Victoria Park

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Birchfield Avenue

Tel: 0151 511 6770

Victoria park lake


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.

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  • 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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Suzy_121Q
      Widnes, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Lovely park
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 26th February 2022
      It’s a nice, big park to walk around. The ice cream parlour was very popular. There are toilets and an indoor coffee shop. The swans are beautiful to look at. Very busy on a warm day with young... Read full review
    • Flyer46807762083
      Widnes, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      Nice park.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 6th June 2022
      Lovely little park with a nice ice cream parlour called Esposito’s where they make their own ice cream and have a good variety of flavours to choose from. Nice coffees too. Absolute gem to have on... Read full review
    • Smalmarg2012
      Prescot, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Disgrace by dog owners
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 1st August 2022
      We went to the park today , the play area we couldn’t fault . Took the children to the cafe ,we let the children run on the grass there was dog fouling all over , we’ve never seen anything like it... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 January 2023 - 31 December 2023)

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