Friends of Eaton Park – our major partners:

Norwich City Council | Norwich Norse Environmental Ltd

Partners and funders

Active Norfolk – for joint-funding this website and the way-marked running route
BBC Breathing Places – for funding a Norfolk Wildlife Trust report into park biodiversity
Butterfly Conservation – for holding an annual Big Butterfly Count in Eaton Park
East of England Cooperative – for funding a new bench, bird boxes, tools etc (2015)
East of England Orchard and Apples Project – advice, and supply of fruit trees
Good Gym – quarterly visits to help out in the park from this running & volunteering group
John Lewis – for fruit trees to start an orchard and for two sets of boules
Norfolk Wildlife Trust for on-going advice and support
Norfolk Community Foundation – for joint-funding this website + a waymarked running route (2016)
Norwich Fringe – for working alongside the Friends on wildlife and conservation
RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) – for funding Eaton Park Cafe’s Herb Beds (2018)
Sport England – for joint-funding Eaton Park’s Petanque Terrain (2018)
TCV (The Conservation Volunteers, Norfolk) – for help with tree planting and woodland work
Thorns DIY – for generous discounts on gardening purchases
Waitrose Norwich – for customer donations (2009, 2017, 2022) 1507 summer scene


Launched in July 2015, this website was planned, written and developed by Helen Mitchell, designed and built by Starfish Design and uses a visual identity created by Darren Leader Studio. It is managed by Helen Mitchell and was updated in 2023 with help from Bev Hart.

Our photographers

The photographs on this site are by members of the Friends or have been shared with us on Facebook or Twitter. Thank you all!

Tom Albrighton, Stuart Beard, Caspar Evans, Raymond Hall, John King, Helen Mitchell, Pasco-Q Kevlin, Christine Wilson.

Thanks also to Jonathan Plunkett, Norfolk Record Office, Norwich City Council and Picture Norfolk for permission to use archive photographs of Eaton Park.