Prestonfield Park is a small, pleasant, open park area with safe play facility, grass areas with picnic tables, small grass kick-about area, community bowling green and tarred pathways that are lined with lighting columns that makes the Park an attractive facility for children, young people, adults and senior citizens who come to play, walk or watch the activities from a nearby bench. It is also located next to the local community centre who use the park for their activities.
The park provides an essential greenspace in the heart of Prestonfield with excellent view’s over Edinburgh’s famous landmarks Arthur Seat and Salisbury Crags. The layout of the park provides healthy and safe routes between linked road networks along lit paths for residents of Prestonfield and visitors alike. The design provides open space which can accommodate activities including kick-about sport, play and leisure activities.
Members of the public use the park for many things, however it is used in general for play, leisure walks, dog walking, and picnicking. The park is a fantastic attraction all year round
The park also lends itself to a high number of informal activities enjoyed by the local children with kickabout football and for the more mature group the bowling green facility.
One of the greatest attractions in the park is the children’s play area, where the equipment caters for children of ages ranging from 3 – 14yrs. The football area also provides a great attraction which enhances the health of many young people who play here.