Sefton Park

This magnificent 235 acre park is a Grade 1 historic park in the Sefton Park district of Liverpool. It is a Green Flag and Green Heritage awarded site with beautiful features and monuments. An angling permit is required if fishing in the boating lake.

Opening hours

The park is open 24 hours a day, all year round. Access may vary, depending on whether any major events are taking place.

For Palm House opening hours, visit the website.

You can access the park via Queens Drive, Greenbank Drive, Aigburth Drive, Lark Lane and Elmswood Road.

There are a number of parking points around the park and some on street parking.


  • Girl on swing


    A large playground featuring swings, slides, climbing frames, roundabout and multi play area.

  • Palm House at dusk

    Palm House

    From artisan fairs to tea dances, there's always something going on at the Palm House.

    Visit Palm House

  • Coffee and refreshments


    The Aviary Cafe serves a range of hot and cold drinks and refreshments. Or stop off by the Lakeside Cafe and grab a coffee or ice cream.

  • Fairy Glen waterfall

    Caves and waterfalls

    From 'Old Nick's caves' to the beautiful Fairy Glen and Aviary viewing point, there's plenty of exploring to do and kids will love it.

  • Eros statue

    Statues and monuments

    There are a number of statues and monuments in the park, including the Grade II listed Shaftsbury Memorial, Eros Fountain and Peter Pan statue.

  • Sefton Park bandstand


    The bandstand, popular since the Victorian era, is said to be the inspiration for The Beatles' song Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

  • Lawnmower

    Friends Group

    Parks Friends Groups actively contribute to the upkeep of parks and activities. Please get in touch if you want to know more about this group.

    Contact us

Park events

Find out about all park events from the main Google calendar