Places where we can experience the outdoors, get some exercise, breathe some fresh air, run around or sit and watch.
Somewhere where the countryside is recognizable and we can make a link with wildlife, and maybe our natural selves.
Week beginning 18 May 2020: In line with recent revised government guidelines, Cotton End Park is now open to cars and small groups, though the play equipment and zip wire are still out of bounds. We will review the situation on a week-by-week basis.
Ten acres of green space with an assault course and zip wires, picnic tables, trees and wildflowers. The wildlife reserve has ponds, a dipping platform and a bird watching hide. There are sheep, bee hives, and a community orchard.
A pocket park with ponds, a bog garden, a bird hide and an observation platform by the stream, plus seats and a picnic bench. There is also a field centre, a butterfly garden, a human sundial, a wildflower meadow and a mini woodland.