Can you go inside Croxteth Hall?

Although Croxteh Hall and the Victorian Walled Garden are currently closed, Croxteth Country Park is open all year round. Please be aware that on some days there may be temporary or partial closure for weddings, filming, or special events.

Who owns Croxteth Hall and Country Park?

Knowsley Borough Council
A c 17ha piece of land between Hall Brook and Finch Wood has been developed as a private housing estate. The remaining land is owned by Knowsley Borough Council and the parkland is managed as Croxteth Hall and Country Park.

What is Croxteth Hall used for?

Croxteth Hall is a country estate and Grade II* listed building in the West Derby suburb of Liverpool, England. It is the former country estate and ancestral home of the Molyneux family, the Earls of Sefton.

What time do Croxteth Park gates shut?

Main season: Saturday 6th April until Sunday 29th September 2019 from 10am to 5pm. Autumn half term: Saturday 26th October until Sunday 2nd November 2019 from 10am to 4pm. Winter season: Open on some weekends which will be advertised.

Can you take dogs to Croxteth Park?

3 answers. Dogs can be off the lead and there are bins for the doggydoos. The park is part of a large estate surrounding Croxteh Hall.

Are dogs allowed in Croxteth Park Farm?

No dogs allowed in farm.

Where was the Fir Tree pub Croxteth?

THE pub where schoolboy Rhys Jones was shot dead has reopened. Now called The Stand Farm, it was relaunched last weekend by Enterprise Inns. The premises, in Fir Tree Drive South, Croxteth Park, has undergone a £250,000 revamp.

When was Croxteth Park housing estate built?

From the 16th century the Catholic Molyneux family were rivals to the Stanley Earls of Derby for the control of Liverpool. They lived originally in Sefton but in 1575 Sir Richard Molyneux built a new house at Croxteth. Remnants of this building can be seen embedded in the south wing.

What postcode is Croxteth Liverpool?

Croxteth Park in Liverpool is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Croxteth ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Liverpool, West Derby. This page combines information for the address Croxteth Park, Liverpool, L12 0HB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Who lives in Croxteth Hall?

Croxteth Hall was the home of the Earls of Sefton whose family name was Molyneux. Croxteth Park was the seat of the Earls of Sefton for over 400 years. The Molyneux were originally French (Norman). The Molyneux family were one of the oldest families in the original county of Lancashire.

How old is Croxteth?

The oldest part of the Hall was built in 1575 and as additional wings were added, it transformed over the centuries from an Elizabethan hunting lodge to the elegant building you see today. The vast north range, designed by John MacVicar Anderson, was added in 1902-04 by the 5th Earl.

Is the Fir Tree pub still open in Liverpool?

The Fir Tree Pub where Rhys Jones was murdered outside is to be converted into a community building for Croxteth. The building has been closed and derelict for nearly a decade.