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Another of Blackburn's lungs

Rather more formal than Witton Park, Corporation Park still has its attractions e.g. the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Gary H
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Excellent family time

It's an excellent place for a nice time with the family enjoying the contact with nature and... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2019
Rute G
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Parkgates 52A Preston New Road | Park Gates, Blackburn BB2 6AH, England
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

I go here regularly to play Crown Green Bowls on one of the two greens. They have toilets, snooker table and brewing facilities. The members are very friendly and helpful. The park also has an outdoor gym, free for all to use and huge amounts...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ian C
Reviewed August 16, 2019

The park is on a very steep hill. I felt like I had Climbed Mount Everest when I got to the top! There is a viewing platform and picnic area at the top.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank philipjm12345
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Rather more formal than Witton Park, Corporation Park still has its attractions e.g. the Consevatory (vandals permitting), two lakes, the Broad Walk and the War Memorial, but I feel that it is is need of some TLC to restore it to its former glory and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Gary H
Reviewed May 31, 2019

It's an excellent place for a nice time with the family enjoying the contact with nature and wildlife like birds and squirrels. Also great for activities like running, play games, or just enjoy a wonderful walk alone or with friends or family. A place next...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rute G
Reviewed May 28, 2019

The park is large and suitable for a family bike ride. The playground is terrible most of the park is broken and not very good for children especially young toddlers. The pond has some lovely ducks and ducklings. Although all the fountains were all turned...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bizibee27
Reviewed February 12, 2019

A beautiful park in the heart of Blackburn, one step away from Blackburn town centre. Very pleasant any time of the year. Nice place for a walk, exercise, or a friendly match. Also, the lake with the birds is an excellent place to appreciate nature...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rute G
Reviewed November 23, 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 November 6, 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 September 20, 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 July 12, 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
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