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Williamson Park, Lancaster
(4.7/5 based on 700+ 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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  • We got married in the park and it is beyond beautiful. I feel privileged to have this on my doorstep. We're regular walkers through the park and always seem to discover something new each time! Check ...  more »
  • Williamsons Park is a great place to take the family to for an interesting and entertaining day out. It is well worth the effort of walking to the top of the monument to appreciate the views. The Butt...  more »
  • lovely place to walk, great views from the top of the hill, fantastic place to blow away the cobwebs and de stress 
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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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