Please ensure that when visiting St James Mount that you adhere to the Government guidelines around social distancing. Please - especially during these times where more visitors are attending outdoor spaces such as these - do not leave litter in the gardens. If bins are full, please take your litter home with you.
St.James Mount and Gardens is adjacent to Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, burials continued in the cemetery until July 1936, when, after 57,774 burials, the old cemetery was considered full. During the late 1960's it was decided that action was needed and a plan to turn St James Cemetery into a public garden was proposed. This involved clearing the vast majority of the gravestones and creating an open space. This was completed by 1972.
Map & Directions
By Car From M6 North or South, leave at Junction 21A and take M62 (West) for Liverpool. At the end of the M62, follow signs for City Centre and then for ‘Cathedrals’. From Cheshire, follow signs to Liverpool via Tunnels, there is a £1.20 toll each way. When reaching Liverpool follow signs to city centre and ‘Cathedrals’. Car Parking is available at the Cathedral, with a charge of £1. Multi storey car parking is available in Mount Pleasant and in neighbouring Duke Street. Limited street parking is also available, some free, but mostly on a pay-and-display basis.
Public Transport Directions
Walking A short walk from the heart of the city centre will bring you to the Cathedral, which can be found by walking up Mount Pleasant and then turning right into Hope Street. The entrance can be found off Upper Duke St. Starting from the Albert Dock, walk towards Hanover Street, passing the Police HQ and turn right into Duke Street. Continue to the end of Duke Street and across into Upper Duke Street.