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

Stool from the Woodland

Over a series of three structured sessions, participants will learn techniques and practical skills using traditional hand tools for making hand carved wooden stools.

6, 13, 20 August, 10am-4pm

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Seeking Events Volunteers

Abney Park is looking for volunteers to help out during our events. If you're happy to interact with the public, take directions from supervisors, and you're sensible, friendly, and ready to have a good time, get in touch!

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New Events

Forest School Holiday Club

Join us for Forest School at Abney Park in August. We'll be building dens and rope swings, learning about uses for natural materials, making fires, and cooking some tasty treats. 

4-8, 18-22 August, 10am-3pm

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Nana's Jumble

Nana’s Jumble is a playful and interactive storytelling performance for children and their families. There’s tea and squash, a cake stall, and even a tombola!
Children's Theatre
16 August, 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