Wirral Way

Stretching for 13.2 miles from Hooton to West Kirby, and formed from the track of the former Birkenhead railway, The Wirral Way affords views over the Dee Estuary towards Wales. It’s a popular site for walkers, hikers, cyclists, horse riders and bird watchers and home to some very well-positioned properties...

Wirral Country Park was Britain’s’ first designated country park. It opened in 1973 and covers approximately 185 acres and holds green flag status. With dramatic landscapes and abundant wildlife including badgers and butterflies, it is home to the Wirral Way.

Joining Ellesmere Port with the Wirral Peninsula, the Wirral Way takes in different terrains and offers a selection of cycling routes for keen riders. Traffic free, there are many popular walking routes and even the possibility to hop on the train on the way back for weary walkers. You can plan your visit with a series of cycling and walking routes.

The scenic nature of the Wirral Way makes it a popular haunt all year round. Taking in glorious estuary, coastline and countryside views. Parking is available at Lees Lane picnic site, Hadlow Road Station and Parkgate Old Baths site.

Work to widen the Wirral Way is ongoing and this work is due to be completed in spring 2022. The work will also benefit local property owners by providing direct and safe access to the path.

Close to the Wirral Way, and with commanding views over the Dee Estuary and Welsh Hills, Pendle Cottage, situated on the parade at Parkgate, is a charming three bedroom period property in an enviable position a hop, skip and a jump from all that Wirral Country Park and the Wirral Way have to offer.

It is close to an excellent choice of pubs and restaurants including the famous, award-winning Nicholls Ice Cream shop, which has been established for over 75 years, The Boat House, Mr Chows, Elephant Lounge and The Red Lion. The towns of Heswall and Neston are both nearby with a comprehensive range of services for everyday needs.

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