These sunken, secluded cemetery gardens are a little oasis of peace alongside Liverpool’s magnificent Anglican Cathedral.
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Facilities and attractions
Grade I listed by English Heritage, the garden is an ideal place to relax and take in the beauty of the historical architecture which surrounds it.
The park was formerly a cemetery, and a stone path lined with recycled grave stones descends through a short tunnel on entrance to the garden, between The Oratory and the main entrance of the cathedral. Other historical features include:
- Stone arch between the Garden Lodge and the steps up to the Mount.
- Huskisson memorial.
- A natural spring.
- A system of broad ramps lined with catacombs.
- Active parks friends group.
- Main park
- Open all year round, 24 hours a day.
How to get there
- Foot and road
- You can access the garden from the south entrance near Upper Parliament Street and the main entrance off Upper Duke Street.
- The nearest train station is Liverpool Central (0.6 miles).