Ford Park Community Group – Rooted in the community

The Base at Ford Park

** We are pleased to announce that as of Thursday 30th July 2020, the café at Ford Park will be offering a daytime menu provided by well known local Chef Mark Satterthwaite.  **

Opening hours Monday to Saturday 10am till 2pm here

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Ford Park Plant Nursery and Garden

Our plant nursery, situated within the walled kitchen garden, is certainly worth a visit – stocking a range of beautiful, herbaceous plants

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Volunteering at Ford Park

Volunteers are the backbone of Ford Park – carrying out a diverse range of tasks as part of a fantastic, dedicated team from all backgrounds.

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What’s on at Ford Park

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Support us

Did you know Ford Park is run by a charity? Which means we don’t receive any government funding to secure the future of this wonderful place. Instead, we rely on membership subscriptions, donations and volunteers to look after the park we care for. Can you help support us?

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Weddings at Ford Park

As one of Ulverston’s ‘hidden gems’, Ford Park is a wonderfully unique setting for your special day. Whether it’s an intimate occasion or a grand celebration, we can create a bespoke package to suit you.

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School visits to Ford Park

School groups are welcome at Ford Park – there’s certainly plenty to explore. Let us help tailor your visit.

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Discover. Things to see and do

In the urban heart of Ulverston, you’ll find Ford Park – acres of beautiful green space, offering plenty for all ages


Everyone knows children love to play outdoors and here at Ford Park, it’s one giant natural play area with plenty of space to run around and lots of paths to explore. Our natural playground allows ...

Volunteering at Ford Park

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Ford Park. From planning and running events, plant care to gardening, food growing and grounds maintenance – even regular bin emptying (someone has to do it!) – volu...

Celebrations and Functions

Perfect setting for all occasions – There’s nowhere quite like Ford Park – which makes it a memorable setting for your occasion. The Williams Room Situated on the first floor of the Coach House (a ...

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Covid 19

During these very challenging times, you can help us keep this special place open and accessible for all – not only in the near future but for generations to come.

Support us with a one-off donation or annual membership. Simply visit!/DonationDetails#%2FDonationDetails

The current crisis has highlighted the precious nature of our green space.