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Birkenhead Park

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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THE most beautiful park to visit. ..N ew York Central Park designed on it but not as pretty as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny L
Chester, United Kingdom
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Fun run

I came here to attend the run for cancer the fun run with obstacles. Beutiful Park and area. Wide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carole N
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On Easter Monday 1847, the gates were opened to the very first publicly funded park in the world. Designed by Sir Joseph Paxton - Birkenhead Park was created to be the People's Garden - a place where the lowliest peasant to the British Monarch could...more
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Birkenhead CH41 4HY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THE most beautiful park to visit. ..N ew York Central Park designed on it but not as pretty as Birkenhead Park. Well worth a walk around it and you can get seed to feed the pigeonsame from the visitors centre.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here to attend the run for cancer the fun run with obstacles. Beutiful Park and area. Wide spaces and places to walk in.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carole N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely find this was I move into the area to be close to work, and was amazed to find such a wonderful park just over the road so one day whilst of work I went for a stroll in the park found th...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank michealw293
Reviewed 12 December 2018

love the park the hills the lakes the trees plenty of space the café is great they do a cheap kiddies hot choc which is loved on chilly days

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beryl770
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It's a lovely place that all the family can enjoy with events throughout the year offering all kinds of attractions for all ages and if you fancy a little relaxing time fishing the ponds have plenty of pegs spaced well apart. There is plenty of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Markbudah
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to walk round with children and pets. Good to discover that central park was modelled on birkenhead park

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank happyjock59
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Interesting history to this park which is situated a few minutes walk from the metro station of the same name It covers a large area so was nice walking around seeing the autumnal colours. The information centre has maps which are useful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed 9 October 2018

a great place to stroll, a lot of it on the flat, wide and spacious, lovely large pond with features

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMW2013_81
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park in the heart of Birkenhead, the part the Central Park in New York was based. Restored back to its former glory after an injection of lottery money several years ago. Beautiful lakes in both upper and lower parks with paths to walk, going...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ange F
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful walk around birkenhead park on my visit very peaceful listening to the wind in the tree's watching squirrels scampering about very much enjoyed my walk over the Swiss bridge nice to see they have spruced up the play area

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davidmS8809AW
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
No tennis courts are free to play on,but you have to bring your own equipment, i don,t mean nets though.And you can park your car on the road outside were you can see it,with a short walk round to the courts, hope that... More
13 August 2016|
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Response from Chris O | Property representative |
Hi There are no charges for any parking in Birkenhead Park, and vehicles are permitted to park at any point along the carriage drive. We do ask that visitors are considerate and avoid parking in front of gates or pathways... More
Elaine S
17 November 2015|
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Response from Chris O | Property representative |
Hi Elaine Two options - First is to use the merseyrail service from any of the Wirral line stations in Liverpool, get a train to West Kirby or New Brighton and get off at Birkenhead Park Station, just a short walk from... More