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Bracknell Forest parks are recognised as some of the UK’s best green spaces

Lilly Hill park

Six Bracknell Forest Council parks join a record number of green spaces and parks that have received a Green Flag Award this year.

The parks below have received the prestigious award as a mark of a quality park or green space:

  • Lily Hill Park
  • South Hill Park
  • Pope’s Meadow
  • Snaprails Park
  • Westmorland Park
  • Shepherd Meadows and Sandhurst Memorial Park (managed in conjunction with Sandhurst Town Council)

This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.

These are among a record-breaking 1,970 UK parks and green spaces and 131 in thirteen other countries around the world, that received the award from Keep Britain Tidy.

Cllr John Harrison Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection said:

“We are absolutely delighted to receive Green Flag Awards for six borough managed parks and are thrilled to hear that Sandhurst Town Council and Winkfield Parish Council were also successful in achieving Green Flag Awards again this year.

"We know how much quality green spaces matter to residents and visitors, and this award celebrates the dedication that goes into maintaining these important green spaces to such a high standard.”

International Green Flag Award scheme manager Paul Todd said:

“It’s fantastic that we have more Green Flag Awards in the UK than ever before, joined this year by 131 International winners.

“Each flag honours the thousands of staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to maintain the high standards demanded by the Green Flag Award. We congratulate each and every winner on their fantastic achievement.”

Why not pay a visit to your local park during Love Parks Week, which runs from the 12 – 21 July? View our list of local parks