Tree lined path in the park, during autumn with fallen leaves.

There’s lots to do for a great family day out.

Clifton Park has gardens to relax in, a Museum, play park, water splash, tennis, bowls, adventure golf, train, roller coaster, jumpin’ jack, sand pit and much more.

Clifton Park is open all day, every day.

The Museum and some attractions have restricted opening times

Man and child on a fun fair ride.

Fun Park

Roller coasters, water rides, bumper cars and arcade games. The Fun Park has something for everyone.

Clifton Park Water Splash with mixed fountains.

Water Splash

The water splash play area is an acre of fountains, features and fun.

Mini Colf course with people playing in the background.

Mini Golf

Put your putting skills to the test through this intriguing course. There are a few surprises on the way!

Two girls playing on a slide in the play park.

Play Areas

Clifton Park has the biggest free play park in Yorkshire - and it's never, ever closed!

People playing tennis with man in foreground serving.

Sports and Games

Come and enjoy a game of tennis or bowls, play on the basketball court or show off your skills in our skate park.

Clifton Express Tractor Train with passengers on board and colourful flowers in the foreground.

Clifton Express

The Clifton Express has stops at either end of the park and does regular circuits from the activity area to the Museum and cafe.

Clifton Park Rock Garden with trees in the background.


Clifton Park is a beautifully landscaped garden with specimen trees, leafy avenues and a Georgian Grade II* listed house providing sweeping views.

Vintage photo of Clifton Park with people playing in the park and bandstand.

History of the park

Clifton Park was originally laid out as the private grounds of Clifton House in 1783, and opened as a public park in 1891.