As well as the main parks and gardens across the district, we are also responsible for the management and maintenance of many other public gardens including Fountain Gardens, Beaumond Gardens and Friary Gardens in Newark, as well as many other small garden areas, village play areas, riverside areas and churchyards.
Each year people open up their private gardens to showcase the work they do all year round to produce beautiful results.
The NGS National Garden Scheme website lets you search for an open garden near to you. All gardens are open for charity.
Country Parks and gardens
Country Parks and gardens to visit locally include:
Newark and Sherwood District contains an impressive range of habitats, each supporting its own characteristic species.
We manage and maintain two park areas for Newark Town Council. They are:
Sky lantern and balloon release ban
Sky lanterns and helium balloon releases are now banned in our council parks.
The decision has been made due to concerns about the environmental impact of the balloons and risk to the public and animals.