Opening hours

  • visitor centre open 10am to 4.45pm, 7 days a week (closed 25 to 29 December)
  • no overnight parking or camping permitted

Things to do

  • Wirral Way – 12 mile long combined walking and cycle route with separate horse riding route
  • self-guided trails - maps available from visitor centre
  • enjoy a picnic or BBQ overlooking the Dee Estuary
  • walk on the beach
  • ranger-led events programme
  • visit as a school group or organised party


Call 0151 648 4371 to find out about volunteering opportunities at Wirral Country Park.

Reasons to visit

A Green Flag award winner, this was the first designated Country Park in Britain. You can see magnificent views of migratory birds over the River Dee, walk on Thurstaston Beach or have a barbecue or picnic in the grasslands. You can also enjoy the quiet of the inland Wirral Way, where you can walk or cycle its twelve mile length.

Wirral Country Park has received a certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor.


  • picnic areas
  • bike hire (pre-booking advisable)
  • café
  • enclosed BBQ area – call to book
  • visitor centre
  • green shop
  • exhibition areas
  • bird hide
  • information desk
  • toilets
  • baby changing
  • breast feeding friendly registered
  • paid car parking
  • free coach parking
  • group camp site
  • events field for hire
  • touring caravan site – tel: 0151 648 5228

Related information

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Wirral Country Park
Wirral Country Park Visitor Centre
Station Road
CH61 0HN

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Telephone: 0151 648 4371
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