Spread over eight hectares, Cornwall Park in central Hastings is the district’s oldest and most established park. It is home to the district’s premier cricket ground (see field map below), formal rose garden, the John Holt Memorial Display House, historic trees, the King George V Coronation Monument, the Osmanthus Chinese gardens, picnic areas with tables, and a playground.
It is a popular venue for outdoor events including Christmas in Cornwall Park, weekly Summer in the Park concerts in January and February, and International Cultures Day.
Playground equipment includes a splash pad, swings and climbing frame.
Public toilets: Yes; closed at night
The entrances to the park are off Tomoana Rd, Cornwall Rd and Roberts St.
Maintenance and development programmes for this park are governed by the Cornwall Park Reserve Management Plan.
The transformation of the Cornwall Park plaground will begin in July 2019 and is expected to be completed by mid-December. Play features for all ages and abilities are proposed as well as the provision of new amenities including toilets, shelter, furniture and drinking fountain.
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