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Centre Vale Park

Centre Vale Park has been awarded the coveted Green Flag status and the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Fields status. and is located a short walk (approx 600 metres) from Todmorden town centre along the A646 Burnley Road. The route of The Calderdale Way, a 50 mile walking route which circles the borough, passes by less than a hundred metres from the park.

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Information on Centre Vale Park

Attraction type:
  • Disabled Access
  • Family
  • Parks & Gardens
  • The Calderdale Way
  • Walking Friendly

The park and is home to ‘The Lucky Dog’ of Todmorden, as made famous in Derren Brown’s TV show ‘The Experiments’ and offers visitors the chance to relax in a green, open space and to enjoy the all weather 5 -a-side football pitches, bowling greens, play area, skate park, cycle way, football pitches and The Conservatory and Animal House; which is open seven days a week between 10am – 4pm (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day).

Centre Vale Park consists of 33 hectares of mature oak and beech woodland intersected by woodland walks and open parkland. The main body of the park landscape also includes formal memorial gardens.

It is ideal for walking, sports and formal recreation, picnics and family outings. The public toilets are to the East of the park. The channelled River Calder runs along the North-eastern boundary of the park, adjacent to Burnley Road.

For more information about the schedule of events in the park, please ring Todmorden Tourist Information Centre on 01706 818181

Accessibility Information:

  • There are several level or sloped access points to Centre Vale Park and level pathways throughout.
  • Disabled public toilets are also available. You will require a RADAR key to access them.