Parks in South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers is blessed with parks. There are numerous small swing parks dotted about the housing estates, also the larger parks on the eastern side of town close to the salt marshes of the Fens.

Compass Gardens

These are formal gardens with flower beds, walkways and benches arranged around an artwork representing features of South Woodham Ferrers. The circular paved area contains the co-ordinates of this spot. Walk past this section to reach a swing park that has the popular zip wire. There is also a section with outdoor exercise machine for over eight's.

compass gardens swing park

Saltcoats Park

The extensive grassed areas of Saltcoats Park are used for outdoor sports such as football and cricket.

Saltcoats Park

Garden of Remembrance

The Garden of Remembrance is a landscaped area where people can inter the ashes of their loved ones.


Village Hall Green

This field stands at the rear of the village hall and is used by the community to walk their dogs, for dog training sessions and occasional events. Children play here because one of the larger swing parks and the Blue Cage which is an enclosed football pitch adjacent to it.

Blue cage for ball games nect to the Village Hall