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Highbury Fields

Highbury Fields is Islington’s largest park. There are lots of things to do, including playing sports and enjoying the playground.

Park features

  • Park keeper
  • Children's playground with sand pit, water play feature and toilets
  • Bandstand 
  • One O'Clock Club
  • Oasis Café
  • Boer War memorial
  • Highbury Pool and Fitness Centre
  • Designated a Site of Local Importance to Nature Conservation
  • Barbecues

New adventure play structure

The new adventure play structure is open.  After consulting with local children and families, it has been designed to encourage children to take a more adventurous approach to play, encouraging jumping, swinging, climbing and balancing.

Sports facilities

  • One 50m x 26m artificial turf floodlit football pitch
  • Four netball courts
  • 11 tarmac tennis courts with floodlights
  • One table tennis table next to the tennis courts

You can book courts and pitches here.


Highbury Fields, N5


11.75 hectares or 29.0 acres

Getting there

Buses: 4, 19, 30, 43, 271, 277, 393 to Highbury Corner; 4, 19, 236 to Highbury Barn

Tube: Highbury &Islington 

Train: Highbury & Islington 


Use our maps to identify nearest disabled parking bays and distance from public transport routes.

A Disabled Access Guide is available at Disabled Go.


Assistant Parks Manager, Public Realm Division


Telephone: 020 7527 2000

Text: 'Greenspace' + your message to 80800


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