Parks and open spaces

We manage 78 hectares of parks and open spaces around the High Peak, including a variety of active and passive recreational facilities to suit the needs of our customers. From challenging play areas and busy multi sport courts through to peaceful strolling and taking in the surrounding beautiful views, our parks and open spaces provide something for everyone.

Parks

Parks

Find out more about the variety of active and passive recreational facilities in our parks, play areas and busy multi-sport courts.

Trees and high hedges

Trees and high hedges

All you need to know about trees, Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs), hedgerows and high hedges.

Play

Play

Details of our local plans and development work for the future.

Cemeteries

Cemeteries

We provide and maintain four cemeteries across the High Peak at Buxton, Glossop, Hope and Thornsett. Details here.

Walking for Health

Walking for Health

Find out more about the latest 'Walks for Health' programme, where the walks are taking place and how to get involved.

Allotments

Allotments

Information about council-run allotments, Parish and Town council-run allotments and how to apply.

Football pitches

Football pitches

We currently manage and hire out 10 football pitches throughout the borough. More information here about the cost and how to book.

Holding an event in our parks

Holding an event in our parks

We provide space in several of our parks and open spaces for external organisations to run events. Full details available here.

Community involvement

Community involvement

More information about the Friends of the parks groups in High Peak.

Japanese Knotweed

More information on how to deal with Japanese Knotweed and where to go for further information.

Parks & open spaces contact form

Please use this form to make a general enquiry about parks and open spaces.

Last updated: 2nd October 2013

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