Basingwerk Abbey (Welsh: Abaty Dinas Basing) is a Grade I listed ruined abbey near Holywell, Flintshire, Wales. The abbey, which was founded in the 12th century, belonged to the Order of Cistercians. It maintained significant lands in the English county of Derbyshire.
Bidston is a village, a parish and a suburb of Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, in the modern county of Merseyside. The area is a mixture of the well-preserved Bidston Village, Bidston Hill, a modern housing estate, and the Bidston Moss nature reserve, industrial estate and retail park.
Wallasey Central Park Partnership works in partnership with Wirral Council to ensure that the park is well maintained and preserved for future generations. Find out more about the Wallasey Central Park Partnership and the volunteering opportunities that they offer.
Commander-in-Chief, Western Approaches was the commander of a major operational command of the Royal Navy during World War II. The admiral commanding, and his forces, sometimes informally known as 'Western Approaches Command,' were responsible for the safety of British shipping in the Western Approaches.
Eastham Country Park or often referred to as Eastham Ferry is located in Eastham, Wirral. The park is situated next to the River Mersey and covers an area of 100 acres (40 ha). Facilities at the park include a visitor information centre, tea garden and picnic areas.
On Mann Island, near to the Port of Liverpool and George’s Dock Building is a squarish, rather squat looking, brick Victorian building that looks somewhat out of place next to the black glass façades of the Longitude and Latitude buildings (pic 1).
Birkenhead Market was first established on what is now the site of Birkenhead Town Hall, between Chester Street and Hamilton Street, on 10 July 1835. An increase in the town's population by 1841 led to the opening on 11 July 1845 of a much expanded market on a larger site nearby.
Hilbre Island's name derives from the dedication of a medieval chapel built on the island to St. Hildeburgh, an Anglo-Saxon holy woman, after which it became known as Hildeburgheye or Hildeburgh's island. Hildeburgh is said to have lived on Hilbre Island in the 7th century as an anchorite.
Mattel Play! Liverpool. Interactive themed days out with adventure and soft play for Merseyside kids and families based around Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam. Liverpool. Interactive themed days out with adventure and soft play for Merseyside kids and families based around Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam.
The Memorial to the Engine Room Heroes of the Titanic is a granite monument located on St. Nicholas Place, at the Pier Head, in Liverpool, England. The city of Liverpool is strongly associated with the ill-fated liner that sank on 15 April 1912, after striking an iceberg in the North Atlantic with the loss of some 1,517 lives.
Homepage of Merseyside Maritime Museum, part of the National Museums Liverpool group based in the Albert Dock on the banks of the River Mersey. The museum and its collections focus on the port of Liverpool, with highlights including the Titanic, Lusitania and Forgotten Empress gallery.
In return, many leading lights of contemporary British music, including Stanford, Parry, Corder, Mackenzie and Elgar, came to New Brighton to conduct and perform, and the New Brighton orchestra became nationally respected for the remaining period of Bantock's tenure.
By train: The park is next to Bebington Station on the Merseyrail Liverpool-Birkenhead-Chester Line. Cross to the southbound platform if necessary (tunnel under tracks), exit by the gateway to the car park, and walk left to the north end of the car park. The Butterfly Park is just to your right through the gates.
The North Wirral Coastal Park follows the route of the coastline between Dove Point at Meols and the Kings Parade at New Brighton.At four miles in length and 200 acres in area, the park provides a wide variety of recreational activities, Including:cyclingpicnickingwalkingjoggingball gamesbird watchinghorse ridingA leaflet with more information ...
Two road tunnels, the Queensway road tunnel from Birkenhead, and the Kingsway road tunnel from Wallasey, run underneath the River Mersey and connect the town to Liverpool. Maritime. Birkenhead's dock system is part of the Port of Liverpool, operated by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Company under the ownership of The Peel Group.
Today the Royal Liver Building is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the city of Liverpool and is home to two fabled Liver Birds that watch over the city and the sea. Legend has it that were these two birds to fly away, then the city would cease to exist.
Opening hours park open dawn till dusk all year round visitor centre open no overnight parking or camping permitted Things to do walk in the woods and heathland enjoy a picnic visit the walled garden ranger-led events programme take a ride on the miniature railways visit as a school group or organised party woodland and heathland walk
Speke, Merseyside Town of Speke, Merseyside. Speke is located in Liverpool, England. One of the town's attractions is Speke Hall, a Tudor wood framed house open to the public. Speke also has a large and popular retail park, The New Mersey Retail Park.
An iconic statue of the Fab Four, in their hometown. The Beatles Statue arrived on Liverpool's Waterfront in December 2015. Donated by the famous Cavern Club, the placement of the statue coincides with the 50 year anniversary of the band's last gig played in Liverpool, at the Liverpool Empire Theatre.
The Beatles are one of Liverpool’s most famous exports, and it is hard to visit the city without seeing the influence of the band. The Beatles Story museum seeks to share the story of the Beatles with members of the public. Despite being open for over 25 years, the museum still gets around 300,000 visitors every year.
The Piermaster's House - a 1940s wartime house. The Piermaster’s House, 9 Albert Parade, was originally built in 1852 for the piermaster and his family. The piermaster was responsible for ensuring the safe passage of ships entering and leaving the dock at high tide.
The Queen Victoria Monument stands in the centre of Hamilton Square, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside, England. It is in the form of an Eleanor cross. The memorial was designed by Edmund Kirby, and was unveiled in 1905. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.