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Norton Common


Two car parks open every day, one by the outdoor pool and one adjacent to the bowling greens

  • 10 minutes walk from town centre
  • Disabled access



Norton Common is a large attractive local nature reserve. Its facilities cater for young and old alike, whether to enjoy family activities centred around the play areas, picnic area or walking along the open areas and the woodlands. This leaflet gives details of the diverse range of wildlife within the common.

This reserve has been awarded a Green Flag. The Green Flag award scheme is the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the UK.

Nature Trail

A 45 minute walk in fresh air through the Norton Common Nature Reserve.

Friends of Norton Common

Norton Common benefits from a very active volunteer group, the Friends of Norton Common, who work to preserve the precious habitat of the Common as well as carrying out wildlife surveys. Survey results can be found on the link below:

Norton Common Wildlife Surveys

Contact the group at: