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8 things you can do on the Wirral this Summer

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8 things you can do on the Wirral this Summer
Wirral this Summer

If you’re on the hunt for an unforgettable summer adventure, look no further than the charming haven that is the Wirral.

If you’re out and about on the Wirral this Summer there’s plenty to keep you entertained, whether its a day out with your mates, or a road trip with the kids, you have to check out what’s going on over the water.

We’ve rounded up 8 things you absolutely can’t miss on the beautiful peninsula… so let’s get to it!

Eureka! Science + Discovery

Eureka! - Birkenhead - Attractions
Credit: Eureka! Science + Discovery

If you’ve got little adventurers in tow, Eureka is a must-visit. This vibrant world of interactive exhibits and hands-on experiences will have your kids unleashing their inner scientist, artist, and astronaut all in one day. Prepare for giggles, gasps, and plenty of “wow, that’s cool!”

Eureka! is designed for children and young people up to 14 years to discover how Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) influence and shape their lives. 

More info here.


Flower Fairies at Lady Lever Art Gallery

The Lady Lever Art Gallery is sprinkling some magic with an exhibition that’ll transport you to an ethereal realm of delicate blooms and mischievous fairies.

To mark the 100 year anniversary of her first book, Flower Fairies of the Spring, this exhibition features around 45 original illustrations, with digital projections and three costumes inspired by the fairies, designed by Vin Burnham. 

Explore the inspirations behind Barker’s paintings, as well as the flora and fauna featured in the work through National Museum Liverpool’s botanical collections.

Find out more here.


Day out in New Brighton

New Brighton Fort Perch Rock Summer
New Brighton Fort Perch Rock Summer

Buckle up for a classic seaside escape that’s brimming with old-school charm and new-school delights. Amusement arcades, fish and chips, and a beach – New Brighton has all the ingredients for a quintessential British summer day out by the sea.


Amazing walks

Wirral Way
Wirral Way

Lace up those walking shoes because the Wirral boasts some of the most breathtaking walks around. From the Wirral Way to Thurstaston Common, there’s a trail for every nature lover and wanderlust seeker.

Pro tip: don’t forget to pack a picnic!


Port Sunlight Village

Step back in time to a place where architectural beauty meets a strong sense of community. Port Sunlight Village is a picture-perfect haven, complete with charming cottages, blooming gardens, and a rich history waiting to be uncovered. There’s so much happening here alone!

Find out more here.


West Kirby Marine Lake

Liverpool City Region
Picture – Active Wirral

Fancy trying your hand at sailing, kayaking, or paddleboarding? Look no further than the shimmering waters of West Kirby Marine Lake.

Not a fan of getting in the water? It’s also a great place for a walk and to grab an ice-cream.


Ice cream at Parkgate

Credit: Parkgate
Credit: Parkgate

Ice cream cravings, begone! Parkgate is your go-to destination for indulging in deliciously creamy scoops while taking in stunning views of the Dee Estuary.

It’s a sensory experience that’ll tickle your taste buds and soothe your soul all at once.

Find out more here.


Future Yard in Birkenhead

Future Yard. Photographer: Robin Clewley
Future Yard. Photographer: Robin Clewley

Calling all music and culture enthusiasts! Future Yard in Birkenhead is where it’s at this summer. From live gigs to creative workshops, this arts and music venue is a celebration of local talent that’ll have you dancing, creating, and having a ball!


For more things to do on the Wirral this Summer click here!

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