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Known to most as the Cherry Orchard, the George Pitcher Memorial Ground is an impressive sports and recreational ground 


  • 3 full size football pitches

  • 2 junior size football pitches

  • 2 mini soccer pitche

  • Pitchside Cafe 

  • Sports pavilion with toilets and changing rooms, also home to Learn to Dance

  • A nature reserve and dog walking area

  • Trim trail

Parking Information 

Parking restrictions will be in place at the Cherry Orchard Monday to Friday, between 7am-7pm, and after 7pm all week. Free parking between 7am-7pm applies for up to 2 hours Monday to Friday, no return within an hour, and is unrestricted at the weekend.

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Pitch Hire

Our pitches were ranked amongst the best in the area in a 2018 report and are in strong demand.

We accept bookings for individual games and whole seasons.

For more information on how to hire them, get in touch.

The site is open all year round, with free car parking, toilets and changing facilities on site.

George Pitcher Memorial Ground Historical Information 

"The Park is open for long walks and getting away from the daily routine. The fresh air and bird song helps with relaxation after a long day of work. Great place to unwind and practice mindfulness."

Bob Pollard

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