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Croxteth Park

Croxteth Country Park is managed by Liverpool City Council Leisure Services, and the Hall and Park are at the heart of what was once a great country estate comprising hundreds of square miles. The College office and teaching facilities are situated in the Victorian walled garden and are surrounded by over 500 acres of parkland. This provides a unique setting equipped with excellent practical facilities to study land-based subjects and sports.

Facilities
  • Fully resourced classrooms, library/book-room and computer suite situated in the main hall. There is an extensive computer suite for teaching purposes, with access to the Internet.
  • Award winning café and student kitchen/dining area located on the ground floor of the administration block.
  • Parking facilities within easy access of all teaching areas.
  • The College has access to the Croxteth Hall conference room, which comprises visual conference equipment including PowerPoint presentations, visualiser, video and slides.
  • Learning support centre, which is located within the main hall computer room. Learning support staff are based in this area to provide support to both full-time and part-time students and trainees.
  • Access to all the facilities at Myerscough College main centre in Preston
Facilities for Animal Care
  • Small Animal centre: This recently developed centre comprises of four practical teaching rooms specifically for the delivery of animal care teaching. A variety of small animals are housed in the animal centre including: reptiles, small mammals, birds and fish.
  • Commercial farm and rare breeds’ visitor centre: The rare breeds survival centre is an approved centre for rare breeds of pigs, sheep and cows. Further livestock/animals include poultry and horses and a range of small animals on site. There are approximately 200 acres of open farmland on the 500-acre site.
Facilities for Horticulture, Landscape, Floristry and Arboriculture
  • There is a walled garden area, established in 1850 with approximately two acres of land. The area consists of bedding displays, fruit trees, beehives, vegetable garden, rose garden, and the national collection of hardy fuchsias, soft fruit and herbaceous borders.
  • There is an extensive range of glasshouses including a propagation house and Victorian Peach House.
  • The on-site two-acre commercial nursery and training centre includes four polythene tunnels, propagation area, standing area and a landscape demonstration area.
Facilities for Equine Studies

The College has recently established its own on-site arena and stable blocks within the park, for the practical delivery of the Equine Studies and Horse Care courses.

Facilities for Sport
  • The College’s Liverpool Centre has strong links with local football clubs to support the delivery of its Football Studies courses.
  • Students have access to a variety of specialist sports facilities locally, including grass pitches, Astroturf, sports halls and gymnasiums.
  • Students receive specialist football development coaching with links to the youth teams of local football clubs.

Getting to Croxteth Hall, Liverpool

Myerscough College, Croxteth Hall and Country Park, Croxteth Hall Lane, Liverpool, L12 OHB
Tel: 0151 2287162, email: croxteth@myerscough.ac.uk

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Enter Croxteth Park through the Service Entrance on Croxteth Hall Lane. Once within the park follow signs for the Estates Office and Myerscough College. Reception is situated in the Head Gardeners Cottage within the Walled Garden. Please park on the visitors car park.

Please note that Liverpool Centre Open Mornings are held in Hall itself. Use the main visitor entrance door under the red-brick and stone porch next to the ticket office

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