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Parks and play area closures due to coronavirus (COVID-19)


23 Mar 2020


Horsham District’s parks and countryside sites are vitally important at this time. However, social distancing, as set out by the Government, is absolutely crucial.

We have therefore put in place some restrictions and taken the decision to close the following with immediate effect:

Southwater Country Park

  • All four car parks
  • Public toilets and café
  • The Dinosaur Island play area
  • Watersports

Warnham Local Nature Reserve

Horsham Park

  • All play areas
  • Skate park
  • Two outdoor gym pods
  • The café
  • Tennis courts

Car parks will remain open at Horsham Park.

Leechpool and Owlbeech Woods

  • All car parks

Play areas

  • All play areas and open access ball courts are closed.

We will keep the situation under constant review.