Recreation Grounds

Eynsford Parish Council has two recreation grounds - Common Meadow and Harrow Meadow. 

Common Meadow is used by Eynsford Cricket Club who also own the pavilion there. The parish council undertakes grass cutting, looks after the fence and the gates, and also the trees. 

Common meadow

Harrow Meadow has a football pitch and changing rooms which is used by two football teams. It also has a children's playground with equipment suitable for young children and teenagers. The parish council maintains the changing rooms, cuts the grass and looks after the play equipment. 

Harrow Meadow

The council is also responsible for Riverside Green and cuts the grass and maintains the area.

No dogs are allowed on any of these areas. The council's Bye-laws are attached here byelaws .

If you would like to fish in the river Darent, subject to the landowner's agreement, you need to apply for a rod licence. You must carry this with you at all time when fishing or else you could receive a fine. Full details of types of licence and how to apply can be found here fishing licencing website.

If you would like to use Common Meadow, Harrow Meadow or Riverside for an organised event or activity you must obtain permission from the parish council. Please send an email to with details.


The parish council owns the Castlefield Allotments and lets out 46 half plots. If you would be interested in having a plot, please contact the Clerk. Attached is a handbook for allotment holders. The council carries out an annual risk assessment of the allotment site. The most recent version is attached here allotment risk assessment .

Castlefield Allotments

Grass Cutting

In addition to the recreation grounds, the parish council cut various verges around the village, some of this is on behalf of Kent County Council. This work is given to a contractor on an annual contract.

Upcoming dates

Grace Center Community Picnic
27th May 2024

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