Opening hours - parks, play areas and cemeteries

Pedestrian access to parks, open spaces and recreation grounds

Most parks, recreation grounds open spaces and cemeteries are open for access on foot 24 hours a day 

Exceptions:

Due to issues with anti-social behaviour, the following parks and open spaces have no pedestrian access at night. Closing time is 4.30pm until 31 January. A seasonal timetable applies for opening and closing times (please see information below). 

  • Coronation recreation ground, Hersham
  • Churchfields recreation ground, Weybridge
  • Ditton Reach open space, Thames Ditton
  • Elmgrove recreation ground, Walton-on-Thames
  • Hersham recreation ground
  • Molesey cemetery

Green spaces car parks closing at night

The following car parks are locked at night time. Closing time is 4.30pm until 31 January. A seasonal timetable applies for opening and closing times (please see information below).

  • Brooklands Community Park, Weybridge
  • Coronation recreation ground, Hersham 
  • Cowey Sale car park, Walton-on-Thames
  • Hurst Park, Molesey
  • Walton Lane, Walton-on-Thames

Opening times for locations listed above

  • Monday to Friday - 7.30am
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays - 9am 
  • Christmas Day - Locations remain locked except Molesey Cemetery

Seasonal closing times for locations listed above

  • 1 - 31 January - 4.30pm
  • 1 - 9 February - 5pm 
  • 10 - 28 February - 5.30pm
  • 1 March - 15 March - 6pm
  • 16 March - 31 March - 6.30pm
  • 1 April - 15 April - 7.30pm
  • 16 April - 30 April - 8pm
  • 1 May - 15 May - 8.30pm
  • 16 May - 31 May - 9pm
  • 1 June - 30 June - 9.30pm
  • 1 July - 31 July - 9.30pm
  • 1 August - 15 August - 9pm
  • 16 August - 31 August - 8.30pm
  • 1 September - 15 September - 8pm 
  • 16 September - 30 September - 7.30pm
  • 1 October - 15 October - 6.30pm
  • 16 October - 31 October - 6pm
  • 1 November - 30 November - 4.30pm
  • 1 December - 31 December - 4.30pm 

Cemeteries opening times

Cemeteries are open to the public throughout the year between the hours of 9am and 8pm or half an hour before sunset, whichever is earlier.

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