Melford Country Park and Melford Walk are maintained by volunteers. Without their generous help, the park and walk would not remain open and accessible. They clear undergrowth, provide habitats for different animals and maintain the paths, bushes and trees. You can help by coming along to a work party. Just bring appropriate clothes for the weather and some gardening gloves. Long Melford Open Spaces will provide the equipment, instruction and tea and biscuits! Please get in contact with us.

You can also support the aims of Long Melford Open Spaces by becoming a member. A membership form can be downloaded here.

Long Melford Open Spaces is governed by a Board of Directors and a Steering Group. Contact us if you would like to join the Board or Group.


The Woodland Trust have donated over 100 trees for planting at Melford Country Park. Three sites have been identified but one needs clearing. We therefore need volunteers for a work party on Saturday 1 March from 10am. Bring stout boots or wellies and thorn-proof gloves.

Planting of the 100 sapplings together with a cane and rabbit guard on Wednesday 12 March at 10am.

Further planting and some work on footpaths on Saturday 15 March at 10am.

Tidying up work party on Wednesday 19 March at 10am.

Volunteer work parties