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Victoria Park, Stafford

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Victoria Park is a Green Flag award winning park located on the banks of the River Sow in the heart of Stafford Town Centre.

Originally named the Victoria Park Pleasure Grounds the site opened in 1908 and is the Boroughs principal destination park. The park now covers an area of 4.95 acres. The park is the largest formal park in the Borough.

The site contains the listed structures of the Alderman Mottram shelter and the County War Memorial. The structure of the park has changed very little since the park was opened and as a result the original park layout is still in existence today.

The original park was extended twice, firstly in 1911 and secondly in 1930 when the play facilities were added to the North Western corner.

The park has an active friends of group who are an independent voluntary group who are active in increasing the community use and ownership of the site.
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  • This is the place that still reminds me like since so many years I've been there. Calm and having a brilliant atmosphere. There is a place within where you can see many colorful birds, also there's a ...  more »
  • Well maintained park which is much nicer than most town or city parks, according to information boards there are plans to further improve it  more »
  • It was a pleasant experience. You could spend a whole afternoon watching the day go by. It's a place where you can sit and relax and feed the ducks with young children.  more »
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  • Easy accessible right opposite train station. Great walks around the bowling green & the flowers. Enjoyable scenery with the River Sow running through. Much of the seating available is under cover. Great place to relax & picnics.
  • lovely park in the centre of Stafford Town...great facilities for young and old alike..one half great play park and skate park for kids,..on the other side a tranquil place to sit and relax by the river or watch a game of bowls with an icecream from the kiosk.
  • Lovely way to spend a few hours the bird aviaries well presented and all ways got lovely birds the bowling green to the lovely ice cream kiosk a short walk along the river to the play area for the kids well presented and very safe it's a credit to the parks department well worth a visit
  • A nice open space next to river with an ice cream parlour. Young children will enjoy looking at bird enclosure, also situated there. On the other side of the bridge, park caters ages from toddler to teen. Modern climbing frames, sand/splash area and a skateboard/bmx area. Still waiting on improvements on toilet facilities and their up keep.
  • Beatifully laid out park with bowling green, bird aviary, fantastic young children's play area's including water & sand area's and a skateboard / scooter / bmx area for the adventurous. Plenty of seating or grass area's for a picnic. A small kiosk offers hot & cold beverages , also ice creams. A great park for all with plenty of pokestops for those who play Pokemon Go