Another of Lord Leverhulme's gifts to the people of
Bolton, this is the largest
park area within Bolton with football fields, 5-a-side football pitches, and a
running and athletics ground as well as nature walks and picnic areas. It is
bounded by Darcy Lever,
Haulgh and Breightmet.
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Lever Park nature trail March 2000
This is one of the nature trails looking towards the Tonge valley in Darcy
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Bridge in Leverhulme Park August 2000
The track over the bridge leads deeper into the park.
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Lever Park 5-a-side football pitches March 2000
Popular with many.
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Lever Park football grounds March 2000
For more traditional football games, the steeple of St James's Church in
Stephens Street, Breightmet, and
Harwood can be seen on the horizon.
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Lever Park running track March 2000
This is where the Bolton United Harriers and Athletics club
train and compete on home ground, they have
a web site at
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Fair in Lever Park March 2000
Occasionally one of the car parks is turned into a fairground. The park is
also the venue for the annual Bolton Show
usually held in August each year.
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