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King George V Recreation Ground, Hitchin

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9 ha Recreation Ground in north Hitchin with 8 points of interest

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Car Park

Car Park

Free car park near play area

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Football Pitches

Sports Pitch

Two senior football pitches available for hire by contacting John O'Conner 01462 436694

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Multi Use Games Area

Sports Court

Free to use Multi Use Games Area for football and basket ball. To book flood lighting, please contact Linda Hopkins on 01462 474273. £5 deposit for floodlight key.

 

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Outdoor Gym

Fitness Equipment

Free to use outdoor gym equipment made up of a number of separate workout stations

 

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Play Area

Playground

Play Area with a range of play equipment for young and older children

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Rugby Pitches

Sports Pitch

Rugby pitches used by Hitchin Rugby Club details here

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Skate Park

Skate Park

Metal Skate Park with a range of half pipes and street scene equipment

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Tennis Court

Sports Court

Free to use tennis. To book flood lights call Linda Hopkins on 01462 474273. £5 deposit for floodlight key

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Park Information

The site contains a number of football and rugby pitches along with a range of other recreational activities. A walk or run around the site covers 1458 Mts. There is a well equipped play area which includes a high tunnel slide and a zip wire. There is a separate exercise zone containing a range of outdoor gym equipment. There is also a recently extended metal skate park along with a tennis court and flood lit multi use games area.

 

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On Site Facilities

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  • Dog Free AreaDog Free Area icon
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  • Pushchair Friendly PathsPushchair Friendly Paths icon

How to get here

Parking:

Free on site parking directions here


Public Transport Information:

Information on public transport is available here: www.intalink.org.uk and www.nationalrail.co.uk


Cycling:

There are no cycle routes in the recreation ground


Park Events

Cycle Confidence Course @ King George V Playing Fields, Hitchin

28 October to 1 November, between 9:30am and 12:00pm

Cycle Confidence Course Run over a week, this cycle course is aimed at helping children aged 5-7 years gain confidence on their pedal bike and build on their skills. These fun sessions include games and activities which help improve each child's steering, braking, caution control, navigation and how to use gears. Essential information Must be able to ride un-aided for 1 minute (a bit wobbly is ok!) Must have a roadworthy bike with two working brakes, gears and a correctly fitted helmet. Booking is essential, contact Megan Pinner on 01462 474838 or email the Active Communities team cycle confidence

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