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Virtual Tour — Williamson Park

54 acres of beautiful parkland in Lancaster with enchanting woodland walks and play areas, natural amphitheatres and breathtaking views to the Fylde Coast, Morecambe Bay and the Lake District. Based on the Taj Mahal, the park's Ashton Memorial is host to Art Exhibitions and private functions.

Williamson Park

You can see the Ashton Memorial, which is in Williamson Park, from the M6 motorway and from miles around. This is the story I was told about it, which is probably a tissue of untruths. Feel free to get in touch and put us right!

Lancaster War Mysteries: Whatever Happened to All Our Railings?

Donated for the war effort: Williamson Park's railings. Photo courtesy Andrew ReillyA tour around Lancaster, delving into its history, is always interesting - sometimes for what isn't there, rather than what is. A case in point is the many places where you'll see place where iron railings were once placed - but have now long gone, such asWilliamson Park.

Work begins to restore Lancaster's iconic Ashton Memorial

Photo: Ant MercerSpecialist restoration work to one of Lancaster’s iconic landmarks has begun. The steps leading to the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park have been closed for over a year due to the condition of the foundations and support structures below ground, which has made the steps unsafe for use by members of the public. Work to restore the steps commenced in December.

Park animals ‘taste the difference’

A weaver bird at Lancaster's Williamson Park. Image: Williamson ParkThe animals in Lancaster's Williamson Park will be getting their weekly food shop from Sainsbury's from now on thanks to a new partnership with Lancaster City Council.

Greenfingers Research Project launched at Williamson Park

Volunteers with green fingers and an interest in conservation are needed to take part in a research project at Williamson Park by the University of Cumbria and Lancaster City Council. The ‘Greenfingers Research Project’ aims to encourage community involvement in green projects at Williamson Park.

Volunteers still wanted for health and fitness project at Williamson Park

Lancaster City Council is still on the look out for volunteers with green fingers to take part in a new health and fitness project at Williamson Park. The project starts on Thursday 21st October and being developed in partnership with the University of Cumbria.

Williamson Park Woodland Walk leaflet opens up Fenham Carr

If you go down to the woods today.. take the new Williamson Park Woodland Walk leaflet! Everyone is invited to come along to Williamson Park in Lancaster and explore its woodland with the help of a new Woodland Walk leaflet. The free leaflet provides a fun way of exploring the Fenham Carr area of the park and spotting the variety of trees, wild flowers and creatures that live there.

Stargazing in Williamson Park, Lancaster

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Repeats every week every Friday 2 times. Friday, March 24, 2017 - 19:30

at: Williamson Park, Lancaster LA1 1UX

Pavilion Cafe opens in style at Williamson Park

Local families were in for a treat at the opening of the Pavilion Café at Williamson Park on Saturday. The café re-opened its doors to show off the modern updated interior and brand new menu packed with delicious local produce.

Everything's coming up Roses at Williamson Park

Everything will be coming up 'Roses' at Lancaster's Williamson Park this summer when the 2012 Roses Historic Vehicle Run heads to the park. The 12th Historic Vehicle Run will leave Bradford on Sunday 1st July and make its way via Halifax, Todmordon, Burnley, Clitheroe and through the Trough of Bowland before ending its journey at the park.

Williamson Park Set to Stage Classic Roald Dahl Play

Lancaster's Williamson Park will host an outdoor theatre production later this month. Roald Dahl favourite Danny the Champion of the World has been adapted by theatre company Illyria for a performance in the park on Monday 30th May at 3.00pm. The story follows Danny and his devoted father who live in a caravan and operate the village’s local petrol station and garage.

Vintage car rally to visit Williamson Park

Lancaster's Williamson Park will be welcoming members of the Roses Run Vintage Car Rally on Sunday 5th July.

Gifts galore and so much more at Williamson Park store

The gift shop at Williamson Park in Lancaster has undergone an amazing transformation. Lancaster City Council gathered together an expert team consisting of members of the Visitor Information Centres, Customer Services and Williamson Park staff to redecorate the shop, whilst introducing new stock and raising the standards of customer service.

Wi-fi at Williamson Park

Customers of the Pavilion Café at Williamson Park can now surf the internet over a cappuccino following the installation of a new wireless access point. If you fancy getting out of the office, you can now tweet and email from the beautiful surroundings of the Park cafe, whilst tucking in to some great food using locally sourced ingredients.

Soak Britain Comes to Lancaster

A group of like-minded water pistol fanatics have organised an event in Williamson Park next month that should cool everyone down at the height of summer -- assuming we have a better summer than last year, that is. Soak Britain will kick off at 1.00pm until 4.00pm "or until we run out of water!" says co-organiser Walter Incan.

Clear up well under way after major storm hits Lancaster and Morecambe area

Council staff are busy cleaning up after the storm today - a full team were at work clearing leaf fall in Skerton before it blocked drains this morning Lancaster City Council staff are working hard clearing up the aftermath of Thursday’s storm. High winds caused disruption as they battered the district, bringing down trees in place like Grimshaw Lane, and causing damage to buildings.

Meet artist Chas Jacobs this weekend at Ashton Memorial

Lancaster artist Chas Jacobs has an exhibition at the Ashton Memorial this weekend (Saturday 30th November - 1st December) and will be on hand to talk about his work and sign the back of any works sold. Original paintings, canvases, limited edition prints and cards will be available.

Put your Best Paw Forward For Bark In The Park!

Dog lovers are being invited to sign up to a very special charity even in Williamson Park on Sunday 23 April in aid of local families affected by cancer & life limiting conditions. It's a Fun Dog Show plus a 4km Walk, a doggy Agility Course and a Family Scavenger Quest with a St George’s Day theme.

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