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Hilbre Island

+44 151 625 3292
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Amazing walks at low tide.

Check the tide times and stick to the recommended routes ! A nice leisurely walk , about 7km... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Jack A
via mobile

Fab day out me my husband & 10year old son walked from Hoylake took about 25 minutes We could just... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
jayne h
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Check the tide times and stick to the recommended routes ! A nice leisurely walk , about 7km / 2hrs to the furthest island and back. Didn’t see any seals personally but keep an eye out.

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Fab day out me my husband & 10year old son walked from Hoylake took about 25 minutes We could just make out the seals on the sandbank But there are seal watch people with telescope & bioniculars there so you can see them perfectly there...More

2  Thank jayne h
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Late summer great walk with good friends in glorious sunshine. Hilbre islands are about an hours walk from West Kirby seafront, a lovely local nature reserve with seals basking just off shore. Lots of bird life chasing a shoal of fish and stunning views of...More

2  Thank B0rderers
Reviewed 24 August 2017

very nice walk especially with nice weather. make sure to go the recommended route and be careful with the tides times. great for a nice sunday afternoon!

3  Thank MrPJW
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I am writing a review after researching on going to Hilbre island and failing to find any information on where to park etc. It is simple on where to go and park. Just head to the town centre, find the big Morrison's en route to...More

2  Thank klwklw2014
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visited West Kirby and checked the tide times to see if it was safe to walk to Hilbre Islsnd. We were assured that it was quite safe and thoroughly enjoyed our walk in less than 3 hours. We saw seals in the sea and the...More

Thank stanleyedmund
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Its a long walk,but it goes quickly!2 miles one hour!You need to be reasonably fit,to face the walk back ,it looks a fair distance!Lol! There were cakes and tea ,£1 each,good value!on the island, Toilets are free! It was great fun,the sandstone is of a...More

Thank wlshdave2
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It's a good walk out - very windswept too. Make sure that you check the tide times - helpful RNLI people on hand to advise you but easy enough to google beforehand. We were lucky enough to see some seals. NB Take a flask of...More

Thank BillB_10
Reviewed 16 July 2017

walking out to Hilbre takes around an hour via Little Eye, Middle Eye, all the way to the main island being coastal it is naturally very windy on most days, so don't let the coollness of the breeze fool you on sunny days! also a...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 4 July 2017

saw a colony of seals albeit from a distance. it was wonderful - lots of oystercatchers too . cant believe its taken me so long to do this!

Thank ali1liverpool
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Sophie I
27 November 2016|
Response from JohnTripAdviser | Reviewed this property |
Some people follow the tide out, best Google ideal times as they change each day.