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For over 70 years, from the height of the Victorian era onwards, a busy railway linked Hooton, on the main Chester-to-Birkenhead line, to West Kirby, 12 miles away at Wirral's north westerly corner.
These outstanding award winning botanic gardens overlooking the Dee Estuary contain the finest collection of rhododendron and azaleas in the Northwest.
Ness, Cheshire CH64 4AY
Central Park has three formal gardens; the two rose gardens behind Liscard Hall, and the Walled garden beside the Ranger’s Office at the end of the main drive.
Birkenhead Park was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton. His concept was to create an idealised countryside landscape of open meadows and naturalistic woodland belts.
Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 4AQ
Discover 900 years of history through an award winning museum, a spectacular 14th century Saint Christopher statue and excavated medieval ruins set in acres of managed woodland.
Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1SX
Marbury Country Park
A former residence of the Smith-Barry family, Marbury Country Park is at the heart of the Northwich Woodlands. The walks and trails take visitors through the historical landscape which includes the magnificent lime avenues and the arboretum.
Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6AT