|Carpark location||North end of Clarence Park Road.|
Kings Park is an attractive, quiet, town park, gently undulating. Ideal for beginners. Near Pokesdown station.
Open all the year. Free parking.
There are three courses on the map:
Short 0.5km This is designed to enable an adult to observe a youngster running alone through the whole course. It is of easy (white) standard.
Medium 1.0km This course also allows observation and is of easy (white) standard.
Long 2.0km A longer course, a little more tricky (yellow) standard.
Other Things to do in the Area
Café & toilets in Athletics stadium building. Open weekend April-September and weekends in summer holidays.
Very nice children's playground near the car park.
Bournemouth Parks Garden Centre opposite the car park.
Indoor Bowling centre.
Athletics stadium & Bournemouth F.C. stadium also on the grounds.
Directions: Leave Boscombe eastwards on the A35 (Christchurch Rd). After Pokesdown Station, traffic lights first left into Clarence Park Rd & straight on to car park.
Maps Available From
When open (see above), the café in the Athletics centre sells maps (approx £1.00) but it's best to download and print one yourself, as above.
- White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
- Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience