A fantastic outdoor space steeped in history; renowned for its beautiful pavilion and the borough's only water play area. Bentley Park has won the Green Flag Award for parks 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Owing to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), please note that although play areas, outdoor gyms, sports facilities, walking routes and nature walks are open; social distancing must be followed in all these areas.
Please respect the park – take your litter home with you or use the bins provided, and pick up waste after your dog.
You can continue to use green spaces responsibly. Please respect other visitors - do not visit if you have any symptoms; use your own hand sanitiser regularly, and adhere to government guidance.
Things to see and do at Bentley Park
This historic building has long being a popular visitor attraction. You can also hire Bentley Pavilion for celebrations, gatherings, meetings and activities; visit the Pit Stop Cafe; and take part in a number of community events.
Places to play
The park has toddler and junior play areas, with great facilities including the only water play area in the borough (please note this is closed during the winter months), a zip-wire and trampoline. There's also a playing field at the park.
Sports and exercise
There's a whole host of sports and exercise equipment at the park including a multi-use games area, skate park, sports pitches and bowling green (visit our football pitches and bowling green pages for booking information).
Along with the activities at the Pavilion, there are also walking routes and nature walks.
The park is part of the Toll Bar Fit and Fun walk, which clocks in at a mighty 6000 steps. For the full route of this gentle walk, please visit our walking in Doncaster page.
Places to eat
As well as the café in the Pavilion, there are various picnic areas in the park.
Nature and scenery
There's lots of beautiful nature and scenery in Bentley Park including wildflower areas, a pond and a whole host of wildlife.
The park is home to a wonderful community garden, with lots of delicious food growing including strawberries, potatoes and herb mixes. Better yet, it's free to use as you please!
Along with the Pavilion, there are some unique and historical monuments in the park including a fountain and bandstand.
Getting to the park
The park is on Askern Road, Bentley, opposite the Bentley Baptist Church, with car parking available at Cooke Street.
Several bus routes from Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange pass close by the park. For bus times and routes, visit the Travel South Yorkshire website.
For a view of the park and the nearby places mentioned above, check out the following Google Maps view:
Parks and outdoor spaces
For a list of parks and outdoor spaces in Doncaster, how to report an issue and how to apply for a memorial in one of these spaces, visit our parks and outdoor spaces page.