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IMG_0013What does Milford-on-Sea Parish Council do?


Milford-on-Sea Parish Council is responsible for many village amenities, including:


  • The Village Greens at Milford-on-Sea and Keyhaven (Milford-on-Sea is available to book for community events – contact the Parish Office for details)
  • Carrington Lane Play Park
  • Barnes Lane Recreation Ground and Pavilion, sheds and maintenance equipment
  • The Bowling Club Green and Pavilion (managed by the bowling club)
  • The Old Putting Green (Hurst Road)
  • Dance Studio building in Sea Road car park (managed by the VCCC)
  • Bird Hide at Sturt Pond Nature Reserve
  • Milford Community Meadow
  • Swallow Drive/ Grebe Close public open spaces
  • Basket’s grazing field, Keyhaven
  • The Pleasure Grounds (woodlands) – Local Nature Reserve
  • Sharvells Copse (Shorefield Close) – Local Nature Reserve
  • Centenary Copse – Amenity Wildlife Garden
  • Barnes Copse – Local Nature Reserve
  • Studland Common – Local Nature Reserve and Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC)
  • Studland Community Orchard – Local Nature Reserve and SINC
  • Studland Meadow Grazing Field – Local Nature Reserve and SINC

Download the Studland Common Management Plan to find out more.

The Parish Council appoints contractors to maintain all the above land and property (except where indicated) and employs a part time Ground s Maintenance Operative.  The Parish Council also manage Hordle Grazing Field and the Sea Front (Hurst Road) play park which is leased from New Forest District Council.

In addition, Milford-on-Sea Parish Council make valuable observations to the local planning authorities (New Forest District Council and the New Forest National Park Authority) on every planning application and tree work order within the parish boundary. Click here for more about planning.

To find out more about Milford-on-Sea’s Parish Councillors click here

To find out more about the role of Parish Councils and Councillors in general, click here