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Warning - please keep away from the water

Toxins from blue-green algae in the park lake can cause skin rashes and, if swallowed, lead to vomiting, diarrhoea, fever or muscle and joint pain. These toxins can also kill domestic pets.

Newsham Park

Set in 121 acres, this Grade II listed Victorian park is surrounded by fine period architecture.

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Facilities and attractions

A favourite for families, you can enjoy fishing, feeding the birds or sailing model boats in one of the parks two large lakes. The park has:

  • The sumptuous Grade 2 listed Newsham House, where Queen Victoria once stayed, now used as Judges lodgings.
  • Grade 2 listed Seamen’s Orphan Institution.
  • Cast iron bandstand.
  • Fishing lakes with roach, carp and tench (registration permit required).
  • Active friends group.
  • Play area (swings, roundabout, see-saw, spring mobile, spinning dish, play panels, multi play area).

Opening hours

Main park
Open all year round.

How to get there

Foot and road
You can access the park from Sheil Road, Prescot Road and West Derby Road.
Train
The nearest train station is Edge Hill.

 

 

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