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.

As we are out of lockdown and in Tier 3, new restrictions are in place at Clifton Park and Museum. Please see below.

Front of Clifton Museum

Clifton Park Museum

The museum is currently closed. We're sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.

Walker Café

The Walker Café continues to offer a takeaway service, offering a range of high-quality hot drinks and tasty festive treats

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

Facemasks are required to enter The Walker Café shop, toilets and takeaway. Test and trace details will be required for all customers entering the building.

Opening times

The café, shop and toilet are all open:

  • 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 shop.

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

Woman and two children sat in the cafe eating.

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

Garden Building and Sports

The garden building is currently closed. We're sorry for any inconvenience this might cause you.

Bowls are expected to restart in April 2021 (restrictions allowing).

The basketball court is currently closed because of Tier Three restrictions.

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

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

Archives and Local Studies opening hours

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

Selection of vintage artefacts from the archive collection.