Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park
L17 1AP

Tel: 0151 726 2415

Sefton Park Palm House seen through the wild flower garden


The jewel in the crown, Sefton Park Palm House is a stunning octagonal, 3 tiered, Grade II* listed Victorian Glasshouse in the heart of Sefton Park. 

Inside, plants from across the world, adorn the glass house and a beautifully crafted staircase catches the eye. The plants are grown and looked after by Colin, who has been a botanic gardener at the Palm House for 25 years. Visitors who are intruiged to hear about the facinating botanicals can take a tour with Colin, where he will tell you about all 125 plants he planted at the Palm House and you can even enjoy a themed botanic cocktail. 

This beauty is open to the public 7 days a week with varied events programme for all the family; from yoga to film nights and even gigs.

The Palm House is also available for private hire for weddings, events and more. 



  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Large Parties
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Schools Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Exit the M62 at jct 4, turn left onto Queens Drive. Follow Queens Drive (A5058) across the major jct with Menlove Ave & Allerton Rd to merge into Mossley Hill. After going under a railway tunnel, at next traffic lights turn right into North Mossley Hill Rd. Turn at next left into Greenbank Lane. At end turn left when you will see the Palm House ahead across the park. Park on perimeter of the park. The Palm House is just a short walk.

Public Transport Directions

St Michaels Train Station is 1 mile from the Park. By Bus: 75 from Lime Street to Ullet Rd (bordering the park)every 10 mins, 80 from Lime St to Ullet Rd every 15 mins, 80A Lime Street to Ullet Road every 15 mins.Sefton Park Palm House is just off Cycle Route 56 (which runs from the city centre through the park). Bike racks available on site.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • 833so
    South Devon, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Autumn stroll
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th October 2018
    Lovely walk in the autumn sunshine through the park to the Palm House which is a smaller one to the greenhouse in Kew but nonetheless just as charming.Lots of beautiful tropical plants inside away... Read full review
  • karlr59
    Birkenhead, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Grat walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 30th December 2018
    Lovely walk into the palmhouse. Loads to see and liads to do. Great to see such an iconic buikding up and running and back to its best! Read full review
  • SWH100
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Nice place to stop on a cycle tour
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 8th February 2019
    We stopped at Palm House while on a Beatles Cycle tour. We were lucky that it was open so we stopped and had a look around. Really beautiful and iconic building, full of lovely plants and trees. Free... Read full review

Opening Times

2019 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

* May be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays for private hire

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


  • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013
  • Green Tourism AwardsGreen Business Tourism Award (Gold) Green Business Tourism Award (Gold) 2013


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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