Birkenhead Park is a public park in the centre of Birkenhead, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, England. It was designed by Joseph Paxton and opened on 5 April 1847. It is generally acknowledged as the first publicly funded civic park in the world. Paxton had earlier designed Princes Park, Liverpool, a private development.Plan your Birkenhead Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Birkenhead using our Birkenhead vacation builder.
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take something for the birds and some nuts for the sqirrals there is always plenty going on the cricket is good on a lovely afternoon more »
Is the best place for me in Birkenhead! Is so quiet and clear , a nice place to jogging or for a walk , relax etc . Lovely place when the weather is sunny and warm . Good for sunbathing more »
Had a lovely walk in this park with some friends and our dogs. Went to both sides of the park, and both nice to walk round and well kept. Had nice coffee and biscuits at cafe, where can sit outside wi... more »
Beautiful park, really big. Lovely lake. Race for Life takes place here during the summer and park run also. The visitor centre is really nice for tea, coffee and food. Highly recommended.
Birkenhead park is a beautiful public space, I visit almost every day, there is always something going on be it sport or nature activities, lots of people use the park and most are very friendly and approachable, lots of dog walkers and a very safe playground for the children, a lovely historic park which is an asset to Birkenhead
Nice spacious park with good paths suitable for wheelchairs and prams. Lots of different events are held here so theirs always something to see. Public toilets are available in the information centre and the coffee isn't that bad.
The first Public Park that inspired Central Park, New York. It's a lovely Park but wish more people would visit to see what a little gem it is.
Lovely park but needs more police patrols to clear the alcoholics and drug users.
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