GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Battersea Park

2 miles (3 km)

Enjoy a walk or cycle through this riverside park in London. There's a cycle trail running through the northern end of the park and footpaths taking you around a boating lake, through Sub-Tropical Gardens and along the River Thames. There's 200acres (83-hectare)to explore with a children's zoo, a boating lake, a bandstand and cafe. There's also a 3 hectare nature area with mixed woodland where you can look out for butterflies and birds such asblackcap and bullfinch.Good footpaths take you around the lovely Sub-Tropical Gardens with amixture of exotic plants and then to the Old English Garden with a fountain and pretty hedges and flowers.
The whole of this circular route is designed for walkers but there is a traffic free cycle track running through the northern end of the park. You can then cross Chelsea Bridge and continue along the Thames to Battersea Bridge. The Thames Path runs through the park so you can extend your walk by continuing along the thames.
You could head to the South Bank where there are some of the cultural highlights of the city.

Battersea Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Battersea Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Head to the Pear Tree Cafe in the park for some refreshments. The cafe was opened by Annabel Partridge and Will Burrett in Autumn 2016.Pear Tree Cafeevokes charm, with beautiful views across the boating lake and a seasonally changing menu in a relaxed setting.You can find the cafe on the eastern side of the park's lake.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Henry Moore's Three Standing Figures Battersea Park - - 1259830

Henry Moore's Three Standing Figures Battersea Park

The boating lake at Battersea Park-geograph-2428494-by-PAUL-FARMER

The boating lake at Battersea Park. Battersea Park is a 83 hectare green space at Battersea. It is situated on the south bank of the River Thames opposite Chelsea, and was opened in 1858. The park contains a wide range of facilities including an athletics track, all weather sports pitches, lake, children's zoo, tennis courts, bandstand and pagoda.

Rocks in Battersea Park, London-geograph-2323896

Rocks in Battersea Park, London. One of several rock outcrops in the park.

Boathouse, Battersea Park - - 616955

Boathouse, Battersea Park Designed by Rod McAllister, this boathouse was built in 2002 and won awards.

War memorial in Battersea Park, London-geograph-2322619

War memorial in Battersea Park, London. Sculpture by Eric Kennington (1888-1960) to commemorate the 24th London Division. It appears to have been cleaned fairly recently.

Road into Battersea Park - - 1128560

Taken from Sun Gate entrance looking into park. The small roundabout is the junction of Carriage drive south and west.

Bird hide, Battersea Park - - 616953

One of two bird hides that remain permanently from the June 2007 Hides in the Park project

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The Tea Terrace, Battersea Park A flamboyantly coloured refreshment kiosk in the Festival of Britain Pleasure Gardens. In the distance is Battersea Power Station.


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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