The name "Racefield", from the tithe map, refers to the stream, or "race", which runs the length of the site. A mixture of mature and young woodland, amenity and wildflower grassland, this site has a bit of everything!
Access: Pedestrian entrances on Dugdale Drive, Lister Avenue, Fielden Row, Newtown Road
surfaced footpaths, play park nearby
Open: Pedestrian access 24hrs
Dogs: Well behaved dogs welcome, please clean up after your dog using the bin provided.
Habitat: Unimproved Grassland, Mature Secondary Woodland, Recent Secondary Woodland, Hedgerows, Stream, Amenity Grassland, Veteran trees
Notable Wildlife: Ragged Robin, Oak, Ash, Willow, Teasel, Buzzard, Great Tit, House Sparrow.
- Mowing of unimproved grassland
- Bramble clearance
- Ragwort Control
- Maintenance of furniture
- Footpath cutting
- Management of veteran trees
- Thinning of young woodland