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Pennine Bridleway

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Queen's Park, Green Flag Award 2014

Municipal Park

Queen's Park Road
Greater Manchester
OL10 1AH

Tel: +44 (0)1706 620541/07976059534

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Queen's Park, Green Flag Award 2014

This stunning municipal park was originally presented to the people of Heywood by Queen Victoria in 1879. This Grade 2 listed park is of major landscape and historical importance, with gardens and a lake to enjoy. The park also still features some fine original buildings and structures including the Lodge House and the Victoria Fountain. Events are held every weekend and the park can also be the starting point for walks into the Ashworth Valley and along the River Roch.
Green Flag Award 2013.
Features include:

BMX track
Lake and river bank
Orienteering courses
Toddlers play area
Activity Centre
Cycle racks
Grassland areas
Visitor centre
LEAP standard play area
Multi use events area
Tennis courts
Free car park
Wetland and wildlife areas
Wildlife walk
Crown green bowling greens and pavilion
Site based park warden
Secure fully fenced site

Opening Times

Open All Year
2015 opening (01/01/2015 - 31/12/2015)

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