All  of our play areas, sports courts and gym equipment in South Mimms and Ridge will reopen on Saturday 4 July. To find out more about visiting safely please see our guidance on play areas and gym equipment.

Located in the villages of South Mimms and Ridge are a number of locally important parks, a nature reserve, woodland and play areas.


Wash Lane Common Nature Reserve

Wash Lane Common Nature Reserve is a unique spot, a wild and undisturbed space in which you can escape the bustle of the neighbouring motorway services.

The Glebeland

At the heart of South Mimms, this village green style open space has plenty for the children with a play area, basketball post and goal net as well as areas of tree planting and meadow areas for quieter rest and relaxation.  


A multi-functional site to the north of the village with play area, woodland and meadow.  A greenway runs through the park linking up to Swanland Road. 

Ridge Play Area

Play area for children under the age of eight.