Queen's Park

  • Queens Park, (33 acres) a traditional urban park on the south east side of Blackburn has won the prestigious Green Flag Award.
  • The park was officially opened on June 20 1887, at a cost of £10,000 when it was dedicated as a Golden Jubilee memorial to Queen Victoria.
  • Tree planting ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the park's opening took place in 1987 when two oak trees were planted close to the boat house.
  • A group of forty trees were also planted in 1992 in honour of the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

How to get to the park

Directions from the nearest town

1 mile from Blackburn town centre, head towards Accrington along Audley Range, turn up Queens Park Road to reach Queens Road which encircles the park

Public transport information

Parking facilities

On road parking around the park on Queens Road

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