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A thriving green space with community at its heart

Nuns Moor Park

Nuns Moor Park, in the Arthurs Hill area of the city, is a thriving green space at the heart of the diverse community. 

Overview

Nuns Moor Park, in the Arthurs Hill area of the city is a thriving green space at the heart of the diverse community.  Made up of informal grassed areas and planted trees, there is a play area and a good network of paths through the park linking Brighton Grove with the Town Moor.

Popular with dog walkers and families, Nuns Moor Park has an active group of volunteers and community groups with a range of  play and craft activities for all ages. The Bike Garden, is a vibrant community space developed on the old bowling green and holds regular food growing activities. There is also a Community Orchard with varieties of trees and plants including cherry, pear, apple, quince, mulberry and hazelnut trees and wild flower meadow.

 




Did you know?

You can find over 35 varieties of heritage fruits in the community orchard – many of which are not found in shops.

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Brighton Grove

There is a good network of footpaths that run through the park that are suitable for prams or wheelchairs.

Some on street parking near to Nuns Moor Park. 

A popular spot for dog walking or just chilling out with friends.

There are lots of activities for families indoors and outdoors.

There are toilets within the old bowling pavilion, which is now used by The Bike Garden.

  • It can be muddy so wear appropriate footwear and leave your best clothes at home.
  • The Friends of Throckley and Walbottle Dene is a small group of people who are committed to promoting and improving the Dene, whilst protecting its landscape and wildlife. They work with Urban Green Rangers to organise events and to fundraise. New members are always welcome.

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