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Interesting & Historical Facts about Hoylake

Hoylake, in Merseyside, is where, in 1690, William III (William of Orange) set sail with 10,000 men to take part in the Battle of the Boyne, in Ireland, where he was victorious against the deposed King James VII and II of Scotland, England and Ireland. James fled to France after the battle, never to return.

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Welsh Hills from West Kirby, Merseyside

West Kirby (8 Pictures) in the county of Merseyside

(1.5 miles, 2.3 km, direction S of Hoylake)

The town lies between Heswall and Hoylake, it has a nice sandy beach, a beautiful marine lake and some lovely preserved Victorian properties...

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Heswall (5 Pictures) in the county of Merseyside

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction SE of Hoylake)

Heswall, although situated on the banks of the River Dee remains very much part of Merseyside. It is fortunate to occupy a spacious area fringed by green wooded countryside, and is close to sands commencing at near-by Thurstaston...

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Liverpool (617 Pictures) a Historic City in the county of Merseyside

(8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction E of Hoylake)

From early humble origins Liverpool, over the centuries has grown and developed to become one of the most exciting cities to visit in Europe. Liverpool, rich though it is in.....

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Crosby (31 Pictures) in the county of Merseyside

(8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction NE of Hoylake)

Modern day Crosby straddles the Irish Sea, it is a mainly residential area with a coastline of sands - including the Blundell Sands, thus named for the Blundell family...

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Aintree (1 Pictures) in the county of Merseyside

(11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction NE of Hoylake)


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The Beatles Story Exhibition, Liverpool.

The Beatles Story Exhibition (8 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction E)

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Albert Dock at night, Liverpool, Merseyside.

Albert Dock (29 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction E)

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(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction E)


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Lady Lever Art Gallery (3 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.8 km, direction E)

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The Cavern Club (8 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction E)

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Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, Merseyside - July 2005

Liverpool Cathedral (19 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction E)

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Sefton Park Palm House (15 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction E)

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