Rowntrees Park - York
Rowntrees Park was given to the people of the City of York in 1921 by the owners of the famous chocolate factory, Rowntrees. The park is a memorial to all of the factory workers who died in the First World War. The factory now belongs to the Nestle corporation who still employ local residents.
Rowntrees Park is a beautiful place to visit and there is plenty of space to enjoy a picnic. There are play areas for younger and older children, tennis courts a basketball court, a skate park and a lake.There are toilet facilities and a cafe serving refreshments and ice cream.
Rowntrees Park is a great place to take children for a free day out.