Hilbre Island

Public Transport based walk with Katy Nolan & Anthony Helm.

10.5 mi


An opportunity to walk across the Dee estuary sands at low tide to some small islands off the coast of the Wirral peninsula. We will have lunch on Hilbre Island (and hopefully spot some seals) before returning to the small town of West Kirby and taking in views from the war memorial, beacon and Caldy Hill. 

Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport

We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.

09:25: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 09:37. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

09:37: Train departs for the walk start at Barlow Moor Road.

11:30: Walk starts at Barlow Moor Road.

Return from West Kirby Station.

Waypoints: Royal Liverpool golf course, West Kirby, Hilbre Island, West Kirby, Ashton Park, Grange Hill, Caldy Woods, Cubbins Green, Marine Lake


If you wish to drive to the walk start, there is a large park and ride carpark behind Hoylake station. A single ticket from West Kirby back to Hoylake is £1.80.

Toilets available at Hoylake station.

27-8-2016 09:25 27-8-2016 20:00:00 Europe/London Hilbre Island Barlow Moor Road MAD Walkers
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