Calderstones Park

Calderstones is a stunning 94-acre family park in South Liverpool boasting woodland, lake and fields (and a one thousand year old oak tree), and beautiful Japanese and old English gardens. An angling permit is required if fishing in the lake.




Opening hours

The main park is open 24-hours a day, all year round.

Opening hours for the Storybarn, cafe and gardens will vary.

You can access the park via Calderstones Road, Allerton Road, Harthill Road and Yew Tree Road.

Parking is available at Calderstones Road and Yew Tree entrances.



  • Coffee and refreshments

    The Reader Cafe

    Offering breakfast, lunch, sandwiches, snacks, salads, soups and desserts, as well as two bookshelves full of books to enjoy while eating. 

  • Boy eating ice cream

    Ice Cream Parlour

    Run by The Reader, the Ice Cream Parlour is next door to the Storybarn selling the very best selection of ice-cream and refreshments. 

  • Miniature railway

    Miniature Railway

    The railway is at the Harthill Road end of the park and runs every Sunday from 2pm, weather permitting. Rides are free, but donations are welcome.

  • Girl on swing


    The playground is suitable for toddlers and young children, with an adjacent wooded play area for older children with climbing frames. 

  • Boy reading


    An interactive story-centre for young people to explore, share and discover their love of books.

  • Lawnmower

    Friends Group

    Parks Friends Groups actively contribute to the upkeep of parks and activities. Follow us on Twitter.

Park events

Find out about all park events from the main Google calendar