Moore Nature Reserve

Moore Nature Reserve is situated between Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey. It offers five large lakes surrounded by 200 acres of woodland, meadows and wetland with paths and bird hides. Its habitats provide a home for a variety of mammals, insects,...

Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park holds the coveted Green Flag Award.  It offers a wide range of play activities for people of all ages and abilities. For the more energetic, why not try your hand at rock climbing on the boulder or test your skills on the skatepark that has three...

Pickerings Pasture Local Nature Reserve

A Green Flag Award winning Local Nature Reserve with acres of wild flower meadows and a fabulous view across the upper Mersey estuary. It is a peaceful place to enjoy picnics and watch the abundant wildlife. Surfaced paths lead along the waterfront making it suitable...

Runcorn Hill

Originally a busy, sandstone quarry producing the stone for building works as far apart as Liverpool Cathedral and New York Harbour, Runcorn Hill is now a Green Flag Award winning local nature reserve with 32 hectares of natural landscapes and formal grounds. These...

Runcorn Town Hall Park

Runcorn Town Hall Park is set within formal gardens, meadows and woodland. It is regularly used by local residents for dog walking and informal sporting activities. There is a children’s playground and the large open grass area for a variety of events and...

Spike Island

Green Flag Award winning Spike Island, on the Trans Pennine Trail, is now open parkland with items of industrial archaeological interest and a canal. Acknowleged as the birthplace of the British chemical industry, the industrial wilderness was reclaimed as woodland,...

Town Park

Set in the middle of Runcorn, the Town Park is an oasis of greenery amid the surrounding housing estates. There are lots of well marked paths to explore so it’s great for a walk with the family or just you and the dog! The Bridgewater Canal borders the Town...

Victoria Park

Victoria Park is situated close to Widnes Town Centre. It holds the prestigious Green Flag award. Opened in 1900 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Heritage Lottery funding has restored Victoria Park to its former splendour and enabled the replacement...

Wigg Island

Wigg Island is a Green Flag Award winner and was officially opened on 19th April 2002 by the Mayor of Halton and popular bird watching celebrity Bill Oddie. Bill’s comments summed up the occasion when he said, “It’s a beauty; it’s great to have...