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


April to September

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm, and Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

October to March

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. Closed May Day. (2nd May 2022).

Walker Café

Come along to the Walker Café and enjoy a selection of freshly prepared breakfast and light lunch options. The café provides a relaxing place to meet family and friends where you can enjoy a tasty cake and a nice cup of freshly ground coffee.

Food and drinks purchased from the Café can be enjoyed on the outside terrace where you can take in the wonderful views of the park, or you can head to our inside seating area.

Card payment preferred.

Opening times

April to September

Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 4.30pm
Saturday, 8.30am to 4.30pm
Sunday 10am to 3.30pm

October to March

Tuesday to Friday and Sunday, 10am to 3.30pm
Saturday, 8.30am to 3.30pm

Hot food is served until 15 minutes before closing.

The Walker Café is also open on a Monday during Rotherham school holidays. Closed May Day (2nd May 2022).

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

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 (

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

The Archive and Local Studies Search Room is located inside Clifton Park Museum.

We are currently open as follows:

  • Wednesday - 10am to 4pm
  • Thursday - 10am to 4pm
  • Friday - 10am to 4pm
  • Every other Saturday - 10am to 3.30pm. Please note, we close for lunch on Saturdays from 12.30pm to 1pm
  • Closed on Bank Holidays

If you wish to visit us, it is advisable to book an appointment at least a week in advance. This enables us to make sure the relevant resources are got out ready for you. To make an appointment or to find out more, please complete the enquiry form.

You can search the archive catalogue online here.

Selection of vintage artefacts from the archive collection.