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Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead
(4.5/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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.
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  • Lovely park, although the weather was very cold and foggy! I took some great photos, very atmospheric, the trees were beautiful, and loads of different species. Great place for a walk, good paths, goo...  more »
  • A park which is full of interesting things to see and do. A children's park for the little ones and even fitness equipment around the park for the adults. The cafe is good too. The only shame is the p...  more »
  • Been to this park many times but never wrote a review, This is the park of my childhood, adolescent and middle age years and it probably gets better with age. For the little ones there's a fantastic p...  more »
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  • This park has improved so much in the last few years. Beautiful trees. Lakes are full of wildlife and the visitors centre is a plus. Great place for the kids ,dogs and families
  • This has to be one of the Best Parks in Europe. Thanks to the amazing commitment of the staff and volunteers I enjoy this facility every week of the year. Would really hope that everyone in the area could respect this place for what it is, an amazing bit of social commitment from our, not so distant ancestors. Great foresight to gift to the whole community of Birkenhead. Get down there and enjoy.
  • Very nice areas and mostly clean. A great place to spend some time in.
  • Absolutely fantastic park. Surprising how large it is. Lovely walks and it's really well maintained. Always people there and occasionally events like funfairs.
  • Ideal for dog walking and taking the kids. There is a safe playground and quieter areas for letting your dogs have a run. Great shame though that the bins aren't emptied as often as maybe they could be and then the irresponsible dog owners may start to pick up after their dogs.