The Welfare Park: The park is situated in the middle of Horden with flower beds and lawned areas with seats to just sit and relax. It houses a Victorian style bandstand. There is also a vintage tearoom and heritage centre. It also hosts the Statue named Marra who is a miner with his heart torn out depicting the effect that mines closing had on the local community.  The Park also provides space for recreational activities including cricket, bowls, and football and has a play area for children.

Horden Memorial Park: This park hosts the traditional village events such as the Remembrance Sunday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting Service each year. The Memorial Park boasts the Memorial Clock, the memorial which was built in 1953 is the villages focus for the annual Remembrance Sunday event and is one of Horden’s most prominent landmarks.

Church Green: The Parish Council also maintain the area of grass at the bottom of the Memorial Park opposite St Mary’s Church. The Church Green has a number of seats, litter and dog bins.

Sunderland Road: Many football teams continue to be allocated pitch space at Sunderland Road. Whippet racing also takes place on the fields on a Saturday morning, an activity which has a long tradition within the village. The playing fields also cater for more informal activities such as five-a-side football, permanent mini goals are provided on the field alongside a small play area for children.

Horden Parish Council also maintain the Play Areas at Cotsford Park and Maritime Crescent, Grants Houses.

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