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Lister Park

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Address: Lister Park Lodge Oak Lane, Bradford BD9 4NA, England
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Lovely except for Cafe

Park is a peaceful place to visit, especially the Mogul Water Garden. Cartwright Hall is interesting, especially current 'Splendours of the East' exhibition. Good Children's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Margaret C
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Park is a peaceful place to visit, especially the Mogul Water Garden. Cartwright Hall is interesting, especially current 'Splendours of the East' exhibition. Good Children's playground. However, if the Lakeside cafe is busy - forget it! 7 of us went today and after the first two had been served we were told (not very politely either) that no more food... More 

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Thank Margaret C
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After having a wander round Cartwroght Hall we went to the cafe for lunch. There were six of us and they served two and then said we have no food nothing left at all...only coffee and cakes We had our coffe and notice food was being served...when i went back it and confronted the staff she said the queue was... More 

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Thank d0t33
Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see The Splendours of the East Exhibition in Cartwright Hall and afterwards as the day was sunny we strolled through Lister Park and had lunch at the cafe by the boating lake. The exhibition was excellent and a great opportunity to see this collection of outstanding craftsmanship and design from late nineteenth century India. We were impressed... More 

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Bradford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free exhibition in Cartwright Hall, well worth a visit. Beautifully presented, knowledgeable guides. Followed by a stroll around the park which is looking lovely.

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1 Thank TLSBradford
Leeds, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here again to do the Race for Life and it's a great park for everyone. We walked around the day before and there are lots of things for the kids to do and it's a decent walk around and interesting. Will be back I'm sure.

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Thank eunice38
Bradford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

There's lots going on in this park and plenty of things to keep you entertained. My children particularly like the playground which offers things to do for small kids as well as the older ones. It is well kept and clean. It can get quite busy on a nice day but is still an enjoyable activity for families.

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1 Thank GemmaP29
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Visited many times and absolutely a delight to walk through, .. hang out at. The gardens are possibly the best in Europe. Will be going to the park every Saturday morning (9am) to join others on the free 5km run (3 laps). Great motivation for the community.

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Thank sociable7
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I turned up with my family to do the Parkrun. After the short walk from Frizinghall I was amazed at how well kept, spacious and pretty this park is. The paths are wide and smooth - ideal for a buggy; the buildings are gorgeous and historic - we went into the museum where there was an interesting exhibition of historical... More 

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Thank David H
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere different areas to go and explore. Busy areas, quiet tranquil gardens. Something for everyone and there's a lovely cafe and a chance to have a boat ride too. There is also the very famous Cartwright Hall Museum with all it's history. Hope you enjoy it too.

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Thank mrsahmed320
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This park is amazing, a playground 2 one for youngers, and one for the older ones, also a lovely café to enjoy some food, also sell ice creams... the best I have ever tasted :) and a wonderful museum at the top, also shared with water fountains and... boat rides! (in Summer!) and sometimes you have a chance to see... More 

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