Opening times & Admission
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Birkenhead Park is acknowledged to be the first publicly funded
park in Britain.
The village is set in 130 acres of what can only be described as
beautifully maintained parkland with a mature treescape.
The first of the castles built during Edward I's campaign to
Flint castle dominates a harbor on the river Dee estuary.
Abbeywood is a 45-acre family estate nestling in the Delamere
countryside, right in the heart of Cheshire. Home to the Rowlinson
family since 1987, Abbeywood is now open for visits and
The Leighton Observatory (formerly Pex Hill Observatory and
Visitors' Centre) is located in Cronton, Merseyside and is home to
the Liverpool Astronomical Society.
Members of the public are welcome on Wednesday nights and if the
sky is clear you might even be able to start spotting planets and
The Liverpool Astronomical Society are the experts at our Star
Hilbre Islands are situated at the mouth of the Dee Estuary,
which is one of the most important estuaries in Europe for
overwintering wildfowl and waders. The islands are also important
for the twice yearly migration of birds along the west coast of
Chester Zoo is 110 acres of zoological gardens which is home to
around 11,000 animals. With over 1.4 million visitors every year
Chester Zoo is the UK's number one wildlife attraction.
Arrowe Country Park consists of approximately 250 acres of open
parkland along with a 150 acre 18 hole golf course. Not only is it
highly valued for its peaceful pathways and woodland walks it also
has its own toddler's play area and childrens adventure
Royal Liverpool Golf Club is set on the shores of the River Dee
with the welsh hills in the distance. The Club has staged major
tournaments throughout its long history including eleven Open
Championships and many amateur events.
New Ferry Butterfly Park
Speke Hall is a rare Tudor timber-framed manor house in a most
unusual setting on the banks of the River Mersey. Restored and
brought back to life in the 19th century, it is a unique and
beautiful mixture of Tudor simplicity and Victorian Arts and
Arley Hall and Gardens
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