Opening times

Close up of park directional signage.

The park is open all day every day. The car park is open from 7am and closes at 7pm.

Front of Clifton Museum

Clifton Park Museum

The Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, and Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

The Museum is also open on a Monday during Rotherham school holidays.

Walker Café

The Walker Café now serves a selection of breakfast, lunch, cakes and snacks - as well as hot drinks, including fresh ground coffee.

The Café continues to operate a takeaway menu. Food and drinks purchased from the Café can be enjoyed on the outside terrace where you can enjoy the wonderful views of the park, or you can head to our inside Covid-safe seating area.

The Walker Café shop is open, selling a range of gifts and pocket money items.

Face masks are no longer required to enter the building although you are more than welcome to wear one should you wish

Opening times

  • • Tuesday to Friday - 10am to 3:30pm
    • Saturday – 8:30am to 3:30pm
    • Sunday – 10am to 3:30pm

The toilets can be accessed by the Café, or through the main entrance.

The Walker Café is also open on a Monday during Rotherham school holidays.

Walker Cafe

Children playing and having fun in the water splash attraction.

Water Splash

The water splash is currently closed.

If you would like to further information relating to the water splash please email your enquiry to hireclifton@rotherham.gov.uk

Garden Building and Sports

The garden building is open, opening times are Monday- Friday 10am-4pm

The bowling greens are now closed for winter and will re-open April 2022

The basket ball court is open - no booking necessary, guidance on use available at the gate

The tennis courts are open. To book a tennis court, please visit: Play tennis in Rotherham with Premier Tennis (tennisrotherham.com)

Clos up of bowls balls with people stood in the background.
Man and child on a space ride attraction.

Fun Park

For opening times of the fun park please check the amusement operator's website www.cliftonparkrotherham.co.uk

Archives and Local Studies opening hours

Rotherham Archives and Search room is currently closed. We're sorry for any inconvenience this might cause you.

In the meantime we are running our distance enquiry service and answering emails. Please use the contact form giving as much information as you can.
Rotherham Archives operates on a part-time basis, so we may not be able to reply to your message straight away. We will aim to answer your enquiry within 15 working days.

If you would like to search for archives in our online catalogue, it is available here

Selection of vintage artefacts from the archive collection.