Victoria Recreation Ground, New Barnet

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Shirebourne brook on the south side of Victoria Recreation Ground

Victoria Recreation Ground is a public park in New Barnet in the London Borough of Barnet. It is one of Barnet's 'Premier Parks'.[1]

Victoria Recreation Ground

It is mainly grassed with a children's playground, football pitches, tennis and basketball courts, a bowling green and a car park. There are flower beds which are the remains of a formal flower garden.[2]

The park is a roughly square area laid out in the late nineteenth century on land previously known as 'Mrs Cook's Farm', and Barnet Football Club played there in the 1889-90 season.[2]

The Shirebourne brook runs along the south side of the park and the Pymmes Brook Trail passes north-south through the park.

There is access from Park Road, Victoria Road, Lawton Road, and by a footpath and footbridge from Cromer Road.

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Coordinates: 51°39′10″N 0°10′13″W / 51.6527°N 0.1703°W / 51.6527; -0.1703