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Williamson Park, Lancaster

(4.7/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Built in the early 1900s by resident millionaire James Williamson, Williamson Park provides a touch of nature in the middle of the city. In addition to a lake and waterfall, you’ll also find a cafe, sundial, cycle path, public toilets, and many walking trails. Enjoy the view across Morecambe Bay from Ashton Memorial--made in honor of Williamson’s wife--the highest point in Lancaster. The park is free, but pay a bit extra to visit the butterfly house, reptile house, and aviary. By using our Lancaster tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Williamson Park and other attractions in Lancaster.
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TripAdvisor
  • A park for all occasions and certainly for all the family. I had a great time walking along various easy and accessible paths which are ideal for small children, prams, strollers and wheelchairs. Cafe...  more »
  • Visited with friends one weekend and had a lovely day! Ample parking at a reasonable price and the cafe was good.  more »
  • We visit Williamson park with our young and teenage children on a regular basis, no matter what time of year the park looks beautiful as long as you have the clothing to match the weather, you can hav...  more »
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  • Great day out with the family the wee one enjoyed the animals great selection from lizards snakes spiders birds butterfly's and rabbits
  • A gem of Lancaster. Peaceful and the butterfly house is worth visiting.
  • One of the places to visit in Lancaster, little lake, Ashton memorial and loads more!
  • I like to visit this place every time I'm in Lancaster.
  • Wonderful place. The only one in this sad town.
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