Wirral has a variety of quality visitor attractions, including culture and heritage, the arts, shopping, family and leisure attractions. From the world famous Mersey Ferries, to the popular Floral Pavilion Theatre and Conference Centre, the wealth of things to do makes Wirral an ideal destination for a fun day out or short break.
Our entire peninsula benefits from a rich collection of visitor attractions. This list below takes you through the many points of interest you may wish to visit while in Wirral, and if you're looking for something more specific, then enter your search criteria in to the box on the right hand side.
Additionally, you can always download our Wirral attractions leaflet - Wonders of Wirral (File Size 7MB)
For groups wishing to visit Wirral please click here to find out what Wirral has to offer.
*For details about the Wirral Visitor Economy Network and membership please click here*
Activities you might enjoy
Also be sure to check out 'The Beatles Across Mersey' - a tour of memorable Wirral venues. "Wirral played host to the largest ever audience for a live Beatles concert on UK mainland."
Theatres & Music: Wirral's theatres are some of the best in the North West - with events like the International Guitar Festival at the Floral Pavilion Theatre in New Brighton and touring West End shows.
Museums & Galleries: Wirral's rich cultural history with museums, art galleries and architecture all of which make a fantastic day out for visitors.
Maritime Trail: Discover country parks, the U-Boat story, golf and great beaches along our coast.
Country & Coastal Attractions - With its 25 miles of coastline, and abundant countryside, Wirral's coast and countryside has plenty of attractions and activities.
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* Winner of 'Wirral Attraction of the Year' 2017.
Founded and built by Edwardian philanthropist Lord Leverhulme, the Lady Lever Art Gallery is set in the picturesque village of Port Sunlight. Inside, visitors will discover one of the most beautiful collections of fine and decorative art in the...
Brimstage is a beautiful village set in an idyllic countryside location at the heart of the Wirral. Easy to find, it's just 1 mile west of J4/M53 - follow the brown signs.
Standing at the geographical centre of Wirral is Brimstage Hall which oozes charisma and is steeped in history and legend...
Wirral Tramway and Transport Museum, winner of 'Hidden Gem 2017' at the Wirral Tourism Awards, is situated in Taylor Street in Birkenhead with a tram line running from Woodside Ferry to the museum.
*The Baby Grand Tram there (Tram 245) has won 'Tram of the Year' after its restoration and is...
Author: Visit Wirral Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village, 'Wirral Independent Business of the Year' 2017, 'Wirral Attraction of the Year' 2016 & 2015 and 'Small Visitor Attraction of the Year' at the 2015 and 2014 Liverpool city Region Tourism Awards, is a unique and beautiful 19th century...
Claremont Farm is farmed by the Pimbley family who care for the land, the environment and the produce they grow. They run a successful Farm Shop and Cafe, Coarse Fishery, Bushcraft Activities, Pick Your Own and The Claremont Kitchen. They also offer educational "welly walks" and work closely with...
Pier Head Ferry Terminal (Liverpool), Wallasey
Step aboard a Mersey Ferry to see Liverpool’s stunning waterfront at its very best. The decks of the Mersey Ferry offer the best way to see the city’s world-famous skyline. Our River Explorer Cruise takes you on a 50 minute trip where you’ll be captivated by Liverpool’s fascinating history as the...
Sense of Space
Wirral Country Park is a place of contrasts. Badgers and Foxes hunt the quieter parts, birds nest in the dense hedges or feed on the berries in winter, and you may see up to 10 kinds of butterfly in summer. Head for the 60 feet high, boulder-clay cliffs and look out over the Dee...
View the amazing life on board a real German U-boat at this award-winning attraction. With original film archive and interactive displays you will witness all the dramatic action! U-boat Story tells the story of World War II German submarine U-534.
You will see into the cross-sectioned...
A popular bathing beach at the eastern end of the North Wirral Coastal Park and next to the Derby Pool Harvester Bar and Grill. The Lifeguard Station overlooks the sandy beach ‘recommended’ by the Marine Conservation Society. There are public toilets at Harrison
Drive approximately 200 yards away....
Located outside the centre of Birkenhead, the Williamson Art Gallery stands at the core of the Wirral Museums Service, offering more space than any other in its purpose-built galleries.
The Williamson houses one of the best art collections in the North West of England in its beautifully...
Founded in 1902 and enjoying a splendid aspect on the Dee Estuary, Heswall Golf Club is one of the very best golfing venues. The gently rolling parkland course affords the Golfer all that is good in the game; scenic beauty with views over the Dee estuary to the Clwyd hills including Moel Famau,...
Author: Visit Wirral
Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake has staged major tournaments throughout its long history including eleven Open Championships and many amateur events. The Club is proud that The Open Championship made a successful return to Hoylake in 2006 when Tiger Woods achieved his...
Theatre / Venue
The Floral Pavilion Theatre and Conference Centre is situated in a spectacular position on New Brighton’s famous waterfront, offering stunning panoramic views over the Mersey Estuary and the Liverpool Waterfront
Following a £12m redevelopment the historic Floral Pavilion Theatre has been...
Church Farm is no ordinary farm! Friendly animals, beautiful views, family events and an award-winning farm shop mean it’s a great place for a family day out. The farm is a three-time Wirral Tourism award winner, including Attraction of the Year 2012.
At weekends and in holiday periods, families...
Port Sunlight is a true delight. Built at the end of the 19th century, this garden village was originally built as a home for workers at the nearby Lever factory. This model village is the work of over 30 architects, and the variety of architecture and the beauty of the buildings is unique...
Take an inspirational journey through space and science at Spaceport.
On our ground floor there’s a variety of out of this world exhibitions that make learning about our galaxy and beyond heaps of fun. Our Planetarium is a must visit– a 360 degree dome which is currently showing the 25 minute...
Originally located on the site of the present Land Registry building, there has been a market in Birkenhead since 1835.
In 1974 fire engulfed the market, marking the end of an era, but the old clock was saved and restored, taking pride of place in the main entrance at the new market.
The Caldy Golf Club course provides a unique blend of seaside and parkland golf. Situated on the estuary of the River Dee, the course straddles the Wirral Way - an old railway line which is now a country park. It is a picturesque setting with breathtaking views of the North Wales mountains and a...
Wirral Sailing Centre is based at West Kirby Marine Lake and offers a full range of water sport activities, with courses available for all ages and levels of experience.
The ideal place to indulge your adventurous side, this 52 acre lake is totally enclosed and mainly non-tidal, making it an...
Wallasey Golf Club was founded in 1891 and, with its undulating fairways and sand dunes it is a traditional links of 6,607 yards. It is situated on the Wirral peninsula overlooking Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea, leaving it open to the elements and in particular, the wind. It is one of the great...