Parks and Greenspaces

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.

Sefton Park

Sefton Park

Sefton Park, L17

Find us

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.


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

Palm House

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


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.

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.

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.


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

Run Together - 3k route

Explore the park by running or walking the 3k route, taking in the Eros Fountain, Palm House and lakeside views. View Sefton Park 3k route

Friends of Sefton Park

Explore the beauty of Sefton Park

  • Aerial view of Sefton Park Palm House in winter
  • Sailing model boats on Sefton Park lake
  • Sefton Park Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF)
  • Sefton Park playground
  • Bulldog strolling through Sefton park
  • Birds flying over Sefton Park lake

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.