Within this parish are many hundreds of acres of common land with walks among heather, bracken and pine; trees and with suitable spots for picnics.
The Blackwater and Hawley Leisure Centre and Memorial Hall offer opportunities for a wide range of sporting and social activities.
Hawley Lake is owned by the Army but is also open to the public as a popular walking, sailing and fishing area.
To view parish information about the community, heritage and conservation areas please select the parish in the parish profiles web page.
Hart District Council received an application from Blackwater and Hawley Parish Council for designation of the Parish as a Neighbourhood Area. As required by Regulation 6 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), a copy of the application and supporting documents were made available for comments until 19 September 2016.
Application from Blackwater & Hawley Town Council (including map)
On Thursday 6 October 2016 Hart District Council's Cabinet approved the designation of the Neighbourhood Area.