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Things to do in Ellesmere Port

Large industrial town and port with good leisure opportunities

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

Known for...   Vauxhall, Manchester Canal and McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village


Did you know...

  • The Vauxhall plant at Ellesmere Port is now Vauxhall's only car factory in Britain since the closure of the Luton plant in 2004.
  • John Prescott, The Ex-Deputy Prime Minister attended Ellesmere Port's Grange Secondary Modern School in 1948.



 

  Attractions

National Waterways Museum

Great family day out located on the banks of the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal.
South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
Merseyside
CH65 4FW

01513555017

Recommended by Tara Pritchard, Ellesmere Port
“Great day out and so much fun you won't regret it!”

 

Blue Planet Aquarium

Home to over 100 exhibits including Europe's largest collection of sharks.
Longlooms Road
Cheshire Oaks
CH65 9LF

01513578804

Recommended by Ed Bradley, Wirral

 

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate

National Trust - One of the most famous half-timbered houses in Britain.
Liverpool
L24 1XD

 

Ness Botanic Gardens

Outstanding botanic gardens overlooking the Dee Estuary.
Neston Road
Ness
CH64 4AY

 
 

  Parks

Eastham Country Park FREE

The broad-leaved woodland at Eastham Country Park supports a wide variety of wildlife and contains some of the finest mature trees.
Ferry Road
Eastham
Wirral
CH62 0BH

 

Foxes Wood FREE

A semi-natural woodland with a variety of birds and mammals and a unique waterfall.
Raby Mere
Cheshire
CH63 0LX

 

Thornton Wood FREE

Part of an ancient oak and ash woodland with a small stream and pond.
south of Bebington
Cheshire
CH63 0LX

 

Gowy Meadows FREE

An extensive area of lowland grazing marsh covering a total area 165.8ha.
Thornton le Moors
Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
CH2 4JH

 
 

  Bowling

Bromborough Bowl

Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Bassendale Road
Bromborough
CH62 3QL

Recommended by Matthew Bishop, Bebington

 

Ten Pin

Ten-pin bowling centre.
1 Colliseum Way
Ellesmere Port
CH65 9HD

08718732450

 
 

  Cinema

Vue Cinema Ellesmere Port

Modern multi-screen cinema complex.
Cheshire Oaks Outlet Park
Stanney Lane
CH65 9HD

03453084620

Recommended by Mark Keller, Ellesmere Port

 
 

  Golf

Helsby Golf Club

Golf Club.
Towers Lane
Helsby
Cheshire
WA6 0JB

 

Eastham Lodge Golf Club

Golf Club.
117 Ferry Road
Eastham
Wirral
Merseyside
CH62 0AP

 
 

  Leisure centres

David Lloyd

Tennis, health, gym and fitness club.
6 The Aerodrome
Speke
L24 8QD

01514944000

 
 

  Sport

Soccerloco

Fun packed football themed play centre.
Candy Park
Old Hall Road
CH62 3PE

Recommended by Steven Carragher, Wirral

 

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