Open all year
29 ha attractive Local Nature Reserve also containing sporting and play activities with 12 points of interest
Two bowling greens managed by clubs. Contact the bowls clubs on site if you want to play bowls
Food & Drink
Café linked to outdoor pool. Serves a range of hot and cold food and drinks when the outdoor pool is open.
car park open every day (free for first two hours)
Car park by bowling green open every day (free for first two hours)
Health Walk Start Point
Meeting point for the St George's Church Hall Hertfordshire Health Walk.
Free guided walk leaving from St George's Church Hall, Common View Letchworth, SG6 1DD. This walk is graded as a First Steps, Level 1-2 (where 1 is easiest and 4 is most challenging) and is wheelchair and buggy friendly. The meet point is close to public transport and refreshments will be available after the walk. For further information please see the events page here
If you can't make this Hertfordshire Health Walk, there are plenty of others to choose from. Details are available from the Countryside Management Service website here.
Floodlit Multi Use Games Area (To book call Linda Hopkins on 01462 474273. £5 deposit for floodlight key)
Outdoor swimming pool open May - Sept. For more details visit the website
Picnic tables located next to the todler play area and close to the cafe.
Newly constructed in 2017 this is the largest skate park in the area. It contains a bowls, half pipes and a street scene.
Teenage area containing a variety of exercise equipment and a seating area. Located next to the skate park and multie use games area.
Free adult and junior tennis courts. No booking required just turn up and play
Toddler Play Area
An enclosed play area with equipment for younger children. Contains a range of colourful equipment suitable for younger children. The play area has gridded entrances to exclude dogs.
Norton Common is a large attractive Local Nature Reserve. Its facilities cater for young and old alike, whether to enjoy family activities centered around the play areas, picnic area or walking along the open areas and the woodlands.
This reserve has been awarded a Green Flag status. The Green Flag award scheme is the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the UK.
The Norton Common management plan 2015 – 2020 gives further details about the site.
10 minutes walk from town centre
Post code SG6 4UF
A national cycle route passes through the common