On Your Doorstep

On Your Doorstep Here in Hyndburn, nestling in the foothills of the western edge of the Pennines, we’re lucky to have right here on our doorstep lots of stunning countryside, moorland hills, woodlands, meadows, parks and open spaces, many among...

More info

High Hedges

[nextpage title=”General Guidance”] What is a high hedge? In the eyes of the law a high hedge is defined as a barrier to light or access which is formed wholly or predominantly by a line of two or more evergreens and rises to a height...

More info

Caring for the Environment

[nextpage title=”Think Global Act Local”] 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...

More info

Playgrounds in Hyndburn

[nextpage title=”Playgrounds in the Accrington, Baxenden, Church and Huncoat Area”]   Within Hyndburn you will find a total of 26 play areas managed by Hyndburn Borough Council, in additional there are also 10 multi-use games...

More info

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...

More info

Rhyddings Park

[nextpage title=”Rhyddings Park”]   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. Rhyddings Park is currently...

More info

Peel Park and the Coppice

[nextpage title=”Peel Park and the Coppice”]   Awarded a Green Flag for 2018-2019 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...

More info

Milnshaw Park

[nextpage title=”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...

More info

Memorial Park

[nextpage title=”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...

More info