Recreation Grounds - Kelsale-cum-Carlton Parish Council

A field of lupins to the rear of a house in Kelsale
South Devon cow looking to camera
Lupins at The Forge
South Devon cows in the Parish 2
Village Hall photo 3
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Recreation groundHealth & Safety

Please note that Play Area Safety Reports are conducted annually at both Kelsale & Carlton Play Areas. Please contact the Parish Clerk for details.

If you identify any issues with, the recreation ground, either play area or the equipment please contact the Parish Clerk or the appropriate Portfolio Holder(s).


Kelsale Recreation Ground

Tree Sculptures

There are three Arnie Barton sculptures and a carved tree ‘bench’ in the woodland picnic area to the North East of the recreation ground.


A practice net is available in addition to full-size posts on the cut playing area.

The Junior League Teams  Benhall Badgers and Benhall Cubs play most weekends.

Children’s play area

The fenced area includes a climbing frame, swings and a slide. Parents are asked to supervise the play of their children and not take pets into the the play area.


A wildlife meadow has been created and is connected by mown pathways to the existing wooded picnic area on the North East Corner of the recreation ground.

Local Events like the annual Bonfire and Firework display are held on the Recreation Ground.

Dogs may be walked on a lead and owners are reminded that they must pick up after their pooch!

There are a number of benches in addition to some new picnic tables where you can sit and enjoy the peace and quiet or watch the Junior Football.


Carlton Green Recreation Ground

Football – there is a practice net available

Play Equipment – there is a childs slide, parents are asked to supervise its use to avoid accidents

Tree Sculptures – there is an Arnie Barton ‘rabbit bench’ in addition to an existing traditional bench


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