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About West Kirby
Pleasant residential seaside resort set in a sheltered spot on the Dee estuary. It is one of the oldest settlements in the Wirral peninsula, and was granted a charter by William the Conqueror, although its history appears to pre-date this period.
The town lies between Heswall and Hoylake, it has a nice sandy beach, a beautiful marine lake and some lovely preserved Victorian properties. To the east lie the Grange and Caldy Hills, and a mile or so off coast lies Hilbre Island which is now a nature reserve. Although the island is cut off by a rising tide, it is possible to walk there when the tide recedes. Adjoining Thurlaston Common provides visitors with a pleasant place to picnic. Both Thurlaston and the Caldy Hills offer fine views across the Dee towards the distant Welsh hills.
Visitors will find good accommodation, plenty of shops, restaurants, inns and cafes. The town offers facilities for relaxation including several near-by golf courses. West Kirby offers excellent scope for sailing, it has its own flourishing sailing club. Sea fishing is available, as are enjoyable river trips.
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Hotels & Accommodation in West Kirby
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42 Caldy Road
West Kirby, Merseyside, England (1.0 miles, 1.6 km)
Providing panoramic views of the Dee River, 42 Caldy Road is a luxurious bed and breakfast that offers boutique style accommodation. Liverpool city centre is a 15-minute drive and the National Trust c...
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West Kirby, Merseyside, England (1.1 miles, 1.8 km, direction SE)
On the edge of the River Dee and just 15 minutes’ drive from Liverpool, this luxurious B&B offers boutique rooms with picturesque views. The National Trust coastline is less than 100 metres away....
More info and book online.. Price from £65.00
Holiday Inn Express Liverpool Hoylake
Hoylake, Merseyside, England (1.2 miles, 2.0 km, direction N)
Just 5 minutes’ walk from Hoylake’s sandy beachfront, the Holiday Inn Express Liverpool Hoylake serves Italian cuisine in the Marco Pierre White designed Marco’s Bar and Grill....
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Green Lodge Hotel by Marston's Inns
Hoylake, Merseyside, England (1.3 miles, 2.0 km, direction N)
Just 6 minutes’ walk from Hoylake Train Station, Green Lodge Hotel offers well-appointed rooms and a bar and restaurant. Part of the nationwide Marstons Inns chain, it provides free parking and Wi-F...
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Wyngate Guest House
Great Meols, Merseyside, England (2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction NE)
Wyngate Guest House is located in Great Meols, 12 km from Liverpool. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. The rooms are equipped with a flat-scr...
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|West Kirby Station||(0.3 miles, 0.4 km)|
|Hoylake Station||(1.2 miles, 1.9 km, direction N)|
|M53 Junction 2||(4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction E)|
|M53 Junction 3||(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction E)|
|Liverpool John Lennon Airport||(14.1 miles, 22.6 km, direction E)|
|Blackpool Airport||(28.5 miles, 45.9 km, direction N)|
|West Kirby to London||(182.6 miles, 293.8 km, direction SE)|