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Priory Memorial Gardens


Melbourn Street

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No on-site car parking. Parking available at Civic Centre, Fish Hill and Market Hill.
Pedestrian and disabled access.
5 minute walk from main bus station.
Bus stops on Melbourne Road and Priory Lane.

Priory Memorial Gardens

Green Flag Logo


  • Green Open Space with Soft and Hard Landscaping
  • Play Area (Junior)
  • Play area (Toddler)
  • Sensory Garden
  • Open Space For Picnicking
  • Bench Seating
  • MUGA ( tennis, basketball etc )
  • Band Stand
  • Dog walking
  • Disabled access
  • War Memorials, Areas of Remembrance
  • Formal and Informal Recreation
  • 5mins walk  to town centre for shopping
  • Public Toilets in Fish Hill
  • Access to St Johns Church NW side of park


Priory Memorial Gardens is a large attractive enclosed park surrounded by mature trees, hedging and walls which was originally developed back in 1950s after formally being attached to a Nunnery . Facilities cater for young and old alike whether to enjoy family activities centred around the play area or park area for relaxation.

This reserve has been awarded a Green Flag for 2014/15. The Green Flag award scheme is the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the UK.


If you would like to be involved with the management and maintenance of this site, please visit the Countryside Management Service website for further information.


Customer Service Centre
Royston Town Council:  telephone 01763 245484
Royston In Bloom:  telephone 01763 245484