Witton Country Park

Service information

  • Witton Country ParkWitton Country Park comprises of 480 acres of beautiful mixed woodland, parkland, amenity grassland and farmland.
  • There is a wide range of sporting facilities available.
  • Witton has earned and retained the prestigious Green Flag Award status. The Green Flag Award scheme, managed by Keep Britain Tidy, is the national standard for parks and green spaces.
  • The park has many areas which have either level access or are accessible via the use of ramps and hand rails. These include: 
  • sportsturf;
  • athletics track and changing rooms;
  • showfield;
  • the Pavilion cafe.

  • A whole range of events and facilities take place which include:

  • Athletics track;
  • All weather sports turf;
  • Mini soccer;
  • Showfield;
  • picnic areas in woodland settings.

Kids playgrounds including:

  • climbing apparatus;
  • slide;
  • wobbly bridge;
  • large musical instruments

Find out prices and how to book on the Pitches and Courts page.

How to Find Us




Directions from the nearest town

1 mile from Blackburn town centre, on Preston Old Road (the A674) heading towards Preston, via Feniscowles

Public transport information

Parking facilities

  • a large car park is located at the main entrance to the park off Preston Old Road A674;
  • next to the all weather sports turf facilities;
  • next to Pleasington playing fields pavilion;
  • for disabled park users there are car parking bays on the main car park and also very limited parking at the pavilion.  To open the barrier for access up the main drive ((15 mph speed limit) a RADAR key is required.

Parking charges only apply to the main and astroturf car parks, 8am – 9pm, 365 days (Tower Road and Pleasington car parks are free). The cost is 50p for 2 hours and £1.50 all day.  The machines take both coin and card payments (including contactless).

Blue badge holders are exempt from the parking charges if a valid blue badge is correctly displayed.

If you are a regular park user there is the option of purchasing an annual pass at £50 or a six month pass at £30. Application forms are available online or from the Pavilion café, Witton Park Arena.

Contact details

Mail Witton Country Park, Preston Old Road, Blackburn. BB2 2TP
Phone Number(s) 01254 666976
Fax Number(s)  
E-mail countryside@blackburn.gov.uk
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