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Brislington: Local Green Spaces

Brislington Green Spaces

We in Brislington are very lucky in the number and quality of green spaces we have in the area. Whether you prefer the hidden treasures of Nightingale Valley and St Anne's Woods, the broad river valley of Eastwood Farm Open Space, or the child-friendly play areas of one of our local parks, there is a place for each of us within walking distance. And for those of us who want to put back a little of what our local nature gives us, there are several groups always ready to welcome new members - see the links below.

Friends of Nightingale Valley

One of our loveliest natural resources and a great place to explore. Once the haunt of otters and nightingales, jays, sparrowhawks, voles, moles and kingfishers have all been seen here in the last few years.

The Friends of Nightingale Valley are always happy to welcome new members, so why not contact them and see if there's any way you can help to keep this beautiful place safe and healthy for the future?

For further information, ring Andy Grant on 0117 9850 366 - before 8.30 p.m. please!

Visit our Gallery of achievements.

Friends of Callington Road Local Nature Reserve (FoCRLNR)

Arnos' Park Action Group

Friends of Eastwood Farm

St Anne's Park

Arnos Vale Charity Trust

Friends of Arno's Vale Cemetary


The Bristol South Skyline Walk, (funded by Bristol Green Capital 2015) is an exciting new walking and running route for walkers, pram/buggy users and runners - which starts at Bristol Temple Meads.

The walk's details can be found here (.pdf format).

Dog-related issues (BCC)

Travel Smart

Sustrans is the UK's leading sustainable transport charity, working on practical projects so people can choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment. The charity is behind the award winning National Cycle Network, Connect2, Safe Routes to Schools, Bike It, TravelSmart, Active Travel and Liveable Neighbourhoods, all projects that are changing our world one mile at a time. To find out more visit Sustrans for more information.

On the subject of the environment, check out the impact of gift cards here. This is a study done in America, but there are more of these cards appearing in the UK, so the problem will be ours at some point!