Exploring the Surrounding Area

Placed between Liverpool and North Wales, overlooking the River Dee, Welsh hills and River Mersey, the beautiful Wirral Peninsula is fantastic for walks, outdoor activities, countryside hotels and cosy pubs.

Discover historic workers’ village Port Sunlight, Ness Botanic Gardens or the revitalised New Brighton resort. Knowsley is just 8 miles from Liverpool city centre. The grand Knowsley Hall, private residence of the 19th Earl of Derby, hosts weddings, celebrations and corporate events. Activities on the estate include a high ropes course, archery and quad biking.

Halton sits astride the River Mersey to the east of Liverpool. Runcorn and Widnes are the major towns, and many more picturesque parishes and villages make up the borough. Walking in the hills, weaving down a canal, or enjoying one of Halton’s many special events, there’s many ways to spend your spare time here.

In St Helens, sports fans are well catered for with Haydock Park Racecourse and St Helens Saints, the most successful side in rugby’s Super League history. Discover the borough’s heritage at the World of Glass, and you can’t miss Dream - the iconic 20 metre high artwork overlooking the M6

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