South Norwood Recreation Ground Croydon

South Norwood Recreation Ground Croydon

South Norwood Recreation Ground is a customary Victorian park, put up on a location acquired by the Croydon Corporation in the year 1889.  The recreation ground is well boarded with more than a few sports facilities together with football, cricket, as well as two grass netball pitches, hockey pitches, and a pavilion with changing rooms.


Furthermore, a refreshment booth along with the Victorian drinking fountain is to be found near the playing field for kids. With a number of yew and pine trees and a stunning column of plants, the playing field displays the old west boundary and down the south edge of the park is the railway. Over and above, the yearly village fairs are held at this point that draws vast numbers of citizens.


The park provides quite a lot of facilities within the recreational area.

  • Wetland and lake
  • Multi-games courts
  • Viewing mound
  • New children’s playground
  • Visitors centre
  • Bowling Green
  • Tennis court
  • Activity trail
  • Wildflower meadows
  • Pitch and putt
  • Designated cycle path
  • Toilets together with facilities for Radar key holders


Without a doubt, the South Norwood Recreation Ground is the most excellent children’s recreational area in the south-west corner of Croydon.


Thorton Heath Railway is nearby if you are travelling by train.