Open Spaces

Priory Park, Reigate

Priory Park sits in 65 acres of park land split between football pitches, tennis courts, childrens playground and gardens. There are plenty of paths and wooded areas. The lake is an ever-popular attraction. The restaurant is available for meals and snacks.

Reigate Heath

Reigate Heath is a 61.7 hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest. There are a number of barrows which are regarded as nationally important. The golf course club house and the windmill overlook much of the heath. The windmill is grade II listed and is used as a chapel and is thought to be the only such church in the World. There are plenty of paths to walk.

Memorial Park, Redhill

Memorial Park in Redhill is just to the north of the town centre. The park was extensively remodelled and reopened in 2014. A cafe with seating area, toilets, children's play area, a sports zone and sensory garden are locate within the parkland. In addition, there is a painted birdbox trail with 22 boxes to find. There are a number of painted birdboxes to look out for.

Earlswood Lakes

Including Earlswood Comnmon, this is a large area of open land with two large lakes and a number of smaller ones. There is a refreshment kiosk in the car park. There is a 'human sundial' by the top lake where the human casts a shadow onto stones which indicate the time. There is a painted birdbox trail to follow.

Banstead Woods

Banstead Woods is run by the Woodland Trust. It is an ancient woodland of Special Scientific Interest thought to have once been owned by Anne Boleyn. There are a number of marked paths. One of these is the Banstead 'Narnia' trail

Tanyard Meadows and Riverside Garden Park, Horley

Tanyard Meadow is a 60 acre area of countryside including a pond once used as part of the tannery. Riverside Garden Park is nearby.

Alderstead Heath

Alderstead Heath is a common out towards Chaldon.