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Cheshunt Park Golf Club
Festival of Fireworks
This large area of grassland and woodland forms the green
'heart' of the Borough. The park is a Local Nature Reserve
and has a rich history and was the subject of a 'Time Team'
investigation in 2001 in which they uncovered part of Ermine Street, the Roman Road from
London. The majority of the site is managed as wildflower meadow
with hay cut once a year.
Broxbourne Council has recently won Heritage Lottery funding to
further improve the park. The park is situated next to an 18-hole
golf course; Cheshunt Park Golf Club.
The park covers 235 acres and facilities include car parking,
picnic tables, a play area, easy access path, toilets and café in
the clubhouse, and community events – the largest of which is an
annual firework display for Bonfire Night which attracts
nearly 10,000 people.
Cheshunt Park is the venue for the Borough's annual professional
The park first achieved coveted Green Flag status in 2005 and
has retained this ever since, recently winning the award again in
The Friends of Cheshunt Park is a group of regular park users
who act as the eyes and ears for the park manager as well as
providing support for community events. It is free to join and
requires no obligation. Friends receive regular updates on park
activity and can attend the bi-annual meetings. To join e-mail
the park manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minutes of Friends Meetings
A new health walking initiative has started at Cheshunt Park.
Health walks are short, regular walks, focussing on the health
benefits of outdoor walking.
The programme is co-ordinated by the Borough Council and
supported by the Countryside Management Service with the objective
of helping people to get outdoors and be more active.
The health walks have a regular timetable which
follows routes of varying lengths in the park and surrounding
areas. The routes are graded so walkers will have an idea of
what to expect and can choose walks to suit their own needs.
The walks were launched in spring 2009 and we are now looking
for additional volunteers to help lead them. Volunteers will
receive free, certified training. For more information go to our
Health Walks page.
The History of
Cheshunt Park is published in a separate leaflet available from
The Golf Centre.
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Bishops' College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. EN8 9XQ. Tel: 01992 785555