Enjoy activities in our stunning 35-acre lake at Park in the Past

Step back in time' to the BIG FORT BUILD!

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Welcome to Park in the Past
Restore the Past

Imagine you could step back in time to when the Romans invaded Britain

Restore the Past

Imagine you could step back in time to when the Romans invaded Britain

A beautiful place for everyone to experience and enjoy.

Help us conserve this exciting community resource for future generations.

Visit a stunning natural landscape full of native species

An exciting water sports centre for sailing, kayaking, swimming and angling.

Help us make this unique and exciting place happen!

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Park in the Past is an exciting and innovative heritage and conservation project that aims to create a totally unique heritage attraction and vital community resource. 

Set in an ancient Welsh landscape, the park comprises 120 acres of outstanding natural beauty offering woodlands and wetlands, a magnificent 35-acre lake and the gorgeous River Alyn, as well as wonderful walks and spacious fields. We need your help to build an amazing prehistoric realm and a full-scale Roman fort and Celtic village. Explore and experience your heritage - the landscape of your ancestors.
Join us on our incredible journey recreating history! 

VISITOR INFORMATION

Located near Chester, next to the villages of Hope and Caergwrle, Flintshire North Wales. 

Main entrance is on Fagl lane, Hope LL12 9RB

The site is very close to Hope Railway station on the Wrexham to Bidston line.

Several bus routes stop near the site from Wrexham and Mold and Chester.

Find Out More

Opening Hours

 
We apologise but Park in the Past is CLOSED at the moment. Due to adverse weather, our landscaping activities are delayed. 
 
Please check our Facebook page for further details. Thank you for your patience. 
 

VISITOR INFORMATION

Located near Chester, next to the villages of Hope and Caergwrle, Flintshire North Wales. 

Main entrance is on Fagl lane, Hope LL12 9HB

The site is very close to Hope Railway station on the Wrexham to Bidston line.

Several bus routes stop near the site from Wrexham and Mold and Chester.

Find Out More

Opening Hours

 
We apologise but Park in the Past is CLOSED at the moment. Due to adverse weather, our landscaping activities are delayed. 
 
Please check our Facebook page for further details. Thank you for your patience. 
 

Become a Friend

Please help us to create a unique window into the past so that you can step back in time and see how our ancestors lived. Park in the Past will be a world-class heritage attraction and research facility. You can be part of this incredible journey by supporting us now!

Local Giving

Support Park in the Past with Single or Regular Donations through Local Giving

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Contact Project Champion Paul Harston for more information  

Mobile: 07885 403485 // Office: 01978 761264 

paul.harston@parkinthepast.org.uk

For #RomanFortThursday consider donating to this epic project to reconstruct an entire #Roman fort at @ParkinthePast near #Wrexham. It was rudely interupeted by the pandemic and they need your help to finish!

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/britains-big-fort-build-at-park-in-the-past?fbclid=IwAR053QAY6zbi-gZ_91w5yep-b7nYMx3ixq9b-qzJKQ4jW_XSCgIbRIlcngI

Please RT!

#RomanBritain #Archaeology #Wales

Chester's popular #Roman Tours set to mark 25 years service in the city. https://www.chesterstandard.co.uk/news/chester/19372161.chesters-popular-roman-tours-set-mark-25-years-service-city/ #RomanBritain #Chester #Archaeology #RomanArchaeology

@DeesideDotCom This is a really amazing partnership between a major company and @ParkinthePast which is generating green jobs with the help of @FlintshireCC and helping the environment. Fantastic news.

We are excited to announce the first phase of the beautiful landscaping project to our Reception Realm is expected to begin tomorrow.
Check out the artist’s impression video below

https://vimeo.com/517773497

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