Opening Hours 

The park is open 24 hours a day, all year round. Access may vary, depending on whether any major events are taking place.

 SATNAV use the postcode “BD17 7LU

Car parking is available on the roadside on Coach Road and Higher Coach Road and adjacent to the Roberts Park Lodge entrance, where road markings permit.

Bus numbers 626 and 675/633 stop just outside Roberts Park adjacent to the children’s play area/skate park on Coach Road.

Roberts park

Roberts Park is a World Heritage Site designated Grade II in the Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest. The park was restored in 2010 with a new bandstand and refurbished promenade terraces, alcove seats and planting.The park is divided into four areas: gardens, sports fields playground and the river. 

A terraced walk runs from one side of the park to the other with a grade II listed shelter at either end. 

At the mid-point of the terrace is the projecting semicircular viewing platform on top of the halfmoon cafe which gives views over the town to the south. Here you will find a grade II listed statue of Sir Titus Salt on a plinth with bas-reliefs illustrating the angora goat and the alpaca goat. whose wool was used in the mill. 

In the south of the park is a cricket pitch, the only cricket ground situated in a World Heritage site.

On the far side of the park there's a brilliant new play area lots of lovely features like a wooden playhouse and some skate ramps for acrobatic skate-boarding and bike-riding.

The river Aire runs to the south-side of the landscaped park where the annual dragon boat festival is held. 

HIGHLIGHTS

Playground

A large adventure playground featuring swings, slides, climbing frames and skate park.

Cafes

The half moon cafe serves homemade hot and cold food, coffee and Brymor ice cream

Banstand

Beautiful bandstand where concerts are staged throughout the summer months

Park shelters

Three park shelters which are all listed buildings. Rules of the  park can be found in the North side one. 

Cricket ground 

In the south of the park is a cricket pitch home to Saltaire CC founded in 1869,

River

The river Aire runs alongside the park 

Statues

Statue of Sir Titus Salt set in centre of main terrace of Park

Boat trips

Enjoy a relaxing 30 minute cruise along a beautiful stretch of the historic Leeds and Liverpool Canal

The Boathouse

Ideal spot for afternoon drinks or a lunch with friends.

Related links 

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