Wardown Park is the jewel in the crown of Luton’s parks and boasts remarkable features like the iconic fountain and scenic boating lake, all steeped in a rich historical backdrop. As one of Luton’s six district parks, it serves as a green sanctuary within easy walking distance from the town centre.

Nature enthusiasts will be captivated by the park’s lush gardens, serene lake, and meandering River Lea. Take a leisurely stroll along the well-maintained pathways, breathe in the fresh air, and soak in the tranquil ambiance. The park’s picturesque setting provides a peaceful retreat from the bustle of daily urban life.

Steeped in history, Wardown Park is home to the renowned Wardown House Museum and Gallery. Housed within a beautiful Victorian mansion, the museum showcases a fascinating collection of art, artefacts, and exhibitions that offer insights into the region’s rich heritage.

Grab a bite to eat at the Wardown Park Kiosk or if you prefer, pack your own picnic and revel in the acres of lush greenery.

Wardown Park also hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, from cultural celebrations to live music performances, providing a vibrant and entertaining experience for visitors of all ages. The bandstand is a particular favourite spot for live music performances in the summer.

Conveniently located near the town centre, Wardown Park is easily accessible and serves as a cherished gathering place for locals and visitors alike.


  • Wardown house & museum
  • Adventure golf
  • Children’s play area
  • Tennis court
  • Basketball court
  • Lakes
  • Suspension bridge
  • Bandstand
  • Toilets
  • Café Kiosk
  • Areas for informal recreation

Where to find: Wardown Park, New Bedford Road, Luton LU2 7HL