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King George V Playing Field, Welwyn Garden City

Open all year

Large open space great for sports with 7 points of interest and 1 route

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Basketball Court

Sports Court

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green

The Bowling greens are available for casual use during the season.  All members of the public are welcome to come and enjoy the facilities. The pavilion is home to several bowls clubs, who welcome new members whether they have experience or not. 

Seasonal opening times  (mid-April – mid September) are:

Monday – Friday 10.00am – dusk

Saturday & Sunday 10.00am – 6.00pm

Please note opening times may be weather dependant unless pre booked


Please contact the recreation team on site or by calling the centre: 01707 323 970.

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Car Park

Car Park

Adjacent to the Pavilion off Beehive Lane

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Health Walk Start Point

Health Walk Start Point

Free guided walk leaving from the Finesse Activity Centre, Beehive Lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4BP.  This walk is graded Level 2 (where 1 is easiest and 4 is most challenging), is buggy friendly, is close to public transport and refreshments are available nearby. 

For more information on this and other Hertfordshire Health Walks see the ParksHerts events pages here or the Countryside Management Service website here.



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Play Area

Toddler Play Area

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Skate Park and Multi Use Games Area

Skate Park

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Sports Pavilion


For a full timetable and further information on how to book a class, please visit the Finesse Leisure website here:

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Tennis Court

Sports Court

Available for hire April – September .  Tennis rackets and balls are also available for hire.  For further details including hire charges, please see the Finesse Leisure website here

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Park Information

King George V Playing Fields is a large grassed area close to QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City. 

The park has a Pavilion and offers a range of activities including exercise classes, 2 tennis courts, 2 floodlit bowling greens, a children's playground, 2 basketball courts and skate park/multi-games area.  

Further information including exercise class timetable and information on how to hire the tennis courts and bowling greens is available on the Finesse Leisure website below.

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On Site Facilities

  • Car Park (Free)Car Park (Free) icon
  • Disabled AccessDisabled Access icon
  • Disabled ToiletsDisabled Toilets icon
  • Dogs WelcomeDogs Welcome icon
  • Pushchair Friendly PathsPushchair Friendly Paths icon
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Park Routes

Perimeter Walk

Distance 1.6 km
Steps taken 2096

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How to get here


Free Car Park off Beehive Lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4BP. Directions here

Public Transport Information:

Close to a number of local bus routes.  Further information on public transport is available here: and



Park Events

King George V, Welwyn - Junior Parkrun

24 November to 24 November, from 9:00am

The run starts next to the skate/BMX park.  For more information, please see 2km Junior Parkruns are held at 9am every Sunday of the year and are free to enter, but please register at before your first run. Junior parkruns are for 4 to 14 year olds, whether male or female, fit or unfit, able bodied or not, you're always welcome and it's not racing, it's about taking part whether you walk, jog or run. Children under 11 must be accompanied to/from the event by a responsible adult who must remain in attendance for the duration of the event.   2k parkrun

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