Riversley Park | NuneatonParks & Walks
- All the family
- Under 5s
- School age
Venue:Indoor & Outdoor
There's plenty to explore at Riversley Park - from the child-friendly museum, to the great play area, open spaces and the River Anker for duck spotting.
Riversley Park | Parks in Nuneaton
Spanning thirteen acres, Riversley Park has lots to offer, especially for families. Bring your buckets and spades for a visit to Louis' Park, an exciting and innovative play area with water & sand play and climbing tower. Walk by the River Anker as it gently winds through the park, enjoy the beautiful flower beds and green spaces before spending some time in the child-friendly Museum.
Louis' Park is dedicated to the memory of Fusilier Louis Carter who died in Afghanistan in 2009. The beach-themed play area has a number of exciting features including:
- Sand and water play
- Climbing tower
- Tunnel slide
- Rope bridge
- Tyre swings
- Baby swings
- Wooden play frames and walkways
- Rocking play dish
Nuneaton Museum is a child-friendly museum, with permanent and temporary exhibits. Learn about the life of novelist George Eliot and explore the local history and art exhibits, all for free! There's plenty to keep little ones engaged:
- Colouring-in areas
- Musical instruments
- Brass rubbings
- A George Eliot themed board game
- Children’s Puppet Theatre
Other features of Riversley Park include:
- Period bandstand, which has been a feature since the park’s opening in 1907
- Well kept flower beds and formal gardens provide interest in every season
- Easy access to the Pingles Leisure Centre, home to an Olympic-sized swimming pool and gym
- Tennis courts and a foot golf course
- Public car park
Toilets are available at the Museum and nearby Pringles Leisure Centre, subject to opening hours.
Getting there and Parking
Riversley Park is just a 10 minute walk from Nuneaton Town Centre. It is well serviced by bus routes - check out the Transport for West Midlands travel planner for more info.
Riversley Car Park is a paid car park on Clinic Drive, CV11 5TT - £1.50 for 3 hours. There are a number of other car parks in the vicinity. Click here for more info.