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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.

Virtual Tour — 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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Free compost on offer at Williamson Park

Green fingered residents will be able to pick up some free compost from Williamson Park in Lancaster on Wednesday 12th August. The compost has come from the green waste recycled in Lancashire and is available free of charge to residents who wish to pop along between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

City Council seeks views on Fireworks Night Show, safety concerns raised

Lancaster City Council is asking for local views on the way Lancaster's Fireworks Spectacular was run this year, after an estimated 10,000 people watched the display from the four official viewing areas at Ryelands Park, Williamson Park, Salt Ayre Sports Centre and Giant Axe.

Dukes says goodbye to 'sparkling' Merlin

Alsas! Alack! There’s just a few days to go before Merlin the wizard casts his final spell over Williamson Park in Lancaster. The Dukes very successful 25th anniversary season of walkabout shows ends on 20th August – after extending its run for a week. Merlin and the Legend of King Arthur has received 4-star reviews in the national press and proved a bit hit with audiences too.

Work starts on improvement plan for Williamson Park's woodland

Work has started on the first phase of a management and improvement plan for Williamson Park’s historic woodland. The aim of the project is to restructure the woodland to increase light levels and promote natural regeneration within the park and is part of the Woodland Management Plan commissioned by the park’s owner, Lancaster City Council.

Play Day brings a day of fun for local children

A day of fun activities brought hundreds of children to Williamson Park on Wednesday, as Lancaster City Council celebrated National Playday. The action packed day started at 10am and went on until 4pm and all activities were free. Children took part in den and fire building, face painting, treasure hunts and balloon modelling.

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.

Plenty to do for kids across the Lancaster district this summer

A day of fun, free activities brought hundreds of children to Williamson Park on Wednesday, as Lancaster City Council celebrated National Playday.   Children took part in den and fire building, face painting, arts and crafts and water slides. Lancaster City Council’s Play Rangers were also on hand to teach circus skills and host the brand new ‘Play schemes got Talent’ competition.

Blight puts part of Williamson Park out of bounds

Urgent work is being carried out in The Dell in Lancaster's Williamson Park in a race to preserve woodland around the park. The Dell has been blighted with diseased Rhododendron bushes and Lancaster City Council says the area will be inaccessible to the general public until they are removed. It is necessary to remove the diseased plants to prevent further infection.

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