Seven Members of the Royal Family have carried out 10 visits to Liverpool during 2008.
29 January—The Earl of Wessex;
5 March—The Princess Royal;
17 April—The Duke of York;
14 May—The Duchess of Gloucester;
22 May—The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh;
28 May—The Princess Royal;
18 July—The Princess Royal;
4 September—The Duchess of Gloucester;
28 September—The Prince of Wales; and
1 October—The Princess Royal
In addition, The Princess Royal is due to visit Liverpool on 31 October, and The Duke of Gloucester will visit on 10 November.
This information has been verified with the Royal Household.
Year Number Park Name 2006 1 Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead 2007 1 Court Hey Park, Knowsley 2008 0 n/a
Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead
Court Hey Park, Knowsley
In 2006, Birkenhead Park in Birkenhead received heritage grants of £451,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and £101,361 from English Heritage. In 2007, Court Hey Park in Knowsley received £50,000 from HLF. Prior to 2006, HLF funded nine Merseyside parks to the value of £19,908,800.