Football Pitches

There are a number of football pitches within the district including five a side facilities at both Lord Butler Leisure Centre in Saffron Walden and the Great Dunmow Leisure Centre.

The season commences the first Saturday in September and finishes on the second Sunday in May. Season pitch allocations are available for Weekend League matches. See below for details and locations.

To book a football pitch

To book occasional matches please contact the leisure centre, parish council or club directly.

Pitches are available at the following locations.




This is where you will find the facilityWhat you can expect to find thereWho is responsible for the facility
Ashdon - Rectory LaneMini goal posts to FA standardAshdon Parish Council
Barnston - High Easter RoadFootball pitch 
Berden - Bonetting LaneLarge grassed area with 5-a-side football goals 
Clavering - Recreation Ground, Hill GreenFootball pitchClavering Parish Council
ElsenhamFootball pitch 
Farnham5-a-side goal posts and pitch 
Felsted - Braintree RoadFootball pitch with changing pavilion and Illuminated Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) 
Great Chesterford - Recreation GroundFootball pitchGreat Chesterford Parish Council
Great Dunmow - Recreation Ground, The CausewayTwo full size football pitches one small football pitchGreat Dunmow Town Council
Great Dunmow Leisure Centre5-a-side goal posts and pitch
Great Easton - Duton HillFootball pitch with changing rooms 
Great Easton - Laundry Lane (Little Easton)Football pitch with changing pavilion - no water availableGreat Easton Parish Council
Great HallingburyPitch with small goal posts 
Hadstock - Moules Lane5-a-side football pitch, full size football goalsHadstock Parish Council
Hatfield HeathFootball pitch - off Cox Leys 
Hatfield Broad OakFootball pitches available - privately owned not open to the public 
High EasterFootball pitch with changing facilitiesHigh Easter Parish Council
Littlebury - Recreation Ground off Walden RoadFootball pitchLittlebury Parish Council
Littlebury GreenFootball goals 
Little DunmowJunior goal posts 
Little Easton - off Manor RoadGoal posts and pitch 
Manuden - Recreation Ground off Clavering RoadFull size football with moveable goals, junior football pitch with moveable goals 
Newport - Recreation Ground off Frambury LaneMini goal posts and football pitchesNewport Parish Council
RicklingFootball pitch accessed behind the house on green 
Radwinter - Recreation GroundFootball pitch 
Saffron Walden - Anglo American Memorial Playing FieldsFootball PitchSaffron Walden Town Council
Saffron Walden - Hop FieldsFootball pitch and Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) - with multi markings for possible - tennis, basketball, netball and 5 a side soccer 
Saffron Walden - Lord Butler Leisure Centre5-a-side goal posts and pitch
The SampfordsFootball pitch 
Sewards EndTwo goal posts on large green space 
Stansted - Recreation Ground, Chapel HillGoal posts and large grassed areaStansted Parish Council
Stansted Mountfitchet Romeera Leisure Centre5-a-side goal posts and pitch
Stebbing - Pulford Play Area, Off Bran End Fields or B1057Goal posts and large grassed area 
Stebbing - Alcott Road Playing Fields, Off Warehouse RoadFootball pitch 
Takeley - Recreation Ground, behind Silver Jubilee HallFootball pitchesTakeley Parish Council
Takeley - Sports Field, Hatfield Broadoak RoadFootball pitches 
Thaxted - Recreation GroundTwo full size football pitches with floodlights changing pavilionThaxted Parish Council
White RodingFootball pitch 
WimbishFootball Pitch with Pavilion