The Wirral Peninsula (commonly known as Wirral) has been inhabited since at least 7,000 BC, with evidence of prehistoric human life in the area. Since then, Wirral has been settled by the Celts, the Romans, the Britons and the Norse, providing it with its rich and illustrious history. Wirral is famed for its beautiful coastline, lush countryside, and lively towns. Packed with heritage, delicious local food, and friendly people, there is much to explore in Wirral. Here are some of the best things to do in the area.
1. Wirral Peninsula
Wirral is sandwiched between the Rivers Dee and Mersey, making it a peninsula. Wirral also has some of Britain’s best coastal scenery, with a number of walk and cycle trails for adventurous visitors. Explore Wirral’s beautiful countryside by following these trails or find a local walking group to learn about Wirral’s natural history from residents. For outdoors enthusiasts, there is the Wirral Coastal Walk, a group walk spanning 15 miles that will take you through key seaside towns. Exploring Wirral’s coastline and taking in the fantastic vistas across the water is a highlight of any trip to the region.