Find it in the park game

Can you find all of the things below in the park? You’ll have to get up and take a walk around to see what you can find. Good luck!

Large leaved lime tree

Large leaved lime tree

About this tree:

  • A tree native to this country.
  • It’s twigs have a reddish hue when hit by direct sunlight.
  • It has large heart shaped leaves in July.
  • It has small fragrant yellow- white flowers.

Peel Park Est 1846

Peel Park Est 1846

A paving stone showing the date that Peel Park opened and the pattern of the famous flower beds.

Turkish Hazel tree

Turkish Hazel tree

About this tree:

  • The leaves grow to give the tree a pyramid appearance.
  • They can grow up to 25 meters tall.
  • The leaves are bright green and have a wide heart shape appearance.
  • The bark is a pale brown.
  • The leaves are hairy on both sides.

Daffodil garden

Daffodil garden

Look for this in springtime. Hundreds of golden daffodils.

Flood obelisk

Flood obelisk

The flood obelisk shows the 1866 flood level of 8 feet 6 inches. A second flood line was added at 4 feet 3 inches after the floods of 1870.

On the ground look at the map of our river. Can you see it’s name?

Native Trees

Native Trees

About these trees:

  • Can be very tall (50m).
  • They provide nuts or seeds which are important food for birds and animals.
  • They may have birds nests in them.

English yew tree

English yew tree

About this tree:

  • It’s bark is a maroon colour.
  • The leaves are easy to recognise and are shaped like small pins.
  • The leaves are a deep shade of green and grow in two rows on each side of a twig.
  • This tree is poisonous so best not to handle it too much.
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