Alexandra Park :: Shared Description

Hastings has one of the most interesting landscaped parks in the South East of England. Designed by Robert Marnock, a leading horticulturist and garden designer, and opened in 1882, for the price of £250. At the Western end nearest the town centre the park is long and thin, squeezed between St Helen's Road and Lower Park Road, it has a wealth of different plant and tree species, open grass land, duck ponds and winding paths. It has sport facilities including a bowls green, tennis and football courts. For the children there is a small adventure playground and miniature railway.
During the summer small festivals are held, including a beer festival during July.

The Northern section of the park includes the larger of the parks two reservoirs, Buckshole Reservoir. Further North is thick woodland at Buck's Hole and Coronation Wood and crossing over St Helen's Road into Old Roar Gill.

The Western section of the park is found North of the Upper Park Road. It consists of thick areas of woodland, Harmer's Reservoirs which are used as dedicated fishing lakes and the Shornden Reservoir.
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TQ8110 : Beer & Music Festival tent by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Boating Lake at Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Bandstand in Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Pond at Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Pigeons by Shornden Reservoir by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Shornden Reservoir by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Memorial in Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Snowy path through Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Cherry blossom in Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Mallard at Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Pigeon by Shornden Reservoir by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Santa's at Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Snowy path through Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Plants in Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Path through Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Tulip garden at Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Peace garden, Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Boating Lake at Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Bridge in Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Houses on Queen's Road by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Houses on St Helen's Road by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8010 : Tulips at Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive
TQ8110 : Santa Fun Run, Alexandra Park by Oast House Archive

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Created: Tue, 3 Aug 2010, Updated: Thu, 16 Sep 2010

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