Trefusis Park

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Trefusis ParkTrefusis Park, known to locals as 'Tippy Park', is located in Compton Vale and extends down to Lipson Vale.

Opening times

  • Open 24 hours a day and free to use

Sport facilities

  • Basketball hoop


  • Swings and climbing frames and picnic benches

Walks, nature and scenery

  • Good paths throughout the park
  • Whilst most of the park is flat, there is a steep section with graded paths below Channel Park Avenue
  • Wildflower meadow and mature trees
  • Whilst not part of the park, an area of dense woodland exists over the brook to towards Grantley Gardens
  • Bins and dog bins


  • Some seating the park


  • Most paths have a good surface and are flat or graded allowing pram and wheelchair users to access to most areas

Travel and directions

  • Two miles from the city centre
  • Accessible using public transport with bus stops along Old Laira Road and Blandford Road
  • Small car park off Trefusis Gardens