Christ's Pieces

Location: In the centre of the city, bordered by the bus station, Christ's College, Emmanuel Road and King Street. (Get directions from Google).

  • toilets with disabled facilities
  • refreshment kiosk
  • bowling green that is home to the City of Cambridge Bowls Club
  • four free refurbished tennis courts that are very popular in the summer (see photo below)
  • play area for the under-6s with swings, climber, springys, and graphics, situated next to the tennis courts, in the north west corner
  • free table tennis

It is of typical Victorian park design with tree-lined avenues. The formal seasonal bedding displays planted in the 'petal beds' near Emmanuel Road, provide year-round colour.

There are also large ornamental shrub beds around the perimeter to add further year-round colour and interest.

On 22 September 1999 the new rose garden, in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, was dedicated by the bishop of Huntingdon and officially opened by the mayor of Cambridge.

Christ's Pieces and New Square form a link between the historic city centre and the modern Grafton shopping centre.

Play area View across Christ's Pieces Tree-lined path  Tennis courts

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