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Birkenhead Park

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Walks for everyone

Everyday we walk our Labrador in Birkenhead Park. Bird watching your hobby, come and see the vast... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jennifer P
Always a lovely place to visit

I’ve been visiting Birkenhead Park my whole life. I’m a local so of course a tad biased. It’s a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sally M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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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 3 weeks ago

Everyday we walk our Labrador in Birkenhead Park. Bird watching your hobby, come and see the vast different birds. Squirrels almost everywhere, two lakes, two parks separated by a road. Recently restored Chinese bridge, lots to photograph. Children's playground, coffee shop, bowling, cricket ground, Rugby...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been visiting Birkenhead Park my whole life. I’m a local so of course a tad biased. It’s a lovely park split in two by a road, both sides, upper and lower park have large lakes surrounded by paths which allow for a great walk...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sally M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Birkenhead Park was the first public park. If you want a wonderful day out this is the place to visit. You can walk through the park and admire it's views. Feed the ducks and swans or visit the play area. There is a good cafe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Loads to do and keeps the kids entertained. Split into 2 different parks. Both have ok akes and fun little hills to explore. One of the parks has a rugby club in and 2 cricket grounds with plenty of football pitches. Big playground and climbing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Very special and well known park. Birkenhead park is Victorian. Bandstand , football, cricket, tennis and bowls areas. Lake , benches and playgrounds. The gardens are well looked after.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 16 January 2019 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 15 January 2019 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 28 December 2018 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 11 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 6 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
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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
16 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