Perhaps the prettiest walk in Fairfield, and very different depending on the season. Fairfield is bounded on three sides by the tree shelter belts. These were originally planted in the 1800’s, and contain some very mature native species of trees. The shelter belt has a footpath and a bridal way, separated by a now very […]
A more natural woodland area bounding the western edge of Fairfield village. The woodland is denser and goes back to the Green Lagoon. The footpath has been left more natural here, although an asphalt pathway was added in an area that became boggy in the winters. It has several horse styles along the length of […]
When the Urban Park (North) was redesigned in 2018, an area was specifically set aside in the style of a french village market, with hardcore standing for arts and craft stalls or food vendors. There have been several such markets held here, including a Winter Fair in late November 2019. Plans were to hold such […]
The market space was always intended to be used as a place that local food vendors could supply their mouth watering temptations to the residents of Fairfield, but it was not until near the end of the COVID-19 lockdown that we were able to tempt several food vendors to set up in the market place. […]
Once a bare sole less grassy mound, this crescent has been transformed into a picturesque family friendly area. The two large grass areas are bounded by a dark leaved beech hedge on the outside of a perimeter of young trees. Several flower and shrub beds have been planted in the central area and are making […]
So called Figure of Eight as it mirrors a figure of 8 with a crescent of trees and a young children’s play area, or Pirates Park due to the pirate ship climbing frame within the play area. It is a simple space connecting the southern shelter belt to Bronte Avenue. Normally a peaceful quiet area.
This forms only a part of the larger Urban Park, and it is surrounded by a mature beech hedge and contains large grassed areas where families have picnics and children play football or cricket. There are some randomly planted trees. A footpath bounded by an avenue of trees to walk along. There is a play […]