Parks and greenspaces

Newsham Park

Set in 121 acres, this Grade II listed Victorian park is surrounded by fine period architecture and fishing lakes with roach, carp and tench. An angling permit is required if fishing in park lakes.

Opening hours

Open all year round.

Access to the park is via Sheil Road, Prescot Road and West Derby Road.

Information

  • Historic features

    Grade II listed Newsham House, where Queen Victoria once stayed, now used as Judges lodgings. Grade II listed Seamen's Orphan Institution. Cast iron bandstand.

  • Lakes

    The two large lakes contain Roach, Carp and Tench. Angling permit required. One lake can also be used for sailing model boats.

  • Playground

    Swings, roundabout, see-saw, spring mobile, spinning dish, play panels, multi play area.

  • Action Sports Hub

    For skateboarders, BMX and scooter riders.

  • Friends Group

    Parks Friends Groups actively contribute to the upkeep of parks and activities.

Park events

Find out about all park events from the main Google calendar

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