Selby Parks & Open Spaces

Selby Park pavilion

Booking Selby's open spaces

Selby has a number of public spaces that can be booked for events and activities.

Selby Market Place

This historic space in front of Selby Abbey is the perfect open space for outdoor events, street performances and public displays.

The Market Place is only available for use by charities and community groups – not for commercial organisations or political groups.

Selby Park

This popular five acre park is available for events and activities. Performances from some of Yorkshire’s top brass bands take place during the summer months on the traditional park bandstand in the shadow of the famous Selby Abbey.

The park also has:

  • A pavilion open from April to October
  • A variety of decorative planting
  • A play area for small children
  • A bowls green
  • Mini golf; and
  • Picnic tables and seating.

 Selby Amphitheatre and Waterfront Gardens

The Amphitheatre and Waterfront Gardens are located next to the Selby ‘toll’ bridge on Waterhill Lane, opposite Ousegate. They provide a lovely outdoor garden and seating area looking out to the River Ouse that can be hired for events and activities.

Other spaces for hire in Selby that are managed by Inspiring healthy lifestyles include:

Portholme Road football pitch/recreation area (field near Morrisons)

Denison Road football pitch

To book these spaces please complete the from below