Most car park, parks and gardens are available to be used for community events. If you want to book Council land for an event, find out how below.

How do I book an event?

It is important that if you are planning an event on Council land that you consider carefully how you will put on a safe and enjoyable event. To assist in this, we have produced a guide which you can download from the right side of this page.

What information do you need?

You will need to submit the following:-

Remember, we will require a minimum of 28 day notice in advance of any proposed event.

How much will it cost?

South Hams District Council applies an administration fee of £55 plus VAT per event.

Payment is required when completing the application.

What spaces are available?

Below is a list of commonly used open spaces:-


  • South Embankment and North Embankment


  • Woodlands Park


  • Duncombe Park
  • Recreation Ground


  • Cliff House Gardens


  • Borough Park
  • Follaton House Gardens and Arboretum
  • Longmarsh
  • The Rotherfold
  • Vire Island

Most of our car parks can also be booked for events. Please use the Apply to Book an Event form.