Looking Back

Hillworth Park Pavilion with grass, trees and flowers

Hillworth Park has an interesting history, being tied to the fortunes of the owners of Hillworth House and changing social needs.

The house had extensive landscaped grounds of 27 acres including a Ha Ha, Garden Pavilion and mature trees. There were many changes of ownership prior to 1945 when the house and gardens were bought by the Town Council.

It was later sold and the majority of the grounds were given over to housing, with the remaining grounds of five acres becoming a public park, with extensive landscape enhancements which were completed in 2012.

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