Coronation Park, Ormskirk
The site remains open as a local recreation spot for neighbouring residents to take their daily exercise. Please do not travel from out of your local area to visit us. Please follow the latest UK Government guidance when planning your visit.
Please note that although play areas are open there are no hand sanitising facilities onsite. Please ensure that you bring your own hand sanitiser to use before and after touching the play equipment.
Coronation Park - which covers 20 acres of urban green space - is situated right in the centre of Ormskirk.
The park, which was first opened in 1903 and held the prestigious Green Flag award since 2008. This annual accolade recognises the park's natural beauty and community involvement.
Due to COVID-19 all of our public events and ranger led activities are currently cancelled. However, we have designed two self led trails around the site for anyone wishing to talk part.
There is a simple phonics trail. You can download a phonics trail map by clicking here. (pdf 626kb)
There is also a Key Stage 2 maths trail. This is aimed at KS2 children (ages 7-11). There are three downloads for this activity which can be accessed by clicking the links below.
- Children's play area (5-12yrs)
- Older children's play area (9-14yrs)
- Teen zone and skatepark including bucket swing, half pipe, grindrails and spine box
- Duck pond
- Bowling green
- Community room/pavilion (currently closed)
- Wildlife meadow
- Wireless internet connection accessible from near the bandstand
- Multi-use games area suitable for playing both football or basketball
- Outdoor fitness equipment available for use free of charge. The equipment is designed to work against your own body weight to allow a full cardio-vascular workout for all major muscle groups.
- Friends group
- Junior Rangers' Club
How to find us
Coronation Park is located in close proximity to Ormskirk town centre near Park Road. It is easily accessible by car and is situated just off the A570 from St Helens to Ormskirk on Park Road. Car parking is available at Morrisons, Park Pool and Two Saints Retail Park - all of which neighbour the park.
Alternatively, Ormskirk Train Station (external link) is just ten minutes away on foot and bus stations are also widely available in Ormskirk's town centre. Visit the Arriva website (external link) for up to the minute information about bus links.
Friends of Coronation Park
Want the chance to become actively involved in the management of Coronation Park - then why not join its group of friends? All friends are welcome to contribute in their own way. You could use gardening skills, help to publicise events and activities, create new habitat or even be the Ranger's eyes and ears when you use the park.
If you would like more information about joining the group or details about the next meeting, please contact the Park Ranger using the details in the 'contact' panel on this page.
Coronation Park can be used by local schools to undertake a variety of educational and outdoor learning activities. To discuss your objectives further or to make a booking, please contact the Ranger. Unfortunately we are currently unable to offer this service due to current Coronavirus guidance.
Our Parks and Countryside Service work hard to manage and maintain all of our sites to ensure that they are accessible and safe for all their visitors. However, while using the trails, you may encounter uneven surfaces, debris, or other obstacles. If you have any concerns or suggestions about how we can improve access to the site or you require further information, please contact the Ranger Service via 01695 622794 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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