Parks and Greenspaces

Princes Park

Princes Park is a Grade II* historic park in Toxteth with a fishing lake and historical features. An angling permit is required if fishing in park lakes.

Princes Park

Princes Park

Devonshire Road, L8 3TZ

Find us

Access to the park is via Princes Road, Windermere Terrace and Belvidere Road.

Historic features

Foundations of the former Grade II listed boathouse. Sunburst entrance gates, and the gravestone of Judy the donkey, dated 1926, who gave 21 years of service providing children with rides around the park.


Children's play area including swings, rotational climber, junior slide, see-saw, climbing frame and spring mobile.

Fishing lake

An angling permit is required if fishing in park lakes.

Run Together - 5k route

Explore the beauty of Princes Park with a 5k walk or run. View Princes Park 5k route

Accessibility Map

Friends of Princes Park have created an accessibility map of Princes Park, which shows accessible paths around the park. View the accessibility map

Friends of Princes Park

Parks byelaws

So that everyone can enjoy our parks and open spaces we have policies and byelaws in place which cover:

  • Protection of the ground, its wildlife and the public
  • Horses, cycles and vehicles
  • Play areas, games and sports
  • Waterways
  • Model aircraft

Byelaws are local laws made by the council, which means we can issue penalties and act to protect property and individuals.