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Elmhurst Park

A beautifully enclosed park located in the heart of Woodbridge.
Open Space  •  Available for Hire  •  Events

Elmhurst Park

Elmhurst Park covers nearly two hectares and is attractively enclosed within boundary walls. The Park can be accessed from four entrances all suitable for wheelchairs and is equipped with level footpaths throughout. Located in the heart of Woodbridge, Elmhurst park is the perfect location for music events, markets and medium to large events.

Park History

The Park was gifted to the Town by Lord Woodbridge in 1935 and was originally part of a larger garden extending down to Marsh areas bordering the River Deben. The gardens belonged to the property called Elmhurst that overlooks the Park and originally contained fruit, vegetable and flower gardens, stables, a coachman’s house and a gardener’s cottage. The formal gardens to the house were once separated from the main part of the garden by a ‘ha-ha’, the top part of which is still visible beside the “long border” footpath.


The Park’s facilities include a children’s play area, public performance area, seats and benches, conveniences and open grass areas suited to small informal games.

Should you wish to hire the Elmhurst Park for an event please contact us.

Booking Costs

Charitable and Private: up to £100 per day

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Commercial: up to £525 per day

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