Wirral

Properties and events in Wirral

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Beating the Bounds of Greasby

Mill Lane, Greasby, Cheshire, CH49 3NG
In person
Pre-booking required

Whilst bathed in late summer sunshine and surrounded by hedgerow fruits and berries, we will walk the entire perimeter of the township of Greasby, exploring the natural features which determined its course and the many clues to the lives of past

Bebington Cemetery Guided History Walk

Town Lane, Bebington, Cheshire, CH63 5JF
In person
Pre-booking required

Bebington Cemetery was opened in 1868, following a population increase.

Bidston Community Archaeology

Tam O Shanter Urban Farm, 25 Boundary Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire, CH43 7PD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Excavation of the Pig Field Site commenced in 2011 to learn about the people who lived and worked on this land.

Bidston Lighthouse

Bidston Lighthouse, Wilding Way, Bidston, Cheshire, CH43 7RA
In person
Pre-booking required

Guided tours of Bidston Lighthouse and Telegraph Station.

Bidston Observatory Artistic Research Centre Events

Bidston Observatory, Wilding Way, Bidston, Cheshire, CH43 7RA
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover an observatory that was built in 1866 Bidston Observatory on one of our guided tours.

Bidston Windmill

Bidston Hill, Vyner Road North, Bidston, Cheshire, CH43 7PD
In person
Pre-booking not required

A brick-built tower mill used for grinding corn from 1800 until 1875.

Birkenhead Park Heritage Walks

Birkenhead Park Pavilion, Park Drive, Birkenhead, Cheshire, CH41 4HY
In person
Pre-booking required

Start and Finish at Birkenhead Park Visitor Centre. Walk takes about 1½ hours.

Birkenhead Priory & St Mary's Tower

Birkenhead Priory, Priory Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, CH41 5JH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Birkenhead Priory is a nearly 900 year old Scheduled Ancient Monument and home to the oldest standing building on Merseyside. The first ferry across the Mersey began here with the Benedictine monks from 1150. Explore our Chapter

Brimstage Heritage Orchard Apple, Pear & Plum Day

The Orchard, Brimstage Hall, Brimstage Road, Wirral, Merseyside, CH63 6JA
In person
Pre-booking not required

A delightful orchard of olden-days fruits to visit see, pick and taste next to one of the oldest buildings in Wirral. It is open to visitors just a few days each year, but welcomes helpers and supporters for special events, workdays and courses.

Building of Bromborough Pool

1 The Green, Bromborough Pool, Wirral, Cheshire, CH62 4TT
In person
Pre-booking required

Autism Together will be facilitating guided and self-guided tours of Bromborough Pool Village and opening up its heritage buildings to visitors,

Byrne Avenue Baths Heritage Tours

Byrne Avenue Baths, Byrne Avenue, Rock Ferry, Cheshire, CH42 4PQ
In person
Pre-booking required

A fully guided tour of the 1930’s Art Deco style Byrne Avenue Baths begins outside this Grade II listed building with a historical and architectural background to the Baths.

Central Lodge, Birkenhead Park

27 Ashville Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire, CH41 8AU
In person
Pre-booking not required

This is a self guided tour with explanatory descriptions in each room. Central Lodge is one of the 8 gatehouses built in the early 1840s as part of the original Birkenhead Park.

Christ Church United Reformed Church, Port Sunlight

Christ Church, Church Drive, Port Sunlight, Cheshire, CH62 5EF
In person
Pre-booking not required

Picturesque garden village of Port Sunlight built end of 19th century, originally constructed by Lord Lever as a home for workers at his soap factory, Lever Brothers, which eventually became Unilever.

Costume Day at Port Sunlight Museum

Port Sunlight Museum, 23 King Georges Drive, Port Sunlight, Cheshire, CH62 5DX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us as we step back in time to 1913 to celebrate Heritage Open Day, uncovering stories of sunlight.

Dale Farm Open Day & Heswall Dales Guided Walk

51 Oldfield Road, Heswall, Cheshire, CH60 6SN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Dale Farm dates from the 1830s. It operated as a smallholding until 1973 when it was bought by Wirral Urban District Council. The original farmhouse underwent major restoration 1983-85. It acts as a centre for adults with learning and / or physical

Discovering Ancient Meols

Meols Parade,, Meols, Cheshire, CH47 7AU
In person
Pre-booking required

A mindful late summer walk at the very unique and beautiful northern end of Wirral.

Eastham Victorian Pleasure Gardens

Eastham Country Park, Ferry Road, Eastham, Wirral, Cheshire, CH62 0BH
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover Eastham Pleasure Gardens. which provided extensive attractions and entertainments for day trippers on the Liverpool to Eastham ferry from the 1840s to 1920s.

English Martyrs' Church

English Martyrs Church, St. Georges Road, Wallasey, Cheshire, CH45 6TU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Our church, listed at Grade II* by Historic England, was designed by Liverpool architect Francis Xavier Velarde. On Sunday 8th we are also hosting our annual Afternoon Tea and Reminiscence event.

Farms and Fields of Frankby

Frankby Road, Frankby, Cheshire, CH48 1QJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Farms and Fields of Frankby: Enjoy a late summer walk over one of Wirral’s best preserved ancient landscapes.

Farms and Fields of Irby

Mill Hill Road, Irby, Cheshire, CH61 4UF
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover the unassuming little dormitory town of Irby, which contains fields, hedgerows and buildings which tell us a great deal about the lives of our ancestors during the last thousand years.