A record number of parks and green spaces across the UK have reached the high standards required to receive a coveted Green Flag Award in 2023.

The scheme is celebrating as this year is the largest number of winners since the scheme began 27 years ago, with an amazing 2,216 parks proudly preparing to raise their flags.

The environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy revealed 53 parks and green spaces in Lancashire recently received this award.

Including, Worden Park in Leyland which received its first Green Flag Award when the scheme was launched in 1996 and has flown it every year since – one of only four parks to do so.

Cuerden Valley Park also received a Green Heritage Site Accreditation for the management of their historic features. Meaning that the park understands and take action to conserve the heritage value of their site, as well as helping people to understand and enjoy its unique history.

Lancashire is proud to be home to so many award-winning parks and green spaces, meaning that if you do choose to visit one of Lancashire’s parks this summer you can be reassured that they are well maintained and safe.  A trip to the park is a great day out for all ages, as well as being a great opportunity to improve both your physical and mental health.

To discover more about Lancashire’s parks and plan you summer trip click here

The full list of winners can be found here




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