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Volunteer in our parks and open spaces

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. Find full details on the Coronavirus: Parks, leisure and venues page.

All events and gatherings, including volunteer activities have been postponed until 31 May and this will be further reviewed in due course.

Horsham Green Gym

Horsham Green Gym is an independent volunteer nature conservation group run by its members, with support from Horsham District Council. The group works at various sites in and near Horsham, getting exercise and fresh air while improving the local environment, learning new skills and making new friends.

Membership is free and open to everyone - we provide the equipment, training, plus the all important tea and biscuits! 
Tasks run from 10.00am-1.00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 50 weeks of the year.

For  further information, please visit horshamgreengym.org.uk or contact David Jessop on:
Telephone: 01403 269384 
Email: jessopdavid@aol.com.

Gatwick Green Space

Gatwick Greenspace Partnership is a community project that works to benefit people, wildlife and the countryside between Horsham, Crawley, Horley, Reigate and Dorking.

Whether you want to help the countryside as a conservation volunteer, come along to one of our fun wildlife events, find out how you can improve your land for wildlife, or just visit one of the fantastic sites we help to manage, there is something for everyone to get involved with. The group run a range of events to suit adults, young people and children, throughout the week and at weekends. 
All tools, hot drinks and biscuits are provided, simply  bring a packed lunch.

For further information, please visit sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/get-involved/community-projects/Gatwick
or contact Tilgate Park Office on:
Telephone: 01293 550730 
Email: pete.crawford@surreycc.gov.uk

In Bloom

in Bloom is a national initiative which can help to bring your community together and make a real difference to where you live. Whether it's a spot of gardening, cheering up flowerbeds, cleaning and greening up streets or starting a larger project for local regeneration, In Bloom is supported throughout the Horsham District.

Click below to find our more about your local In Bloom group

In Bloom Horsham

In Bloom Storrington

In Bloom Steyning

In Bloom Upper Beeding

South & South East in Bloom

Volunteer groups for open spaces in Horsham

Friends of Bennetts Field

  • Contact Diana Sumpter (Chairman), 4 Paget Close, Horsham RH13 6HD

Friends of Manor Fields, Leechpool Lane and Wallis Way (COMP)

Earles Meadow Conservation Group

Friends of Horsham Park

Volunteer groups for trees, woodlands and water in Horsham

Boldings Brook Conservation Group

Hills Farm Conservation Group

Tandbridge Residents Improve The Arun River (TRITAR)

  • Contact Mrs V Howberry-Gale (Secretary) on (01403) 215256 or email the Parks team at parks@horsham.gov.uk

Friends of Chesworth Farm

Friends of Warnham Local Nature Reserve

Volunteer groups in Horsham District

Henfield Conservation Volunteers

Storrington Conservation Volunteers

Friends of Meadowside (Storrington)