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Picnic in the park

Visited homestead park for a picnic lovely park good kids play area great place for the kids to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
York, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice park and playground

Its a good park with a varied playground with some good, new equipment (and some old still decent... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
York, United Kingdom
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This first-class park has an impressive children's play area along with well-maintained lawns that are perfect for picnics or a game of football.
The Homestead 40 Water End, York YO30 6WP, England
+44 1904 629241
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All reviews nice park flower beds winnie the pooh clifton green bog garden wildflower meadow lots of open space all ages play park older children sunny day well worth a visit equipment yha picnic foundation plants
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Visited homestead park for a picnic lovely park good kids play area great place for the kids to play hide and seek. Coffee / ice creams there plus a few tired looking plants for sale that the shop. There also toilets a must visit park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank asthomo
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Its a good park with a varied playground with some good, new equipment (and some old still decent equipment). There's a portable reading cafe there too. Never had a problem parking but always gone fairly early when it opens.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Waddler
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Having been to the park before we know that parking is a real issue, not helped by people walking with no sense around you while trying to negotiate tight car park. People parking very badly does not help in a very small car park. Gardening...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CSYork
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Just past Clifton green the first time I have ever been in, lovely grassed area for children to play safely plus and area with climbing frames ,slides and all sorts of amusements for children of all ages to play safely. This year the gardens to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alwayssue
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a little off the beaten track. We visited to have somewhere to meet with children and dogs! Plenty of open space for picnic and walks, as well as a great play area. I'd say it's missing decent facilities, a cafe would be very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LYPud
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We came across this park as we were staying virtually next door at the youth hostel. As far as I know there were no signs to it and saw no advertising leaflets anywhere until actually in the grounds. This park deserves to be known about!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Val S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The Homestead is a lovely little park area that is a nice peaceful area to go too,well kept gardens,nice features and a wonderful place for young families, as my twin brother Stephen and I had a wee to much to drink the night previously it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 20 July 2018

If you are looking for some where to go to have a picnic on a sunny day try this beautiful park. The gardens are very well kept. There are a few different areas to wander around. There is a little caravan that sells tea coffee...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Go and see Winnie The Pooh, eyore, Christopher Robin and Piglet. Fantastic gardens once again for 2018. Lots of open space fir picnics and running about. Play area and also adult outside gym.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Alison S
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Great spot to have a picnic, lovely open gardens and a huge play area with lots of action and adventure for the kids

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ArtJobb
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