Barrow Public Park
Escape the hustle and bustle of the town centre and
visit Barrow Park for some peace and
Channelside Haven, on the Barrow side of Walney Channel
next to the bridge, is based on the design concept of a
"shell", and features the theme of "The Channel", a specially
commissioned poem written by writer Sarah Miller.
A large variety of materials have been imaginatively used to
create flowing pathways. Visitors can wander among the scented
gardens with panoramic views of Walney Channel. The park is the
gateway to the "Red Man Way" a coastal footpath running along
Walney Channel. A detailed walk leaflet is available from Barrow
Tourist Information Centre.
Vickerstown Park, just over the bridge on Walney
Island, has a large adventure playground, toddlers play area
and skateboarding ramps. The Park has spectacular views over Walney