Coast & Countryside
In Wirral's landscape you will find beauty, serenity and excitement.
Wirral is placed between the River Dee and the River Mersey, overlooking both the Welsh Hills and the spectacular Liverpool skyline. Well connected to the rest of the country, Wirral is the ideal location for those wanting to get away from it all. It is a place of idyllic contrasts; discover the tranquillity of the rolling lush countryside or the exhilaration of watersports on the coast. If you are looking for fresh air, to revive your senses and feel rejuvenated, Wirral is the perfect destination.
Click here to download the Wirral Visitor Guide
To enjoy the best of Wirral's Coast and Countryside, try the Walk and Cycle Trails as well as the new Wirral Circular Trail. Click here to view or download these trails, and the Nature Guide.
Wirral Peninsula has two of Britain's most famous rivers, The Mersey and The Dee, sweeping along the Eastern and Western edges and to North the Irish Sea. On your visit Wirral you will find maritime heritage, classic seaside towns, sandy beaches and stunning views across the bays.
Wirral is also home to several protected coastland parks, preserving some of the finest coastal scenery in Britain. There is also an unusual array of wildlife, from migratory birds to colonies of grey seals at Hilbre.
For more about Wirral's coast and the tide times click here.
Wirral is rich in dramatic scenery, and the Peninsula is beautiful regardless of the season - from the vivid greens of spring and summer to the glorious golds and browns of autumn and the crisp cold of winter - Wirral's countryside can be enjoyed throughout the year.
You can take in the countryside whilst visiting one of Wirral's many picturesque villages or towns, where you will find leafy lanes, quaint shops and some of the best pubs in the area.
For those seeking an energetic means of exploring Wirral's exceptional surroundings there are many choices for active, outdoor pursuits. From surfing or sailing, walking or cycling, swimming or riding, there's plenty to do.
For horse-riding go to www.wirralhorse.co.uk
* For details of the Wirral Visitor Economy Network and membership click here *