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Victoria Park

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Birchfield Avenue
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 6PX

Tel: 0151 511 6770

Victoria park lake

About

Victoria Park is situated close to Widnes Town Centre. It holds the prestgious Green Flag award and is regarded as Halton’s premier park. Opened in 1900 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Heritage Lottery funding has restored Victoria Park to its former splendour and enabled the replacement of the major features that had disappeared over the years such as the bandstand, fountain and lake.

It hosts an impressive array of facilities for the visitor. Its comprehensive secure play facilities includes an interactive water feature (open during the summer months); ice cream kiosk; contemporary park pavilion serving snacks and Starbucks coffee; bowling greens; model boating lake; floodlit tennis, basketball courts and skate facility; climbing boulder; glasshouses with pets corner and butterfly house.


Facilities

Other

  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Disabled Access
  • Picnic Facility
  • Toilets

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Exit the M62 Jnct 7, take the A557 Watkinson Way. Take the exit for Derby Rd, follow road until you reach Birchfield Rd, turn left onto Birchfield. Victoria Park is on your left.

Public Transport Directions

There are nearby bus stops on Birchfield RoadWidnes Train Station is 0.3 miles from the park.Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 7.9 miles from the park.For further information, please call TRAVELINE, Public Transport Info, 0871 200 22 33

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    127
  • Very Good
    54
  • Average
    4
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • annbowman05
    Widnes, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Mrs Ann Bowman
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th June 2018
    An excellently well kept park with areas of interest for all ages from children to the elderly. Particularly worth a visit to the Butterfly house in the glasshouses - an amazing experience. Read full review
  • suzannesmith65
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Taking granddaughter for an afternoon out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th June 2018
    Lots of things to do especially in the good weather lovely cafe and ice cream parlour could spend a good few hours there Read full review
  • Emurphy90
    Needs more public toilets
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th June 2018
    Visited on Sunday, a hot afternoon, Park was lovely, well maintained. Only down fall for myself was lack of public toilets near the play area. There was 1 toilet in the cafe that had a long que the... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)

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