- Artificial sports surface
- Bowls green and clubhouse
- Children’s play area
- Croquet lawn
The formal park covers an area of approximately 3.6 hectares (9 acres), and includes a wide range of features that still exist from the original park. These include rose and flower beds, extensive tree and shrub planting, the Aberdeen granite drinking fountain and the park-keeper’s lodge. Only the wood and heather thatched bandstand has been lost from the original park.
The recreation ground compartment, which covers an area of approximately 6.4 hectares (16 acres), is still in extensive use and provides a number of sports facilities such as, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Bowls and Hockey.
The park is located in the heart of St Albans and is a short walk from the city’s historic centre in a mature suburban setting. The park has a car park with with a number of disabled parking spaces.
There is a small car park located in the park and is accessed via the Parks main entrance off Clarence Road. The Council operates a pay and display system which is free for the first three hours. In addition, there are a number of alternative car parks near the park, for more information visit this website.
In 2005 Clarence Park was successfully awarded a Green Flag on its first attempt, and retained the award every subsequent year to 2018. In addition, in 2007 the park was also awarded a Green Heritage award.
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