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Parks, Gardens and Lakes

The Town Council look after and maintain a number of Parks, Gardens, Play Areas, Green Open Spaces and the Town Cemetery.

Edmonds Park

Size: 8.5 Hectares / 21 Acres

•2 Play Areas
•Pavilion
•Senior & Junior Football Pitches
•Sports Courts
•Car Parking
•Gates Locked at Night

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Loyd Recreation Park

Size: 3 Hectares / 7.4 Acres

•Play Area
•Pavilion
•Senior & Junior Football Pitches

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Smallbone Recreation Park

Size: 1.1 Hectares / 2.7 Acres

•Play Area
•Remembrance Garden

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Garden of Remembrance

Didcot War Memorial

Located in the Garden of Remembrance is a memorial to local residents who lost thier lives in either World War I or World War II.  The memorial is the focus of a service remembrance each year on Remembrance Sunday. 

The picture on the left shows some of the wreathes that were laid during a service of remembrance.

A full list of the names commemorated on the memorial can be seen here.

 

 

 

 

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Marsh Recreation Ground

Size: 0.4 Hectares / 0.9 Acres

•Large Play Area
•Kick about Goal Area

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Great Western Drive Park

Size: 0.8 Hectares / 0.19 Acres

•Newly redeveloped Play Area
•Combined Basketball & Goal Court

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Ladygrove Park & Lakes

Size: 11.3 Hectares / 27.9 Acres

  • Play Area
  • Wildlife Area
  • 2 Fishing Lakes. Fish species include Roach, Rudd, Perch, Bream, Common Carp, Mirror Carp, Ghost Carp, Barbel, Tench and Gudgeon as well as unfortunately some gold fish.
  • Football Pitches
  • Car Parking
  • Multi Use Games Area
  • 3 Tennis Courts

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Ladygrove Skate Park


 

The Skate Park is located in the Ladygrove Park. 

 

 

 

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Mendip Heights Play Area

The play area at Mendip Heights.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Diamond Jubilee Garden

 

The Diamond Jubilee Garden was created in 2012 as part the Council's celebrations to mark the Diamond Jubilee of HM the Queen. 

The garden is located at the rear of the Civic Hall and makes the perfect backdrop for wedding or party photos.

You can see the garden under construction and it's formal opening by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

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Broadway Gardens

Size: 1.1 Hectares / 2.7 Acres

 

The flower beds along Broadway contain mixed shrubs and they are planted with seasonal bedding twice a year. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stubbings Land

Size: 1.7 Hectares / 4.2 Acres

•Green Open Space with Trees

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Millennium Wood at the Hagbourne Triangle

Size: 3.6 Hectares / 8.9 Acres

•Mixed Deciduous Wood
•Native Species Shrubs
•Stone Circle
•Ephemeral Pond

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Cemetery, Kynaston Road

Size: 1.6 Hectares / 4.0 Acres


               

The cemetery caters for both Burials and Cremated Remains and has a separate children's section. 

The cemetery has Cherry lined driveways and four seasonal flower beds.

For cemetery charges please visit our Annual Charges page here.  A copy of an information leaflet regarding the cemetery, including guidelines regarding memorials is available to download here.  

 

 

 

 

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If you have any questions regarding the Parks, Gardens or Lakes, please contact us