Lewisham Council - Beckenham Place Park


Beckenham Place Park

Beckenham Place Park is the largest green space in the borough, covering 98 hectares. It contains large areas of ancient woodland ideal for woodland walks.

About the park

The park is an important wildlife site. It also makes up part of the South East London Green Chain Walk and the regional Capital Ring. 

Improvement plans

Following our successful £4.9m bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund, there are major improvements planned for the park.


Beckenham Hill Road.


Facilities include:

  • a ball court
  • a café
  • a cycle way
  • dog exercise
  • football pitch
  • sensory garden
  • toilets
  • tennis court
  • water feature.

Friends of Beckenham Place Park

The Friends of Beckenham Place Park arrange events in the park, including walks and talks.

For more information:

  • visit the Friends' visitor centre inside the Mansion on Sundays from 2–4pm

Children's play

At the eastern section of the park is a children's playground with a splash pad available during the summer months.

The park is patrolled by on-site park keepers.

Nature and conservation

Beckenham Place Park contains many wildlife habitats.

Read about woodland in Beckenham Place Park.

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Sunset Foodie Market Free

Beckenham Place Park 
16 August 5pm to 10.30PM

Every Thursday evening throughout the summer from 5pm-10.30pm - Sunset Foodie Market at Beckenham Place Park. Join in the feast. Handpicked streetfood. Bar and music. Summer nights we’re ready for you!

Beckenham Place park run Free

Beckenham Place Park 
18 August 9am

Walk, jog or run 5K – just you against the clock!

Mindfulness drop-in classes

Beckenham Place Park (the Mansion) 
18 August 11am to 12 noon

Regular 'drop-in' mindfulness / meditation classes at The Mansion, Beckenham Place Park – no need to book.

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