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Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead

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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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  • This was a pleasant surprise, walking through the iron gates at the beginning of the park, saw plenty of gray squirrels coming up and down the trees and letting you take photos if you are quiet.  more »
  • Have lived near the Park for 10years and no matter weather it is spring ,summer ,autumn or winter there is no better place for a lovely walk in Birkenhead Park, the grounds are well kept , beautiful g...  more »
  • Birkenhead park is the first public park built in Britain. Wonderful lakes full of wildlife. Beautiful gardens. Play area for children. Well worth a visit. Also has a lovely cafe in the visitor centre  more »
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  • 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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