Children & Young People

Many local clubs and societies publish up-to-date information about their local activities in the quarterly Castle Cary and Ansford Newsletter, (latest Newsletter is on the right of the home page) and there is always a comprehensive list of local societies and clubs on the back page of every edition

Update Club details please!

Update Club details please!

There’s a lot of information on our website about Clubs and Community Groups. Some of this may be out of date so, if you’re involved in one, please could you check the details and forward any corrections needed to: [email protected]

Many thanks!

Outdoor activities for children and adults

Playpark: includes great play and exercise equipment for children of all ages and adults, including a very popular zip wire and also 4 exercise stations for teenagers and adults.. Located at the end of Florida Street on the corner of the playing fields – see map.
Fairfield: includes a pump park for children and young people on their bicycles or scooters, wooden playpark equipment for children, and a wooden exercise trail for adults.. The field is a new acquisition by Castle Cary Town Council and Ansford Parish Council and is located between Florida Fields and Priory View –  see map.


The ATC offers opportunities to young men and women (ages 13-18) to experience service life and take part in all kinds of sporting and adventure training and activities. Parade nights Mondays and Wednesdays, 19.00-21.00 at the Cadet Centre, the Park, Castle Cary. Contact Sgt (ATC) Dan Purnell: 01963 350692; email [email protected]. Further information at:


Unfortunately Cary Guides are not active at the moment, but we would be very interested to hear from anyone willing to restart the unit. Contact Mrs Joy Cross, (01963) 350936.


Rainbows is for young girls of 5 – 7 1/2 to play games, have fun, practice crafts and enjoy other seasonal activities. Rainbows is part of the Girl Guiding Association, and is followed by Brownies. Meetings on Tuesdays, 6.15 – 7.15 pm in the BP Hall. Contact Jackie Targett, (01963) 350004.


Contact Mr Malcom Wake, (01963) 35941 or (07773) 515511.


Contact Mrs Susie Higgins, (01963) 351025, [email protected].


Contact Mrs Lin Norman, (01963) 351523, [email protected].


Carymoor Environmental Trust is an environmental education and nature conservation charity based next to the Dimmer landfill site. School or group visits can be arranged by appointment. Contact (01963) 350143 or email [email protected].