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Bitts Park

Location

(Postcode CA3 8UL)

Bitts Park is situated in the centre of Carlisle, at the foot of Carlisle Castle with the River Eden forming its northern boundary and the River Caldew to the west.

Vehicular access is off Dacre Road, (off Castle Way) with pay and display car parking.

There is an alternative access off Devonshire Walk (also off Castle Way) with a pay and display car park, and a short walk to the Park.

Pedestrian access can be from Hardwicke Circus, Eden Bridge, Dacre Road and Devonshire Walk, and from the main shopping centre of the City.

In 2011 Bitts Park was awarded the Green Flag Award for the sixth year running.

Facilities

For courts and general enquiries contact Carlisle Leisure Ltd (external link) or call 01228 591628

  • Tennis Courts, open air and under cover - open all year round.
  • Putting Green and Crazy Golf.
  • Bowling Green.
  • Kiddies sit on rides.
  • Refreshment Kiosk.
  • FunSplash water splash park (from Easter to October).
  • Children's play areas for children of all abilities, and Pirate Ship sand play area.
  • Picnic area.
  • Formal flower beds.
  • Ornamental Lawns.
  • Japanese Garden.
  • Maze.
  • Recreation Field.
  • Pleasure Walks and riverside walk.
  • Hadrian's Wall Trail runs through Bitts Park.

Park opening times

8.30am until dusk every day.

Special events

  • Love Parks Week (July)
  • Carlisle Fireshow bonfire and fireworks (November).

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