Coram's Fields

Phone: 020 3384 2207
Address: off Guilford Street

Coram's Fields is a large children's playground with extensive outdoor play and sports area founded in 1936. Animals were introduced to Coram's in the late 1970s. The project does not operate on commercial lines and does not send animals to market. Coram's Fields occupies the site of The Old Foundling Hospital which was originally built in the 1740s. The present Trust has managed the site since the early 1930s. The site is owned freehold by the Trust. Adults are only allowed in the park if they are with a child! It provides opportunities to handle a number of farm animals and learn about animal welfare. No dogs. Facilities include cafe, baby-changing area, childrens play area and education room; sports facilities and programmes.

Facilities: Cafe, Volunteering, Picnic area, Play area, Play activities, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public? Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Opening hours:

9.00am -dusk in winter. 9.00am - 8.00pm in summer. Please note: Adults can only enter if accompanied by a child.

Accessible? Yes
Has livestock? Yes
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:

Sheep, goats, rabbit, guinea pig, chickens, geese, ducks


Tube: Russell Square (Picadilly), King's Cross St Pancras and Holborn or Chancery Lane.
Bus: 17, 45 & 46 at Gray's Inn Road or 7, 59, 68, 68, 91, 168 & 188 at Russell Square.