Welcome to Abney Park

Abney Park in Stoke Newington, one of the ‘magnificent seven’ garden cemeteries of London, is a woodland memorial park and Local Nature Reserve, managed by the Abney Park Trust.

We offer free public access throughout the year so everyone can come and enjoy this oasis of peace and greenery with a fascinating history.

Take a guided walk, learn how to carve a spoon or chisel stone, discover why seemingly dead trees are cities for wildlife, or experience the magic of Abney after dark at one of our unique events

The Trust relies on grants from the local council and other bodies as well as charitable donations. We also rely on volunteers to help us maintain this unique site and keep it open to all at no charge. We're always happy to hear from anyone who would like to help, so please do get in touch if you want to be a part of magical Abney.

News from Abney Park

User Group Open Meeting

All users of Abney Park are automatically members of our Users Group so come to the next open meeting and make your voice heard!
14 April, 7pm

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All Change at Abney

Hackney Council has decided not to renew Abney Park Trust's lease and is taking management of the park in-house. Follow the link for the press release from the London Borough of Hackney.

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New Events

Abney Park 175th anniversary

It's 175 years since Abney Park cemetery was established in 1840 and we are celebrating with a series of exciting events this May, from literary talks to nature walks and music in the park. Come help us celebrate!

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Free Monthly Tour

Our usual monthly guided walk will resume in March. Come for a relaxing and entertaining stroll around one of London's most intriguing and beautiful sites.
First Sunday of the month, 2pm

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Park opening times

Abney Park is open from 8am year round and closes at varying times. 

The current opening hours are 8am – 7pm daily.


The Visitors Centre

is usually open from
10am – 2pm,  
Monday to Friday,
though times vary
so please call before
making a special visit.

Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH

Tel: 0207 275 7557