Ampthill Great Park wins Green Flag Award

18 July 2023

Ampthill Great Park awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as it is officially recognised as one of the country’s best parks.

In a record-breaking year Ampthill Great Park is raising its prestigious Green Flag Award.

Today Ampthill Town Council is celebrating after receiving a Green Flag Award for Ampthill Great Park and King’s Arms Garden.

The news that Ampthill Great Park and King’s Arms Garden has achieved the accreditation - the international quality mark for parks and green spaces - is testament to the hard work and dedication of the team that care for the green space so that everyone can enjoy it.

Ampthill Great Park has also achieved the Green Heritage Site Accreditation, supported by Historic England, for the management of its historic features.

Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag Award Scheme Manager Paul Todd MBE said: “I would like to congratulate everyone involved at Ampthill Park and King’s Arms Garden in achieving a Green Flag Award.

Ampthill Park and King’s Arms Garden is a vital green space for the community in Ampthill and the surrounding areas, bringing people together and providing opportunities to lead healthy lifestyles. The Town Council, staff and dedicated volunteers do so much to ensure that it maintains the high standards of the Green Flag Award and everyone involved should feel extremely proud of their achievement.”

The Green Flag Award scheme, managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy under licence from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, recognises and rewards well-managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of green spaces across the United Kingdom and around the world.