North Weald Bassett Parish Council


Play in the Park is all about playing games and having fun outdoors.  The sessions are FREE of charge and open to boys and girls aged from 5 to 19 years.

  • Free to come
  • Free to go
  • Free to play

There is no need to book, just turn up and join in!

Trained play workers travel to a range of locations throughout the district, taking with them an exciting array of play and sports equipment, games and even art and craft materials. Everyone is encouraged to join in the fun - children, young people, parents and carers are all welcome to come and play.

The next sessions are as follows:

  • 31st July 2017 - 10am to 12pm @ Thornwood Parish Hall, Thornwood
  • 7th August 2017 - 10am to 12pm @ School Green Lane, North Weald

Go to and click on the 'Summer Activities' link for more information.

Play in the Park runs in the Easter and Summer school holidays and is supported by your local Parish or Town Council.

Please note – ‘Play in the Park’ sessions are provided as play opportunities for children and young people, and not as childcare. All participants may come and go as they please. Play ranger staff are not obliged to prevent any child from leaving the session. Parents and carers are free to stay and join in.

About the Parish 

The Parish of North Weald Bassett comprises of three villages – North Weald, Thornwood and Hastingwood. It is 3 miles north-east of Epping and 19 miles from London.

The Parish has an area of 2279 hectares, and a population of 6039 people (based on recent figures supplied by Epping Forest District Council).

Click HERE to view the locations of the Parish Notice Boards.

Village Sign 

Contact Information

The Jim Davis Room, North Weald Library, 138 High Road
North Weald
CM16 6BZ

01992 523825

Latest News

Notice of Public Right and Publication of unaudted Annual Return

Neighbourhood Plan

Upcoming events

Planning Committee Meeting

Monday 07 August 2017

Planning Committee meeting, 7.00pm, North Weald Library - the press and public are invited to attend

Planning Committee Meeting

Monday 21 August 2017

Planning Committee meeting, 7pm, North Weald Library - the press and public are invited to attend