Highfield Park is situated on the south eastern side of St Albans in Hertfordshire. Highfield Park is rather unusual, rather than being financed and managed by the local council, a dedicated charity called Highfield Park Trust manages the Park. The Park was created in 1996 following the closure and redevelopment of Cell Barnes and Hill End Mental Heath Hospitals. The hospitals had extensive grounds, which now form Highfield Park ... Read More

HPT Newsletter – Spring 2016 Newsletter Published

Highfield Park Trust Newsletters Over the past 5 years, we have distributed our regular Highfield Park Trust newsletter to residents surrounding the Park as part of our efforts to provide the local community with Park news and updates. As a charity with limited resources in terms of both time and finances, we have taken the decision this will be the last printed newsletter that will be delivered to local homes. Going forward, updates on the work of the Trust and events can be accessed in a number of ways – see details below. We are particularly keen to provide updates ... Read More

Sponsor a Tree at Highfield Park

Sponsor a Tree at Highfield Park, St Albans Our sponsorship scheme is an opportunity for you to make a contribution to the development and upkeep of Highfield Park for a year. It also makes a wonderful gift to mark a special occasion. For a sponsorship fee of £25 per tree per year, you – or the person you are buying a gift for – will receive : A personalised certificate describing your choice of tree. Regular email updates on developments within Highfield Park and the ongoing work of the Trust. Maybe most importantly of all, the knowledge that your support ... Read More

Health Walks

St Albans City & District Health Walks in Highfield Park Highfield Park is one of the venues for Health walks in Hertfordshire. They take place on Mondays at 9.30am and Tuesdays at 1.30pm, meeting in the Charters Health Club car park, Russet Drive, opposite Spar, AL4 0DB. St Albans, Harpenden & Villages Health Walks programme is part of a countrywide initiative of free, led walks, which aims to help everyone get outdoors, get more active and reap the benefits. Health walks are an ideal way of taking exercise: Suitable for all ages and abilities Local, short and free Sociable – ... Read More

Events for 2016 – New Events Poster

Events in 2016 The full calendar of events at the park in 2016 is as follows, we have the old favourites, Easter Bunny Hunt and Apple Day to the Luna Cinema and the St Albans Town & Country Festival. To download this Events Poster - Please click here ... Read More

HPT Tree of the Month August 2016

TREE OF THE MONTH August 2016 Rowan (Mountain Ash) Highfield Park Tree Trail: Number 37 Latin/Botanical Name: Sorbus accuparia Range: Native to cooler regions of the northern hemisphere. Height: to 20m (and can live for up to 200 years). Uses: The wood is used for tool handles, and spindles and spinning wheels and make excellent walking sticks, also suitable for carving. The bark and berries have been used as in dying and in the tanning process. The berries have been used to make alcoholic drinks. Description. The bark is smooth and silvery grey, and leaf buds are purple and hairy ... Read More

Walk for Wellbeing

Registration_Form_2016 Family_Registration_Form_2016 You can download a sponsorship form from the links below or if you would like to just make a donation, go to: http://campaign.justgiving.com/charity/mindinmidherts/walkforwellbeing Sponsorship_Form_2016 ... Read More

Annual General Meeting 2016

Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 27 September 2016 7.30 pm at Trestle Arts Base Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0JQ ... Read More

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