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Wallasey is on the Wirral peninsula in Merseyside and includes the seaside resort of New Brighton and the district areas of Liscard, Poulton, Egremont and Seacombe.


Get in[edit]

Map of Wallasey

By car[edit]

  • M53 motorway, junction 1

By rail[edit]

For all stations: From Liverpool Lime Street, Central or James Street, take Merseyrail's Wirral line service to New Brighton. From Chester, take the Merseyrail train to Hamilton Square, and then change for New Brighton. From Wrexham or Shotton, take the train to Bidston, then take the Liverpool-bound train and go one stop to Birkenhead North, and then take the train to New Brighton.

  • 1 Wallasey Village railway station, Leasowe Road. CH45 8PD (On the bridge between the roundabout and the road flyover). Wallasey Village railway station (Q508070) on Wikidata Wallasey Village railway station on Wikipedia
  • 2 Wallasey Grove Road railway station, Grove Road. CH45 8JX (At the junction of Grove Road and Harrison Drive.). Wallasey Grove Road railway station (Q2633126) on Wikidata Wallasey Grove Road railway station on Wikipedia
  • 3 New Brighton railway station, Atherton Street, New Brighton. CH45 2NY (From Marine Point, cross the roundabout and go up Rowson Street, then turn right at the traffic lights onto Victoria Road. After 200 metres, turn right onto Atherton Street, and the station is just opposite.). New Brighton railway station (Q2194863) on Wikidata New Brighton railway station on Wikipedia

By boat[edit]

  • 4 Seacombe ferry terminal, Victoria Place, Seacombe. CH44 6QY​​​. The Mersey Ferry terminal is quite a distance from Wallasey Village, the centre of Liscard and New Brighton, so it's useful to bring a bike or get the bus.

Get around[edit]

Frequent and reliable Merseyrail services operate between the town's stations. There is also an extensive bus network. Saveaway tickets[dead link] are valid on all public transport in Wallasey. These can be purchased at any staffed railway or bus stations in Merseyside. An "all areas" ticket is best, if intending to also travel to Liverpool, Chester, Ellesmere Port, Formby or Southport. The ticket costs about £5 per day, for off-peak use. Alternatively, a slightly cheaper "area B" ticket will cover most of Wirral.


  • 1 Seacombe Ferry, Victoria Place, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 6QY, +44 151 330-1003. Ferry terminal with cafe featuring views over the Mersey.
  • 2 Fort Perch Rock, Marine Promenade, New Brighton (4 minutes walk from New Brighton Station). A coastal defence battery built between 1825 and 1829. It was built to protect the Port of Liverpool and as a fortified lighthouse to replace the old Perch Rock Light. It was built on an area known as Black Rock and was cut off at high tide, but now coastal reclamation has made it fully accessible. Fort Perch Rock (Q5471816) on Wikidata Fort Perch Rock on Wikipedia
  • 3 Liscard Battery Gateway. Built in 1858 a part of a military fortification to defend the Mersey.
  • 4 Vale Park, Magazine Promenade, New Brighton. CH45 1LZ. Open all year, 24 hours a day. Situated alongside the promenade, the park has a popular cafe and provides a good view across the River Mersey. During summer, the park has attractive floral displays.


  • 1 Floral Pavilion Theatre, Virginia Rd, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 2LH.
  • 2 The Light, Marine Point, New Brighton, CH45 2HZ (2 minutes from New Brighton station). Cinema


  • Brass Band Concert, every Sunday from 7th June to 6th September, The Bandstand in Vale Park, New Brighton, (about 45 minutes walk from New Brighton station) CH45 1HG.



  • Stollies, 106 Wallasey Village, Wallasey CH45 3LN (Five minutes walk from Wallasey Grove Road station.), +44 151 306 0986. Much nicer food than the derby pool and portofino. Why someone is suggesting those places I will never know.
  • 1 The Seaside Cafe, 62 Marine Promenade, New Brighton. CH45 2JS (Opposite the marine lake.), +44 151 691 2991. British food.
  • 2 Portofino, 2 Union Terrace, Marine Promenade, New Brighton. CH45 2JT, +44 151 638-3444. Daily midday-10:30PM. Italian food.


  • The Derby Pool, Bay View Drive, New Brighton, CH45, +44 151 630-5370.
  • 1 The Ferry, 48 Tobin Street, Egremont. CH44 8DF (about a mile north, along the promenade, from Seacombe Ferry), +44 151 637-1674. Public house.
  • 2 The Magazine Hotel, 7 Magazine Brow. CH45 1HP (about two miles north from Seacombe Ferry, along the promenade; turn left onto Holland Road, and then turn first right onto Magazine Brow), +44 151 630-3169. Every day, midday-late evening. Public house.



As of Aug 2022, Wallesey has 4G from EE, O2 and Three, and 5G from Vodafone. Wifi is widely available in public places.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Wallasey
ChesterUpton, Moreton and Greasby  S  E  → merges with A59Liverpool via Kingsway Tunnel (toll)

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