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Love Parks Week 2017

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Our Green Flag parks

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Best Kept Garden Competition 2017


We want you to get the most from your parks and green spaces. Whether you're taking a stroll, walking the dog, or taking the children to the playground, we want you to feel good about what you are doing and where you are.

Check out the pdf icon King and Miller to Kingfisher Newsletter [587kb]to find out about a new project that involves partnership working with Ashfield District Council.

Love Parks Week 2017

This year's Love Parks Week runs from Friday 14 July until Sunday 23 July and is a chance for everyone go out, have fun and celebrate the green and pleasant open spaces on their doorstep.

We're encouraging residents and visitors alike to step out and make the most of the local parks. There are 600 acres of green space, including 40 parks, play areas and trails, and nine nature reserves.

Love Parks Week is a national campaign that is run by Keep Britain Tidy. Take a photo, video or simply post on social media, using the hashtag #LoveParks, telling the world why you love your park.

Parks facilities

Mansfield has over 150 parks and green spaces. They are looked after by the Parks and Green Spaces team, volunteers and partner agencies. They are free for everyone to enjoy.

There are many different activities you can participate in on our parks. These include:

  • Basketball and netball
  • BMX
  • Bowls
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Outdoor gym
  • Pétanque (French boules)
  • Skateboarding
  • Tennis
  • Walking, jogging and running

There are different charges for football, cricket and bowls clubs and for golf. The tennis courts are free to use. For further details please see our pdf icon Parks Fees and Charges 2017-18 [246kb].  If you would like to make a booking, please contact us.

We have over 50 play areas in the district which offer a variety of activities for children and young people.

Many of our parks are in easy reach of each other and are linked by green trails and footpaths. pdf icon Parks & LNRs Trail Leaflet [976kb] is useful for planning a trip out.

Toilet facilities are available in our pavilions when they are hired out for events or meetings. Unfortunately, due to anti-social behaviour, toilets are not open to the public.

The parks pdf icon map [24Mb] shows the locations of some of our parks and Local Nature Reserves or see Find My Nearest.

Our Green Flag parks

We are extremely proud of our flagship parks.

They offer a broad range of experiences and activities for everyone in beautiful, well maintained surroundings. Each one has their own unique features and historical value. Like all our parks, they are essential to our overall wellbeing, environment and cultural heritage.

Detailed information on these parks can be found below:

  • pdf icon Carr Bank Park [4Mb]
    • Tennis
  • pdf icon King George V Park [2Mb]
    • Play area
    • Football pitches
    • Wildflower meadow
    • Woodland walks
    • Pitch and putt golf course - open 7 days a week throughout the year, but closed Bank Holidays and through the Christmas period. The course is situated in the park off Black Scotch Lane with free off road parking. Open Monday to Friday from 7.30am until final tee off at 2pm at weekends the course opens at 10am with the final tee off at 2pm. An adult round costs £4 junior and OAP £2 per round. For the regular golfers a season ticket is available which covers 1 April to 31 March at £110 per adult and £55 for junior and OAP.
    • Refreshments - CoffeePOD is in the park every day from approx. 10am, providing a range of hot and cold drinks, ice creams, toasties and cobs... not to mention delicious home made cakes!
  • pdf icon Peafield Park [3Mb]
    • Toddler Play Area
    • Junior Play Area
    • Multisports Pitch
    • Skate Park
    • Bike Track
    • Wildflower Meadow
    • Trails and walks
    • Woodland area with all access path
    • Sensory Garden
  • pdf icon Titchfield Park [3Mb]
    • Play area
    • Multi Use Games Area
    • Pavilion
    • Performance area
    • Refreshments - The Titchfield Tea House is a cafe right in the heart of the park in the Pavilion. It provides a full menu including hot and cold drinks, snacks, meals, cakes and pastries.
  • pdf icon Yeoman Hill Park [3Mb]
    • Adult football pitch
    • Skate park
    • Children's play area
    • Bowling green
    • Bandstand

See our awards page for more details.

Best Kept Garden Competition 2017

This competition is now closed.

Thank you to all those people who entered this year's competition! Judging will start from Monday 17 July and winners will be announced in September so please check back in then for further information.

Get involved

We are keen to hear from people who would like to help us look after our parks. Please contact our Friends Groups or us for more information.

What's on

There are lots of events and activities taking place throughout our parks and across the district.

Events include:

  • A series of summer brass band concerts at Carr Bank Park in Mansfield on Sunday 21 May, Sunday 11 June. Sunday 16 July, Sunday 13 August and Sunday 17 September. All performances are free and take place between 2pm and 4pm.
  • Friday 28 July: Mansfield Summer Festival in Titchfield Park.

For full details please check out our What's on section. Updates can also be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

 

 



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