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UK's Best Park - South East

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Park, as voted by YOU!Voting for UK's Best Park, as voted by YOU! 2016 has now closed. Over 200 local green spaces across the UK were been nominated by you with over 10,000 votes cast. The parks nominated within the South East are listed below. Following the conclusion of the public vote four parks have been shortlisted with the winner announced at the Fields in Trust Awards on Wednesday 30th November.

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Nominations

Blakers Park
Blakers Park
BN1 6FF

Blakers Park is an emerald in the centre of an urban area. With many lovely trees, an ancient Elm, green lawns, beautiful flower beds, playground and cafe and, at its highest point a spectacular sea view, it's enjoyed by everyone in our community and we couldn't contemplate living without it.

Broadwater Park
Broadwater Park
GU7 3BH

Broadwater Park is a beautiful Green Flag award winning community park, which has a beautiful lake at its centre and high quality facilities including new toilets. It is supported by the Broadwater Advisory Group and some brilliant volunteers.

Chepstow Park
Chepstow Park
MK3 5LS

Chepstow Local Park gained its first Green Flag in 2007. It offers play areas for all ages, a woodland walk, a pond area, football goals, pleasant walks and has been home to some stunning wild flower displays over the last three years thanks to local school children.

Church Litten Park
Church Litten Park
PO30 1LL

In a busy town it offers peace for watching the world go by and space for contemplation. Sited over an enormous plague burial pit it honours the past by giving to the present and offers hope for the future. Benches allows the infirm to sit in comfort. Swings for infants.

Claygate Recreation Ground
Claygate Recreation Ground
KT10 0HQ

A hive of activity throughout the year. Sport is offered to all ages, football and cricket amongst others and opportunity to stroll and relax. Claygate flower and village show is a highlight as well as the annual 5 mile run not forgetting the pavilion cafe. Please vote for us.

Dormansland Recreation Ground
Dormansland Recreation Ground
RH7 6PY

It offers a wonderful space for people to do whatever activities they want - it is not too manicured and is a great asset to our village.

Dunorlan Park
Dunorlan Park
TN2 3QN

It's local to me and the town. It's a beautiful space. The Park staff and Friends keep it looking lovely in all weathers. It has 'secret' areas for children, lovely walks, places to sit and relax, a boating lake and a super café. A real haven in a busy world.

Easthill Park
Easthill Park
BN41 2FA

Easthill Park is small in size but big in nature. From its wildflower haven to its wonderful walled garden it transforms as you walk around. A wild gym for the energetic, a castle for the young or a bench for contemplating. It's a public space for everyone... a great park.

Ellington Park
Ellington Park
CT11 9TD

It has a lovely area dedicated to nature and wildlife, yet also has a bandstand, a rose garden, a picnic area, a selection of mature trees and it is just lovely to walk through!

Farnham Park
Farnham Park
GU9 0AU

The park is a remarkable survivor being originally the hunting park for the Bishop of Winchester. It retains a wonderful open character yet is well used for recreation by many residents of the town and other areas in the locality.

Hampden Park
Hampden Park
BN22 9QR

Well this is simply the best park in Eastbourne. The Friends have raised over £100,000 over last 10 years to help the Council improve the facilities and are organising events for the whole community as we speak.

Horsham Park
Horsham Park
RH12 1RL

Centrally located, Horsham Park is a fully inclusive park for residents and visitors alike. Able bodied or disabled, people come here to relax or participate in activities, it offers something for everyone. Beautifully maintained with an ever evolving, forward thinking scope of, it's the focus point for community use.

Old Town Recreation Ground
Old Town Recreation Ground
BN20 8JL

Friends of the Old Town Recreation Park have planted hundreds of wild flowers along the sides of the park. There is a children's play ground with the usual swings etc. Football Fields, Tennis Courts. Areas for picnics. We have Fete's during Summer, and a special area for quietly sitting.

Preston Park Rockery
Preston Park Rockery
BN1 6BH

A vibrant mix of horticulture, wildlife and beautiful landscaping make the largest municipal rock garden in the UK, a truly magical experience. Waterfalls, winding paths and a stunning range of trees, shrubs, bulbs and herbaceous plants make this garden truly unique.

Priory Park (Chichester)
Priory Park (Chichester)
PO19 1NL

Priory Park is the city of Chichester's 'village green', noted for its rich heritage, its cricket and bowling clubs, its open space and calm ambience, and as a safe place for children to play – living proof of the social benefits offered by green spaces.

Priory Park (Reigate)
Priory Park (Reigate)
RH2 7RL

Priory Park in Reigate is a fantastic park with lots of facilities - football, tennis, skatepark, formal gardens, playground, croquet lawn, table tennis, woodland and lake. It brings people from all over the area to enjoy it and has something for everyone.

Redhill Memorial Park
Redhill Memorial Park
RH1 1JU

A great pocket park in the heart of Redhill. Lovely for a lunch break or just visit the cafe. Nice and open views and you can enjoy the world passing by.

South Hill Park
South Hill Park
RG12 7PA

South Hill Park is cared for not only by the council but a large number of volunteers. With a vibrant art centre at its heart, it is a place for relaxation, entertainment and time with friends and family. It is one of the main reasons I moved to Bracknell.

Stoneham Park
Stoneham Park
BN3 5FS

Its not the biggest or the prettiest but its a central part of the community around it. Over 100 years old, its one of the busiest parks in Hove and is perfect for young and old alike.

Tadley Common
Tadley Common
RG26 3TA

Tadley Common is lowland heathland consisting of heather and gorse scrub, home to much flora and fauna. The Common is made up of a mix of open space, a SSSI area with cattle freely grazing, play areas and fitness equipment. The Common has been described as the lungs of Tadley!

Tilgate Park
Tilgate Park
RH10 5PQ

Lake, trees, grass, activities and animals - beautifully maintained and FREE. The emphasis is always on nature and wildlife.

Willen Lake
Willen Lake
MK15 0DS

An amazing mix of leisure, water, walks and wildlife. Willen Lake is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. Over one million visitors a year take part in watersports activities, go cycling, enjoy the playground, try the high ropes course or simply picnic along Willen’s shores. It’s a great place to entertain all ages.

Windlesham Field of Remembrance
Windlesham Field of Remembrance
GU20 6DT

The Field of Remembrance is a stunning retreat in the centre of Windlesham with 18 acres of woodland and open spaces. It's owned by the villagers and managed by volunteer trustees. It offers nature and wildlife, wonderful woodland walks, a playpark, cricket and football. Literally something for everyone.