The Storybarn in Calderstones Park is an interactive story-centre for children to explore, share and discover a love of books and storytelling. The Storybarn creates a thrilling world of imagination where children can embark on a literacy adventure with live-reading from friendly Storyshares, lots of exciting crafts and games and a giant slide. You can drop in and join in the fun at The Storybarn from Friday after 1.30pm to Sunday till 5.30pm. Although it is recommended that you pre book your visit to avoid ques on the day.


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Story Explorers

Do you and your family want to lead healthier, more active lives?

Starting March 2017, join us to explore the beautiful Calderstones Park each week for fun and games, dynamic activities and, of course, the chance to share a story or two! Spending time outside helps children and adults to stay active and is also a fantastic way to exercise our imaginations: let’s get going!

What is Story Explorers?

A free 12 week programme aimed at families with children aged between 4 – 8 years old, from The Storybarn, Mersey Forest and Big Lottery Fund designed to help you and your family explore Calderstones Park, share stories and connect with nature.

Story Explorers

Story Explorers Session 2