Headington Hill Park

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Footpath in Headington Hill Park.

Headington Hill Park is a park on Headington Hill in the east of Oxford, England.[1]

The park is part of the grounds of Headington Hill Hall,[2] previously owned by the Morrell family, bought by Oxford City Council, and leased to Oxford Brookes University since 1992.[3][4] The landscaping for the park was originally designed in the 1850s.[5] The park was bought by the City Council in 1953 and landscaped with trees and ornamental shrubs.[6]

Headington Hill Park is located between the Marston Road and London Road. St Clement's links the park with central Oxford. On the other side of London Road is South Park, also owned by the Morrell family until 1939. Headington Hill Park is connected to South Park via a high-level wrought-iron footbridge over the main London Road up Headington Hill.[6]

Headington Hill Park has been used for many outside events including Shakespeare plays by Creation Theatre company and from 2012 has been used for wedding receptions.[7]


  1. ^ Headington Hill Park. In Headington Hill Hall Lodge (Oxford Brookes University), Headington History, Headington, Oxford, UK.
  2. ^ Headington Hill Hall (Oxford Brookes University), Headington History, Headington, Oxford, UK.
  3. ^ Headington Hill Hall, Oxford Brookes University, UK.
  4. ^ 10 Reasons to Visit Headington Hill Park, Daily Information, Oxford, UK.
  5. ^ The Landscape of Headington Hill Hall: A Report for Oxford Brookes Archived 2011-06-07 at the Wayback Machine, Land & Landscape Management Ltd, December 2006.
  6. ^ a b Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Headington Hill Park". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. p. 167. ISBN 0-333-39917-X.
  7. ^ "Headington Hill Park

Coordinates: 51°45′16″N 1°14′00″W / 51.7545°N 1.2334°W / 51.7545; -1.2334