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Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead
(4.5/5 based on 130+ 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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  • The refurbished boat house, chinese bridge and other attractions around the lake bring the park back to a real delight to visit. There are exercise stations along the paths so if your are in an energe...  more »
  • Birkenhead parks fabulous it's wonderful in any weather. ❤️ We take the children to feed the ducks. Kids love it. They also love the swing park ! The cafe on site also fab. Lovely staff and good food....  more »
  • Great place to visit if in Birkenhead. I enjoyed the beautiful autumn colours and fitness trail as I took a pre breakfast jog to blow out the cobwebs. Would like to return in summer for a gentle strol...  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.