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Birkenhead Park – Paxton’s Perfect Park – Conservation Area Walk

19 April @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Conservation Area walk with professional Blue Badge Guide Margo Storey

Birkenhead Park is a public park designed by Joseph Paxton which opened on 5 April 1847. It is generally known as the first publicly funded public park in the world. The park was declared a Grade I listed landscape by English Heritage in 1995 and underwent a five-year £11.5 million renovation completed in 2007. During lockdown many people discovered the park for the first time and really appreciated its beauty and history.

Starts: Corner of Ashville Road and Park Drive (near brown Visitor Centre sign). Five minutes ‘walk from Birkenhead Park Railway station

Ends: As above

Good parking along Ashville Road

Please assemble from 17.45 for a 18.00 start.

The walk will end approximately 19.30.

This is a fully accessible route on a flat path around the park.

Booking Essential

Cost £5 per head plus £0.98 Eventbrite booking fee


Merseyside Civic Society
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Corner of Ashville Road and Park Drive
Ashville Road, Birkenhead, CH41 8AU
Birkenhead, CH41 8AU GB
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