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Priory Park, Dudley

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
Priory Park was awarded £2.6 million of Heritage Lottery Funding in 2011 to renovate and restore the park.

Priory Park takes it's name from St James's Priory, a 12th century Cluniac Priory which exists today as ruins, in the south end of the park.The park was officially opened in 1932 as a part of the Priory Estate.

Priory Park covers 8 ha just outside Dudley town centre.

Current facilities include:

Pavilion building including toilet facilities

4 tennis courts

Multi use games area inc. basketball, cricket, football

Children's play area

5-a-side pitch

Bowling green

Lily pond

Herb garden

Rose garden

Restoration work was completed in 2012 to include:

Renovated Pavilion - including toilets and a classroom

Priory Ruins - improvement and restoration

Various art works

Re-laying of paths

Creation of 5-a-side football pitch

Original shelter re-roofed and a landscaped rock garden added

New benches, bins and interpretation signs

New trees and shrub beds.

Restoration of the Bowling Green

Increased volunteer opportunities, events and activities

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  • Simply beautiful Very picturesque Historic Lovely park to have had my wedding photos taken the ruins are stunning Cant wait to see the pictures Married 30th September 2016 
  • Lovely walk around the grounds with my children catching Pokemon. Very busy here as lots of Pokemon and pokestop keeping everyone quietly busy on their phones. The gardens are well maintained and grea...  read more »
  • We decided to have a stroll through the park and what a pleasant park it is. There was a wedding party there taking pictures in this scenic park. Will definately visit again. 
  • Decent little Park, nothing amazing bit good for youngsters and adults. Tennis court and a play ground are ok, some of the equipment needs maintaining.
  • A small park with a walled pond area. Water lily and lotus just in right time
  • Beautifully maintained and great for wedding photography
  • Lovely park, perfect for photographs following weddings in the hall.
  • Beautiful we'll maintained
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