Couple walking through Woodland Crescent

Green Space

Poundbury was designed with green space in mind. There are walking routes linking to the network of footpaths in the surrounding countryside, sports areas, children’s playgrounds and sports pitches. Access to the south leads to the historic Maiden Castle.


  • The Great Field, with a mixed use games area and outdoor gym equipment – 2020 has seen a significant planting scheme and new wild flower meadows established. An extensive new play area is planned for 2021 together with the opening of the fabulous new Pavilion, housing the cafe and headquarters of the Alcohol Education Trust.
  • Woodlands Crescent (with Play Area)
  • Holmead Walk (with Play Area and Pétanque court)
  • Hayward Square
  • Pavilion Green
  • Two allotment areas
  • Community Orchard
    Relaxing in Poundbury
    Woodland Crescent park in Poundbury
    Poundbury Boule - Copyright Lara Jane Thorpe
    The Great Field
    Holmead Walk
    Holmead Walk play area
    Apple trees in Poundbury
    Park at Holmead Walk
    Poundbury bee hives
    Poundbury allotments
    Poundbury allotments
    Geese on Poundbury allotments
    Marsden Street, Poundbury
    Fitness equipment on The Great Field
    The Great Field
    Hamslade Green