Out & About - Worden Park - Arts, Crafts & Galleries in Leyland, Leyland - Hough Lane
Type: Arts, Crafts & Galleries
Worden Park was originally part of the estate of the Farington family, and is over 150 acres in size. It includes the formal gardens, believed to have been designed by the notable landscape architect William Andrews Nesfield, who also designed the gardens at Alton Towers and Kew. Overlooking the formal garden is a magnificent conservatory originally built in 1892, and alongside is the famous maze or puzzle garden.
Other features of the park include a folly, built as a romantic ruin with a water cascade, and the 18th Century domed icehouse. This beautiful park has a huge playpark, sandpit, duckpond, woodlands, duck ponds, formal gardens, crazy golf, mininiture railway, maze, wildlife, lots of fields for picnics & football, cafe kiosk and an Arts & Craft Centre which has;
Monkeys Made With Love for your Contemporary & stylish gifts hand-painted to order, Pyrography gifts, Jewellery & more.
Leyland Stained Glass
Peter Doyle Bookbinding & Restoration for Bookbinder & Book restoration
Choco-Lotty the Chocolatier who also has the relaxing Choco Lotty Cafe
Where The Wild Things Are and Company - For your Aesthetic objet d'art for the home/garden from locally sourced timber and driftwoods
Red Frog Photography for all your memories
Mummy Cupcake for your Handmade textile gifts and Homeware. Personalised blankets, cushions and textile wall art.
- National Awards Green Flag Award 2009
From Leyland, follow signs to the Museum, and then follow the road round to Leyland Cross (next to Tesco). Drive down Worden Lane, pass the archway entrance to the park and turn right at the next entrance through the car park.
Public Transport Directions
Take a Fishwick bus and get off at Leyland Cross. Walk down Worden Lane to Worden Park.
- Coach Parking
- Disabled Access/Toilets
- Open All Year
- Picnic Area
- Café/Restaurant On Site