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Things to do in our Parks

There are lots of different activities on offer in our parks and open spaces.

  • Dog Walking & Dog Agility Park

    Our parks and open spaces are great places for dogs and their responsible owners.

  • Get Fit in our Parks

    Our parks and open spaces are great places to get fit in, as there are running tracks, trim trails, boot camps and organised fitness sessions available.

  • Walks in East Herts

    Walking is one of the best forms of exercise - it's simple, accessible and flexible - and there are some great walks in East Herts.

  • Play Areas in East Herts

    East Herts Council owns and maintains over 60 play areas throughout the District, find your nearest today!

  • Fishing

    Information on where you can fish in our parks and open spaces.

  • Orienteering

    There are now three parks in East Herts where you can find free to use permanent orienteering courses.

  • Geocaching

    We have hidden geocaches in Southern Country Park and Grange Paddocks open space in Bishop's Stortford.

  • Slacklining

    Slacklining is walking, balancing or doing tricks on a line tensioned between two anchors (normally a tree).

  • Make Friends with your Park

    If you'd like to get involved with how your favourite park is managed or want to help out with practical conservation tasks you can join one of our "Friends Groups".

  • Get Park Active Events 2017

    Every year kids and their families have a great afternoon at our two free events to celebrate national Love Parks Week.