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



22
Jan

Peel Park Task Day

Wed 22 January, 2020
1:00 - 3:00 

Join the ranger and help to remove vegetation from the pond. Please wear suitable clothing and wellies for the task and weather. Meet at the Peel Park Base at the rear of Maxwell Building, down the ramp (M5 4PD).

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25
Jan

Winter wildlife folklore at Peel Park and The Meadows

Sat 25 January, 2020
10:00 - 12:00 

Join the ranger and wildlife expert David Winnard from Discover the Wild for this winter wildlife folklore walk. Please wear suitable clothing and flat grippy shoes or trainers. Meet at the Peel Park Base at the rear of Maxwell Building, down the ramp (M5 4PD). Parking is available outside Salford Museum and Art Gallery (Charge applies … Continued

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12
Feb

Winter tree ID walk and talk at Peel Park.

Wed 12 February, 2020
1pm - 3pm 

Join the Park Keeper and learn to identify trees in winter. We will go for a walk in Peel Park & Crescent Meadows looking at different trees bark, twigs and buds to learn how to identify them in Winter. The Park Keeper will also recommend any useful resources for further learning such as books, websites ect. … Continued

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18
Feb

Lovely leaves at Salford Museum and Art Gallery and Peel Park

Tue 18 February, 2020
10am - 12pm & 1pm -3pm 

Pop into Salford Museum and Art Gallery for leaf based activities and then head down to Peel Park for a themed trail. Please wear suitable clothing for the weather and flat grippy shoes or trainers. No booking necessary. Lovely leaves craft £2 charge. 

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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


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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