Horton Park

Horton Park is a large leafy park with some beautiful gardens and a modern play area. Come and feed the ducks at the pond, or relax under one of the tall trees.

Visitor photos

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Useful Information

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Horton Park, Horton Park Avenue, BD7

Opening times

All Bradford District Parks are open 365 days a year, 24 hours.


There is level access via the Horton Park Avenue entrance, suitable for pedestrians and the majority of manual and electric wheelchairs. Authorised vehicle access only.


By car

Approximately 1.2 miles from Bradford City Centre, follow the A647 Great Horton Road, turn left into Horton Park Avenue, the entrance to the park is on the right.

By bus

Several bus routes go up Great Horton Road or Horton Park Avenue and stop near Horton Park, including 576, 610, 611, 612, 613, 614, 619, MC3. For bus timetable information contact Metro on 0113 2457676 or www.wymetro.com


Car Park

Parking is limited by the main entrance but there is ample parking on Horton Park Avenue and Powell Avenue.

Fenced in Play Area

Free to use, open 24 hours. No entry allowed to persons over 14 unless supervising a child.


Open 1 - 5pm from April until September. Anyone can use the bowling green. You pay your bowls fee onsite at the bowls hut. You can also hire equipment here for a deposit of £5. Standard charges apply. Booking the green is recommended. If you are interested in joining the bowls club please contact them direct. 

There is a circular walk of approximately 1.4km, benches and litter bins and information boards situated by the entrances.


There is a small lake with a surrounding footpath.


You can download a leaflet detailing three short walks around Horton Park.
Walks in Parks - Horton Park (PDF 288 kb)

If you are interested in the history of Horton Park, you might like to download this document which contains detailed information about the park.
History of Horton Park (PDF 16 kb)


Help us to maintain this area by reporting any problems to  landscape.services@bradford.gov.uk