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Parks, gardens and open spaces

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The Council owns and manages a variety of parks, gardens and open spaces in the borough,













These include:


  • Archibald Knox Garden;
  • Ballaughton Park;
  • Centenary Gardens;
  • Clifton Terrace rose garden;


'Flying the Green Flag'


Agreen flag award logo



In 2013 the Council first entered Keep Britain Tidy's Green Flag contest since when it has been consistently successful, increasing its tally of Green Flags each year.  At its first attempt Douglas was awarded flags for Noble‚Äôs Park and the Marine Gardens; 2014 saw two more flags added, Douglas Golf Course and Douglas Head; and in 2015 Hutchinson Square brought the count to five. In 2016 sees the number of flags grew to six,when Douglas Borough Crematorium and Cemetery achieved Green Flag status.


 ADaveGaggs BSC3359 MediumThe parks service's Dave Gaggs raises the Green Flag awarded to Noble's Park in 2016


On each occasion Green Flags were awarded upon the Council's first application. 


AAerialShot BSC3332 Medium'Six of the best': the six Green Flags awarded in 2016


Winners must apply each year to renew their status. 


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