Visiting the Park
Highfield Park is situated on the south eastern side of St Albans in Hertfordshire.
For a more detailed map click here for a Google Maps (You can get Directions to the Park).
Tree Trail Leaflet
The tree trail leaflet guides visitors around the Park, with a map and information about the various trees in the Park. This leaflet can be picked up from Charters Health Club.
There are two free car parks in the Park.
Charters Health Club This car park is open 24 hours a day throughout the week.
West Lodge This Car Park is locked at 6pm and is closed at the weekends.
Travelling by bus
The S7 bus leaves St Albans town centre (St Peters Street) via the Railway Station hourly Monday to Saturday alight at Hill End Lane opposite the SPAR shop.
Travelling by train
St Albans is on Thameslink with trains every 20 minutes from central London. It is 2 miles to the Park via Camp Rd or you may take a taxi or an S2/S7 bus to Camp Road/Drakes Drive junction.
Travelling by bike
The Trust permits cycling on a permissive basis, throughout the Park, using the tarmaced paths. There are cycle racks at Charters Heath Club.
The Alban Way, a trail for cyclists and walkers using a former railway line, runs between Hatfield and St Albans. Leave the Alban Way at the Hill End Lane junction and cycle down Hixberry Lane. The entrance to the park is on your right.
Walking your dog
The Park is a popular place for dog walking. We request that dogs are kept under control and that dog mess is picked up and disposed of in the dog waste bins provided. FREE dog mess bags are available from West Lodge.
The Trust permits horse riding on a permissive using the tarmaced paths. Horse riders are asked to keep to the tarmaced paths, give way to pedestrians and clear any manure from the paths.