New Brighton Beach, in the north-west corner of the Wirral peninsula offers an attractive 3/4-mile stretch of golden sand. In the summer months it is a popular destination for day-trippers.
From the beach there are striking views over the Liverpool city skyline. The beach is a good place to watch ships sailing out from the mouth of the Mersey estuary into the Irish Sea.
Beyond the marine lake is the 19th century Grade II listed Perch Rock Fort, once part of the sea-defences system. This is now home to the Aviation and Archaeology Museum which has many interesting exhibits including a section on “Luftwaffe over Merseyside”. Beyond the fort is the picturesque Perch Rock lighthouse.
Children visiting the beach will enjoy playing around the Black Pearl, a community-built driftwood boat.
The seaside resort of New Brighton has been popular since the mid-19th century. It now features a £60 million leisure development – Marine Point, with shops, restaurants, theatre and cinema.
A differente Beach
An army of iron statues look out to sea from Crosby Beach visit this surreal, haunting artwork by Antony Gormley, and explore its unique coastine. About 6 miles north of central Liverpool is Crosby beach here you’ll find the striking public artwork another place, by world famous British artist Antony Gormley.
See them for yourself in Crosby 20minutes by train from Liverpool central. Itself just over 2 hours from London by rail
Ness Botanic Gardens are situated near the city of Chester (England). The gardens have many specimen tree and flower; snowdrop walks are conducted during the flowering season.
Set in 124 acres (50ha) of gardens, this is the largest zoo in UK, with more than 600 species of animals living in near natural surroundings. In “Marmot Mania”, Children can crawl through domes in the enclosure.
Blackpool remains a unique experience despite, rather than because of, a major regeneration project on the promenade. A wall of amusement arcades, piers, bingo and fast food stalls stretches behind the sands. At night, entertainers struff under the bright lights. The town attracts thousands of visitors in september and October when illuminations line the roads for miles. Blackpool’s resort life dates back to the 18th century, but it burst into prominence when the railway arrived in 1840, allowing lancastrian workes to travel to the popular resort.
Liverpool’s waterfront by the Pier Heard, guarded by the mythical Liver Birds ( a pair of cormorants with seaweed in their beaks) on the Royal Liver Building, is one of the most easily recognized in Britain. Nearby are the ferry terminal across the River Mersey and the revitalized docklands.
The Beatles Story
In a walk – through exhibition, this museum relates the history of the Beatles’ meteoric rise to fame, from their first record, Love Me Do, through Beatles mania to their last live appearance together in 1969, and their eventual Break – up. The hits that mesmerized a generation are played throughout the Museum.