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War Memorial Visit

I Visited this park to have a look at the town war memorial. The park has a an outstanding entrance... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
Big_Jeff_Leo
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Outdoor gym

Yeah a lovely walk, tennis courts, outdoor gym, unfortunately some of the buildings have been... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Sharon L
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Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

I Visited this park to have a look at the town war memorial. The park has a an outstanding entrance gate and just beyond are a fountain and the war memorial. I was impressed at what recent additions have been made to the memorial, in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Yeah a lovely walk, tennis courts, outdoor gym, unfortunately some of the buildings have been neglected, and although it's great in a morning I doubt very much that it's safe later at night as unfortunately thee are some awful people in and around the area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Lots to look at....lakes fountain old tennis courts play areas and space for canons??Pity the conservatory keeps being the target for vandals....remember it in a beautiful condition with exotic plants. Also great venue For Arts in the Park previously.The broad walk is beautiful to stroll...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Janet E
Reviewed 12 July 2018

You can play tennis there too and there is a tennis club too that you can join. The park has two nice ponds and you can see a variety of birds. The park is quite hilly and some lovely steps and walkways, narrow and wide....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank christopher B
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I think that Corporation Park is the best park to sit down and have a rest from whoever and look at the whole of blackburn or feed the ducks or might as well sun bave.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Zainul H
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Walking through this park takes you back to a bygone era. It is a large park where you have good views over the whole of Blackburn.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jane L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Larger than it seems, it is lovely to walk around this Victorian park, landscaped by William Henderson, opened in 1857 and registered by English Heritage as a park & garden of special historic interest. It also has a Green Flag Award (national standard for parks...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank SeaLoverLancs
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I was born and raised in this town and shame only been to corporation park a handful of times but I have witnessed it decline miserably over the years and it is such a shame there's a threatening, uncomfortable air about the park where I...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This park is a lovely place just to go on a stroll it's up hill and down hill it's spread over northern Blackburn. It's got anything a park needs a little lake, play areas and the Panopticon just to name a few. Will be returning,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank natashag846
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beautiful park for family visits. Relaxing and inspiring. Very accessible for most people local to the town.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Vivien S
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