Peel Park is a park with significant history, providing activities, events and relaxation for the local community and visitors to Salford.

What's on at Peel Park?

Get involved with events and activities at Peel Park



4
Mar

Peel Park Litter Pick

Sun 4 March, 2018
10-12 

As part of Keep Britain Tidy’s campaign, come along & give the park a Spring Clean. Meet by the Park Keepers Office at the rear of the Maxwell Building down the ramp. Booking essential rangers@salford.gov.uk 0161 7934219 Brew & biscuits provided http://www.keepbritaintidy.org/peel-park-litter-pick

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4
Mar

Peel Park Tree ID & Folklore

Sun 4 March, 2018
12:30-2:30pm 

Want to discover more about trees with an expert? Then join David Winnard for a refreshing stroll through the park & surrounding area to identify trees & learn some fascinating folklore. Meet at the Park Keepers Office down the ramp at the rear of the Maxwell Building. Booking essential rangers@salford.gov.uk 0161 7934219 Parking available outside Salford … Continued

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5
Mar

Peel Park Volunteers

Mon 5 March, 2018
12:30-2:30 

Come along & join in for a practical task on the park. Equipment & refreshments provided. Booking essential. rangers@salford.gov.uk 0161 7934219 Meet by the Park Keepers Office down the ramp at the rear of the Maxwell Building. Please wear suitable clothing & footwear.

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22
Apr

Peel Park Party

Sun 22 April, 2018
12-4PM 

The Victorian Peel Park officially opening its gates to visitors last Autumn with the Fire Garden event, after undergoing an extensive refurbishment funded by the Heritage Lottery and Big Lottery. Come and join us for this free fun day to celebrate Spring. There’ll be live music, performance, archery, games, arts workshops and much more. Why not bring the … Continued

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We're the park keeper's Joe and Katherine, ask us about anything park related

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Families welcome

The park has something to offer for the whole family with lots to excite the little ones.

Let your four legged friends join in the fun and bring your dog to the park.

Education

Since its creation the park has been a resource for educational purposes including history, art, wildlife and biodiversity.

Fitness

Our green space has been popular for sports from the 1800s to the present day.

Wildlife & Heritage

We play host to some wonderful wildlife as well as having fascinating heritage stories to tell.

Explore Peel Park in photos

Visit our gallery to explore the facilities and things to see at Peel Park



Opening event 2017

Have a look at some of the exciting things we got up to at our opening event.

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Renovations

Explore the renovations that have taken place in Peel Park.

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Sir Robert Peel MP

1788-1850

Sir Robert Peel was Prime Minister twice between 1834-1835 and 1841-1846. He is most famous for establishing the police force as we know it today. He also oversaw improvements in working conditions and this made him popular in the industrial towns of Lancashire.  Peel Park was named after Sir Robert Peel and a statue was erected onsite in his honour following his death in 1850.

Make a day of it

Once you've finished exploring Peel Park, enjoy one of the many local amenities.


Food and Drink
Entertainment
Historical
Shopping
Food and Drink

Salford Museum and Art Gallery Cafe
The daily menu features sandwiches, panini’s, homemade soup and jacket potatoes as well as cakes. The cafe works with local suppliers to ensure fresh, high-quality ingredients.

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There are a wealth of food and drink options in the local area, from friendly pubs and community cafes to modern Italian restaurants.

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Entertainment

The Quays
Greater Manchester’s unique waterfront destination. It is Britain’s hottest short-break destination and packs everything you can do in a big city into one spectacular square mile. Shopping, sport, art, drama, history and truly world-class architecture – you name it and you’ll find it at The Quays.
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Bridgewater Canal
Take a walk along the banks of the Bridgewater Canal it’s a journey to the past and a glimpse into the future. Every stretch of the waterway has a story.

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Historical

Salford Museum and Art Gallery
The museum presents an exciting programme of permanent displays and changing contemporary exhibitions together with a range of events and activities guaranteed to inspire.

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Working Class Movement Library
Visit one of the most unusual libraries around. A place where you can discover the struggles of the working people, explore the past and change the future.

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Shopping

The Lowry outlet
A place to get lost in all the great discounts and places to eat. It even has a cinema!

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