Wirral Destination Guide

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Explore Wirral Peninsula (Merseyside) Coast and Beaches

Wirral is a peninsula roughly 24 km (15 miles) long and 11 km (7 miles) wide and is bounded to the west by the River Dee, forming a boundary with Wales, to the east by the River Mersey, and to the north by the Irish Sea. The Wirral Peninsula provides a good holiday base and is also popular with day trippers from Liverpool. Most of the coast is accessible with the main seafronts at New Brighton and West Kirby. The peninsula also has a lot of open space with multiple parks and woodland. Wirral is also the ideal out of town base for exploring the neighbouring cities of Chester and Liverpool.

Wirral Merseyside Coast Map

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Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

New Brighton Lighthouse

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Hilbre Island Lighthouse

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Meols Beach

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Wallasey Beach

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West Kirby Beach

New Brighton Beach

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Wirral Tramway and Transport Museum

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