Victoria Park, Stafford
Categories: Nature & Parks
Victoria Park is a Green Flag award winning park located on the banks of the River Sow in the heart of Stafford Town Centre.To visit Victoria Park on your trip to Stafford, use our Stafford family vacation planner.
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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I love victoria park,It's gardens and waterside setting are a great place to relax and a great welcome to Stafford.
The people of Stafford are so lucky to have this beautiful park to walk round. My meeting finished three hours early and didn't want to wait at the train station that long. I was walking through this ... read more »
Once again I spent lots of time here this summer. The childrens' play area has everything you need for a day in the park. Lots of activities and an ice cream van and toilets and if you walk down the r... read more »
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
Lovely park keep up the good work.
Quote a well maintained park next to the river.
Nice for after lunch walk. If it's a sunny day, this park is all worth a visit.
Lovely spot on a summers day
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