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Marple Memorial Park

1. Overview

Marple Memorial Park was built on land donated by local families. It opened in 1922 to commemorate all the Marple soldiers who died during World War 1.

Marple Memorial Park is at the heart of the local community, housing the library, health centre and other public buildings.

Today, it is at the heart of the local community, housing the library, health centre and other public buildings. The park provides a wide range of outdoor leisure facilities for all ages. These include a new skatepark, play areas, multi-use games areas and teen seating. The park is a good starting point for local walks or for exploring local history. On a clear day there are stunning views of the Peak District hills. Other attractions include a bowling green, French boules court, tree sculptures, sensory gardens and many heritage features.

Limited mobility access: most parts of the park are wheelchair accessible on tarmac paths.

WC: Toilets (not disabled at present) available during park opening hours.

Dogs: You must clean up after your dog. Dog restrictions in some areas of the park.

If you're planning a trip to Marple Memorial, download the park guide (PDF 754Kb). This will help you make the most of your day.

If you would like more information, visit www.marplememorialpark.org.uk.