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Large port and ship building town located on the Wirral Peninsula, a short ferry ride across the River Mersey from Liverpool

Are you looking for things to do in Birkenhead? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Birkenhead Park



 

  Attractions

Brimstage Maze

Brimstage Maize Maze offers a great day out packed with family friendly fun and adventure for all ages.
Brimstage Road
Birkenhead
CH63 6JA

Recommended by Win Bradley, Cheshire

 

Flint Castle FREE

Begun in 1277, one of the first castles to be built in Wales by King Edward I. Its most impressive feature is a solitary tower.
Flint
CH6 5PF

 

Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm FREE

Free entry urban farm that provides a great opportunity for children to learn more about farmyard animals.
Boundary Road
Bidston
Wirral
CH43 7PD

01516539332

Recommended by Amelia Baldwin, Warrington

 
 

  Parks

Bidston Hill FREE

Rising to 231 feet Bidston Hill is one of the highest points on the Wirral. It has 100 acres of heathland and woodland.
Vyner Road North
Bidston
Birkenhead
CH43 7RA

 

Arrowe Country Park FREE

Arrowe Country Park comprises some 250 acres of open parkland and deciduous woodland.
Arrowe Park Road
Wirral
CH49 5LW

 

Royden Park FREE

Royden Park is a large area of parkland adjacent to Thurstaston Common, which offers a wide range of activities and facilities.
Montgomery Hill
Wirral
CH48 1NP

 

Ashton Park FREE

Includes two bowling greens, grass and tarmac tennis courts, junior football pitch, Multi Use Games Area, children’s play area.
Westbourne Road
West Kirby
Wirral
CH48 4DU

 

Birkenhead Park FREE

The world’s first publicly funded park, designed in 1847 by Joseph Paxton with the aim of creating a ‘Park for the people.’.
Park Drive, Birkenhead
Wirral
Merseyside
CH41 4HY

 

Hilbre Islands Local Nature Reserve FREE

The Hilbre Islands local Nature reserve is contained within the Dee Estuary on the North west coast of England.
Wirral
CH48 8BW

 

Thornton Hough Village Green FREE

Provides a venue for soccer, cricket, tennis and children’s play and has a picturesque half timbered, thatched roofed pavilion.
Thornton Hough
Wirral
CH63 1JU

 

Intake Wood FREE

Part of ancient woodland, with a diverse range of bird species.
Thornton Hough
Bebington
Cheshire
CH63 0NL

 

Meols Park FREE

Meols Park is also known as Meols Lower and Upper Greens. The Upper Green has a playground and the large grassed area.
Park Road
Meols
Wirral
CH47 7BB

 

Wirral Country Park FREE

For 35 years it has been Wirral’s most popular visitor attraction, not only for local people, but from Merseyside, the north west.
Station Road, Thurstaston
Wirral
Merseyside
CH61 0HN

 

Coronation Gardens FREE

Coronation Gardens was opened in 1938 to commemorate the coronation of King George V1.
South Parade
West Kirby
CH48 3HS

 

Red Rocks Marsh FREE

Chesire's only coastal reserve, consisting of sand dunes, reedbeds and marsh.
Stanley Road, Hoylake
West Kirby
Cheshire
CH47 1HN

 

Cleaver Heath FREE

A heathland with views out across the Dee estuary towards North Wales, great for reptiles and butterflies.
Oldfield Road, Heswall
Wirral
Cheshire
CH60 6SG

 

The Arno FREE

The Arno is a hidden jewel set amongst a busy town and is enjoyed by strollers, dog owners and all those who all enjoy it.
Storeton Road
Oxton
CH43 5XB

 
 

  Golf

Wirral Ladies Golf Club

Golf Club.
93 Bidston Road
Oxton
Birkenhead
Merseyside
CH43 6TS

 

Caldy Golf Club

Golf Club.
Links Hey Road
Caldy
Wirral
Merseyside
CH48 1NB

 

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Golf Club.
Meols Drive
Hoylake
Wirral
Merseyside
CH47 4AL

 

Heswall Golf Club

Golf Club.
Cottage Lane
Gayton Heswall
The Wirral
Merseyside
CH60 8PB

 

Prenton Golf Club

Golf Club.
Golf Links Road
Prenton
Birkenhead
Merseyside
CH42 8LW

 

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