Calderstones Park: get to know this family park in Liverpool

Calderstones Park is a colourful 94 acre family park in Liverpool, located 4,6 miles south from the city centre. The park features woodland, fields, a lake, and beautiful Japanese and old English gardens, so you can go and delight yourself with its beauty. 

There’s plenty to enjoy here dog walking, exercising, feeding the ducks, kids play area and an interesting fact is that there’s an oak tree that’s over a thousand years old, can you imagine? 

Family park in Liverpool: what to see an do

  • The reader cafe: the park offers a very special cafe where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, soups and salads while you read some of the books from their bookshelves.
  • Ice Cream Parlour: next to the Storybarn, there’s an ice cream shop where you can try some of their best selection of refreshments.
  • Miniature Railway: at the end of the park on Harthill Road, there’s a railway that runs every Sunday from 2 pm. You can have a ride for free, but donations are welcome.
  • Playground: suitable for toddlers, young and older children.
  • Storybarn: in here, the young ones can share and discover their love for books.


  • The Old English Garden: It’s a unique garden founded in 1802 and it has around 4000 species of plants for you to enjoy, brought from all over the world by merchants and other traveller.
  • The Stunning Japanese Garden: This piece of art was created as an apprentice scheme in the 1970s and is particularly stunning in the Autumn

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.

Nearest bus stations

  • Calderstones Road
  • Druidsville Road
  • Druids Cross Road


Calderstones Rd, Liverpool L18 3JD

If you’re looking for more family parks in Liverpool or any other fun activity, do not forget to visit our Days Out in Liverpool website and our Facebook page, you will find the perfect one for you! 


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