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Summer Family Travel across Merseyside is cheaper than you think with Arriva


The sun is set to shine across Merseyside this summer, giving us the perfect opportunity to explore the region with all the family, without breaking the bank.

Brush off those pesky car parking charges and the endless loops trying to find a space, and hop on the bus for a fun, stress-free day out instead! For as little as £12 a family of 5 can travel all day, across the Liverpool City Region and enjoy days at the seaside, in our parks and at all the best summer attractions.

All Arriva buses have free wifi and many have charging points on board, you can play on your phone during your journey and still have plenty of battery left for taking loads of pics and summer selfies when you arrive at your destination.

Watch above as we purchase our Family Saver Ticket and head off on a summer adventure with Arriva….

You can buy your Arriva Family Saver ticket, which includes travel for up to 5 people (a maximum of 2 adults) from the driver or on your mobile making as many journeys as you like. Easy peasy. Click here to download the Arriva app for more details and to plan your journey.

MORE: Check out 75 things you can do with the kids this summer on Merseyside

Here’s 6 places you can visit with the family this summer….

1 – Liverpool City Centre

Whether you’re shopping for your summer wardrobe or spending your pocket money on treats, Liverpool City Centre is bursting with fun things to do. From free museums, galleries and public art to cinemas, high street shops and sightseeing.

2 – West Kirby, Wirral

Why not walk along the beach and marina at West Kirby this summer? The perfect place to have fun on the sand, enjoy unrivalled views of North Wales and treat yourself to an ice-cream. Don’t forget your kite!

3 – New Brighton, Marine Point

If you prefer all the sun of the seaside fairgrounds and attractions, get yourself over to New Brighton this summer and explore the Black Pearl shipwreck, spend your pennies in the slot machines and burn off some steam at Bubbles World of Fun at Marine Point.

4 – Crosby Beach

See the River Mersey from another perspective and jump on a bus to Crosby Beach to meet the Iron Men. Looking out to see these figures cast lonely shadows and love nothing more than seeing families enjoying picnics and sandcastles.

5 – Formby

Formby Beach Sand Dunes

Mix and match the sandy dunes and woodland for an adventures in Formby this summer and catch an Arriva North West Service to Freshfields. Get yourself a picnic and blanket and see how many red squirrels and wildlife you can spot before heading off to check out the sand dunes. Free, fresh air fun!

6 – Southport

Photo Credit: Visit Southport

After all that fresh air you’ll be ready for a proper dinner and fish & chips on Southport prom is the perfect way to end a fun day out. Head to The Atkinson for museum and gallery fun, whizz about on the Pleasureland fairground rides and tuck into your fish supper before recharging on the bus home!

For more inspiration on where to spend your summer days in Merseyside, click here to check out Ride and Seek from Arriva North West. All the up to date information on festivals, attractions and more.

To find out more about the Arriva network and to plan your summer days out with the family head to For regular updates on services and getting to summer events and attractions, follow @arrivanorthwest on Twitter or check out the official Facebook page here.

*This is a sponsored post


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