Opening times

University Parks and Mesopotamia Walk are open daily from 07:45.

They close approximately 30 minutes before dusk each day and the Mesopotamia Walk closes 30 minutes earlier than the Parks. 

Daily closing times are dependent on the hour of sunset and vary throughout the year (please see the table below). On rare occasions, University Parks, or some sections of it, are closed to the public.

In the unlikely event that you find yourself in the Parks after the gates are locked, the University’s 24-hour Security Services team will be able to assist you. Call 01865 272944 from a mobile phone or use the emergency telephone located in a grey box next to the front door of South Lodge. After picking up the handset, press 4 to speak directly with the Security team.

 

The Parks and Mesopotamia are CLOSED to all users on Christmas Eve 24 December.

The cycle track from South Lodge to Marston End is CLOSED on 1 January and 25 December.

Mesopotamia closes 30 minutes before the times shown.




Opening times

January 2021

Sunset

Gates Close

3 16.07 16.30
10 16.17 16.30
17 16.27 17.00
24 16.39 17.00
31 16.52 17.00
    February            
7 17.05 17.30
14 17.18 17.30
21 17.30 18.00
28 17.43 18.00
March    
7 17.55 18.00
14 18.08 18.30
21 18.20 18.30
28 19.32 20.00
April    
4 19.43 20.00
11 19.55 20.30
18 20.07 20.30
25 20.19 20.30
May    
2 20.31 21.00
9 20.42 21.00
16 20.53 21.30
23 21.03 21.30
30 21.12 21.30
June    
6 21.19 21.30
13 21.24 21.30
20 21.27 21.30
27 21.27 21.30
July    
4 21.25 21.30
11 21.20 21.30
18 21.13 21.30
25 21.04 21.30
August    
1 20.53 21.00
8 20.41 21.00
15 20.27 20.30
22 20.13 20.30
29 19.58 20.30
September    
5 19.42 20.00
12 19.26 20.00
19 19.10 19.30
26 18.53 19.30
October    
3 18.37 19.00
10 18.21 18.30
17 18.06 18.30
24 17.52 18.00
31 16.38 17.00
November    
7 16.26 17.00
14 16.15 16.30
21 16.07 16.30
28 16.00 16.00
December    
5 15.56 16.00
12 15.54 16.00
19 15.55 16.00
26 15.59 16.00