Cambs Open Space

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Cambs Open Space provides information about the county's parks and open spaces. This website aims to engage and encourage residents and visitors to make more of the valuable local space and visit parks they may not have previously explored.

This activity is good for wellbeing because

  • being out in nature can boost your mood;
  • physical activity can be good for your mental health;
  • you can find activities to participate in with others for a social boost too.

How to contact

Where to go

South Cambridgeshire District
UK

What to expect

The Cambs Open Space website signposts you to outdoor spaces where you can enjoy physical activity to improve and maintain your health and wellbeing, along with inviting spaces to socialise and enjoy with friends and family.

Cambs Open Space presents the top 200 parks in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, providing information and links to external websites for organisations that manage and run the parks.

You can search for Parks, Activities (such as cycling, football, volunteering, etc.), and Events (like ParkRun, nature walks, and so forth).

There is also an interactive map that allows you to find parks near you, with filters for types of activity, facilities, and features.

The Resources page has a photo competition, ’50 Things to do Before You’re Five’ activities, and some suggested walking routes.

More information

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Future Parks Accelerator (CPFP) is a partnership project between seven local authorities in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and the Local Nature Partnership. The project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the National Trust and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

CPFP and Peterborough City Council have partnered with the charity Living Sport to take over the content management of the Cambs Open Space website.

The website is free to use. Individual parks and/or activities may have a cost, please contact those direct for more information.

 

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