Sunday, 17 June 2012

The Wirral

The Wirral is a peninsula and divided from Liverpool by the Mersey and from Wales by the Dee Estuary. The Wirral has a beautiful and varied coastline with breathtaking scenery, the landscape changes with high cliffs and tidal estuaries.

There are a variety of attractions ranging from Wirral Country Park, Historic Warships and the Voirrey Embroidery Centre. A trip on Europe's oldest ferry service is a must. Visit the Mersey Ferries website for more details. The Historic Warships Museum is based in the Wirral at Birkenhead and is featured on the links to the right.

Nes Botanic Gardens has extensive collections of trees and flowers and there is an adventure playground for the children. Other major attractions include the Birkenhead Heritage Trail where the wealth and history of the Wirral is revealed and celebrated. Lady Lever Art Gallery with its Pre Raphaelite masterpieces and famous lanscapes by British Artists is a national treasure just waiting to be explored.

For more information on the Wirral take a look at the official website at : www.wirral.gov.uk/

For photos of Liverpool & Merseyside click here



 

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