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Parks and Gardens Heritage Trail

Starting at Rotten Row, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 2BZ

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Parks and Gardens Heritage Trail

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Southport is home to a number of beautiful parks and gardens and for this reason the town is often referred to as the floral capital of the North West. These verdant spaces have contributed to the enjoyable floral character of the town for many years. Visited by thousands, the gardens are an important cultural asset for the people of the region, and have become much-loved tourist attractions in their own right.

The heritage and history trail starts at Rotten Row by Victoria Park, it takes you around King's Gardens, one of the biggest parks in Southport, Hesketh Park and Botanic Gardens, the beautiful park in Churchtown.

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Botanic GardensBotanic Gardens, ChurchtownJust a few minutes out of the Southport centre in the medieval village of Churchtown these Victorian gardens are bursting with floral splendour and colourful displays.

Hesketh ParkHesketh Park, SouthportHesketh Park is one of the largest parks in Southport. The Victorian Park has plenty to offer visitors, a short mile walk away and with plenty of on street parking, this picturesque park is a perfect place to loose track of time.

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