Rothamsted Park

40 Amenbury Lane, Harpenden, AL5 2EF









Dogs allowed


Venue information


All pitches can be accessed from two main points – either via the Amenbury Lane Leisure centre car park or via the Orchard Avenue entrance.

Senior 1 and Junior 1 & 2 pitches are closer to the Leisure centre car park entrance.  Turn left off Amenbury Lane into Leisure Centre car park. Follow signs for overflow car park for closest parking to pitches. Exit overflow car park on foot and walk up lane past Harpenden Town pitch to access all grass pitches. Senior 2 and Junior 3, 4 & 5 are closer to the Orchard Avenue entrance, AL5 2DW.

Parking details

There is a pay & display in the Amenbury Lane car park at AL5 2EF (serving the Leisure Centre and Harpenden Lawn Tennis Club).  This has good capacity and we encourage users to make use of this parking option.

There is a very small car park at the Orchard Avenue park entrance (AL5 2DW).  Additional parking can be found on residential streets, including around the Orchard Avenue entrance and beyond.  When parking on residential streets please do so considerately to allow other vehicles access and do not park across driveways or on pavements.

For Harpenden Town pitch, please use Amenbury Lane (leisure centre) car park.

Cafe details

Refreshments available from Harpenden Town Clubhouse when open. Also Monty’s Café in Harpenden Leisure Centre in the park, or The Harpenden Kitchen within the 23a Leyton Road Complex, accessible from within the park (next to the Eric Morecambe Centre).

Toilet details

At Harpenden Town Clubhouse if open. If not open, closest public toilet is in town centre by Pizza Express, or in Sainsbury’s.

Dogs information

Dogs are allowed on the site.

Defibrillator details

Stored in the main pavilion in the centre of the park (at the top of the Harpenden Town pitch). The pavilion will be unlocked on match days. A defibrillator is also available behind the front desk in the Harpenden Sports Centre.

Additional information

Pitch layout

Rothamsted Park

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