A broad village Green with historic roots, some nice shade and the novelty of a suspended egg chair

Getting To Royal Hospital For Women Park, Paddington

Where Is It?

Royal Hospital For Women Park is located on part of the former site of the Women’s hospital in Paddington. It is located near the roundabout on the corner of Brown Street and Glenmore Road.


The closest Street address is Glenmore Road Paddington 2021


There is limited streetside parking on Glenmore Road, Brown Street, Flinton Street.


Google Maps Link – Royal Hospital for Women Park | Paddington

Things To Do

Suspended Egg Chair

There’s no playground here but there is this single suspended egg chair that might be a bit of fun.

Quiet Place For Book Lovers

Royal Hospital For Women Park has some nice seating areas, mostly shaded, where you can relax with a good book. The park is beautifully landscaped and works well with the existing heritage. The elevated section also has some unique views north across the city.

Timed Off & On Leash Dog Walking

Royal Hospital For Women Park has some pretty convoluted rules regarding off leash dog exercise.
Sundays – 10am – 8pm – No dogs in the park
Mon-Sat – 3.30pm – 10.30am – Off leash permitted
All other times dogs should be leashed.

Hospital & Heritage Ruins

The park and surrounds contain many historical artefacts. Within the park you can find the pillars from the Glenmore Gate entrance, ancient trees a sandstone remains of foundations and walls. Further afield you can find the RHW chimney (visible from the park) and gatehouse lodge. A handy map is available in the park, located along the upper terrace, and is published here as well for your convenience.

Royal Hospital For Women Park Sydney


  • Food

    There are a number of cafes, restaurants and takeaways nearby on Oxford Street.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are rubbish bins in the park.

  • Toilets

    There are no toilets in this park.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Yes! Dogs are welcome in the park most days. See above for times.

  • Can I lock my bike up


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