Situated centrally in the village of Burscough, Richmond Park was established as an open grassland area in 1962 and covers around 6.2 acres of green open space.
The site has a good path network with a number of attractive flower beds and benches and to allow you to sit and enjoy the surroundings. There are two play areas providing recreation for younger children, whilst the football and basketball pitches, and the small skating area, provide something for older children and teenagers to enjoy.
Richmond Park is located within 200 metres from the A59 from Ormskirk to Preston on Liverpool Road S, with close access for cars available via an entrance drive off the B5241 Junction Lane.
For pedestrians, the park is in close proximity to Burscough Junction Train Station, which can be accessed via Junction Lane. Visit the Burscough Junction website (external link) for train timetables. Bus stops are located in Burscough town centre, a short 15 minute walk from the park. To find out bus times to and from Burscough download the Service: 3A Lancashire County Council bus times (PDF 1,324kb)
Want the chance to become actively involved in the management of Richmond 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.
Weekly walks are led by our GP Referral Officer and Park Ranger on Tuesdays from 10.00am - 11.00am. To find out more visit our health walks page.
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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