the park alongside Haringey Council, The Conservation Volunteers TCV) and other groups. 

To contact the group, 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, the park has kept it ever since. 

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


In 1891, the Hornsey Local Board purchased land from local landowner, Colonel Warner. Further land was later purchased and combined to become Priory Park.  

The park contains a fountain, unveiled in 1909 and made from 50 tonnes of Lamorna granite. The fountain is now used as a planter.

Report a problem

Report a park issue on our report a problem page.