• Services - Recreation Grounds

    The Parish Council owns two recreation Grounds and a Country Park. The Lower Dicker recreation ground includes a children's play area and is the home to Hellingly Lions Cycle speedway club.

    The Lower Horsebridge Recreation ground has a children's play area and has facilities for bowls, rugby and cricket.

    Hellingly Country Park, a public open space on the former Hellingly Hospital site. The Park includes, children's play facilities, a cricket pitch and pavilion, also ponds and woodland walks.

    Fishing: Please be advised that for the Ponds at Hellingly Country Park, a fishing licence is required. You may obtain a licence from the Post Office. Please see www.gov.ukbuyarodfishinglicence  for further information. 

    Open Fishing season is from 16th June to 14th March every year

    Closed season is from 15th.March to 15th. June every year

    The Council also owns Peake Gardens, a piece of land on the A271 in Horsebridge, now maintained and used by Hellingly Scouts.


    The Council has Byelaws in respect of the use of the Lower Horsebridge Recreation Ground, the Lower Dicker Recreation Ground and Hellingly Country Park.  

    A summary of the Byelaws can be found here, or a full version can be found here.

    Agendas and Minutes

    Rcreation Grounds

  • Lower Dicker



  • Peake Gardens



  • Byelaws

    The Council has byelaws in place which cover all the open spaces in the Parish the byelaws can be found on this page.


  • Lower Horsebridge



  • Country Park