• Britain's Big Fort Build
    Journey back 2,000 years through our full-scale Roman Fort project
  • Welcome to
    PARK IN THE PAST
    A unique community and heritage project set in the stunning, ancient Welsh landscape
  • Swim, Kayak & SUP
    Enjoy the beauty of our stunning historical landscape from our 35 Acre Lake

Opening Hours

Park in the Past is open to the public year-round. Come and explore our park!
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Last entry is 1 hour before closing.

Tuesday

17:00 - 20:00
Swim or Walk
No Paddleboarding

Wednesday

17:00 - 20:00
Swim or Walk
No Paddleboarding

Thursday

17:00 - 20:00
All Activities

Saturday

09:00 - 18:00

Sunday

09:00 - 18:00

Bank Holidays

09:00 - 18:00

The Park is available for specific bookings, education visits and groups at other times.
Check our Facebook page for the latest information about special events and activities.

Welcome
Park in the Past is an exciting and innovative heritage and conservation project aiming 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.
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Explore All That Our Unique Park Has To Offer

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Education & Courses
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Sports & Leisure
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What's On

Upcoming Events & Activities

Park In The Past - Event - Saturday Roman Builds
The Big Fort Build
Get the latest updates with our Big Fort Build - the first authentic Roman fort to be built in Britain in over 2,000 years.
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Lake Activities
Enjoy our 35-Acre lake at the heart of our community park with activities such as kayaking, wild swimming and paddleboarding.
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Step into the Stone Age
Upcoming Arteology Activities
We're proud to partner with Arteology to provide a range of fun, creative-led history activities for families.
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Donations

Become a Friend

Please help us create a unique window into the past so 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!
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