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Park opening hours are 8am until dusk
Entrances to Gillespie Park are on Drayton Park, Gillespie Road, Quill Street and Seven Sisters Road, Highbury West Ward.
Islington Ecology Centre, 191 Drayton Park London N5 1PH
Tel: 020 7527 4374
Text: 'Greenspace' + your message to 80800
Nearest stations: Arsenal (Piccadilly line), Finsbury Park (Victoria line), Drayton Park Buses: 4, 19, 236
Opening hours: Gillespie Park is open to the public from 8am to dusk daily, except on days of Arsenal stadium events when it is closed.
Dogs: Most of Gillespie Park is designated as dog-free. Dogs are allowed in the section of park accessed from the St. Thomas Road entrance.
Disabled Access: There is a disabled parking space at Gillespie Park. The access for this parking is from Drayton Park. The paths around the Ecology Centre are suitable for wheelchairs. Further access information can be found at DisabledGo.
Our Volunteer Group meets every Thursday from 10am to 3.30pm and carries out work on our three nature reserves. Activities are varied and include cutting meadows, weeding the wildlife garden, coppicing trees, cutting back bramble and pond maintenance.
No experience is needed and all tools are provided. Please contact at the Ecology Centre for more information.
The Friends of Gillespie Park are a group of local people with an interest in Gillespie Park. Members organise events, such as the annual Gillespie Festival, and fund-raise. To find out more, contact the Ecology Centre.
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