Foxhill Bank

  Resting in the shallow valley in the heart of Oswaldtwistle, Foxhill Bank Nature Reserve is historically linked to local industry and provides a remarkable urban site for wildlife.  The reserve has an unusually wide variety of habitats for...

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Caring for the Environment

Hyndburn Borough Council Parks department takes environmental issues and the prospect of climate change very seriously. The measures taken by the parks department include: Restricted chemical use including herbicides and pesticides. Avoiding the...

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Wilsons Playing Fields

  Wilson Playing Fields and the Woodlands has been awarded a green flag for 2019 – 2020 The facilities at Wilsons Playing Fields are unique to Hyndburn due to the athletics track, which is part managed by Hyndburn Athletic Club. The...

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Hyndburn’s Recreation Grounds

  Below is a list of recreation grounds currently maintained by Hyndburn Borough Council, they may consist of goals for informal football games and can be used for other recreational activities. These fields are available for use all year...

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Playgrounds in Hyndburn

Important Notice The play areas are open and available for use, please read the guidance before your visit to help you and others stay safe. Following this guidance will help reduce any further outbreaks of the coronavirus. Within Hyndburn you...

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Horticulture

  Amongst the many parks and gardens that are maintained by Hyndburn Borough Council there are some wonderful examples of plants and flowers and each month information on one of the favourites will be provided through the plant of the month...

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Rhyddings Park

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019-2020 Rhyddings Park is in Oswaldtwistle in the area of Park Lane and Fielding Lane. You can access the park from several entrances, at strategic points around the park. Parking Unfortunately there is no car...

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Peel Park and the Coppice

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019-2020 The formal area of Peel Park consists of a children’s play area, multi-use games area, tennis courts, a bowling green and a car park and is located at the top of Avenue Parade with views towards...

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Milnshaw Park

    Milnshaw Park BB5 4SD covers 2.5 Hectares  in the north western part of Accrington. Milnshaw Park has two entrances from Lancaster Avenue and a third entrance from a footpath leading from the Asda car park. You can also  enter the...

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Memorial Park

Memorial Park and playing fields occupy a 5 and 4.6 Hectare site respectively to the north of Great Harwood on either side of Church Lane. Memorial Park itself lies to the northwest of Church Lane, whilst the playing field occupies a site bounded...

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Lowerfold Park

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019 – 2020 Lowerfold Park occupies a roughly triangular shaped site approx 2.3 Hectares in the angle of Lowerfold Road and Cliffe Lane close to Great Harwood town centre. For its size Lowerfold Park offers a...

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Cutwood Park

Awarded a Green Flag 2019 – 2020 Cutwood Park occupies a 9 hectare, roughly square site in the angle of Blackburn Road and Cut Lane, Rishton, abutting Rishton Reservoir. The main entrance to Cutwood Park is at the corner of Blackburn Road...

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