The Wirral is 20 mins from Liverpool and 40 mins from Manchester. You can drive, fly, take a train, walk or cycle.




Public Transport

Closest mainline train stations are Liverpool Lime Street or Chester.  Lime Street station is closed for engineering works, so trains are terminating at Liverpool South Parkway with local train transfer in place. See

See Merseytravel for more info on the Wirral line and local buses.  

Fly to Manchester or Liverpool John Lennon Airports, both 40 mins away. 


Moments from the M53, Hillbark is  4.5 hours (not on a Friday) from London, and 40 mins from Manchester.



Taxi's are the easiest way to get around taking into consideration where the Hotel is and you can pre-book yours with a number of companies including: 

Abbey Taxis - +44 (0)151 632 5997
Argyle Satellite - +44 (0)151 201 1111
Wirral Call Back Cars - +44 (0)151 512 5222
Delta Taxis - +44 (0)151 922 7373

We highly recommend you pre-book your taxis to make sure it's there on time! 

Uber has not yet reached the Wirral, so do plan ahead.


We have selected various hotels, guest houses and b&bs in the local area. All are within 15 minutes of the venue. Where possible, we have put rooms on hold and arranged for group discounts. Mention you are attending our wedding to find out more.

We regret that rooms at Hillbark Hotel are limited to family members only.


Leverhulme Hotel
Lodge Lane
Port Sunlight Village
CH62 5EZ
0151 644 6655

15 x rooms on hold. 
£150 classic plus breakfast
£175 junior plus breakfast
£210 suite plus breakfast

Holiday Inn Hoylake
The Kings Gap,

CH47 1HE
0151 632 2073
10 x rooms available
can offer discount for group bookings

Thornton Hall Hotel
Thornton Hough

CH63 1JF
0151 336 3938
10 x rooms available
Prices start from £271.12 based on 2 x adults 2 x nights

Peel Hey
Frankby Road
CH48 1PP
0151 677 9077

Leasowe Castle
Leasowe Road,
CH46 3RF
0151 606 9191


Herons Well Holiday Cottage
3 Lanes End Farm
West Kirkby
CH48 1PT
0151 625 1401
Sleeps 6
£675 Price based on Friday - Monday (plus security bond £200 to be returned on departure)

Merebrook House
Thornton Common Road
Thornton Hough
CH63 0LU
077 1318 9949


The Wirral is a beautiful peninsula skirted on one side by the River Dee and Wales, and on the other the Mersey and Liverpool.



West kirby beach

With superb views of Wales across the River Dee, West Kirby beach stretches for miles along the west coast of the Wirral. Perfect for kids, a picnic, or lunch at Sheldrakes.

Historic chester

Wirral is 25 minutes from the ancient roman market town of Chester, with a stunning cathedral and superb arcades of jewelry and antiques shops. It is noted as one of the best-preserved walled towns in England.

Port sunlight

A village founded by Victorian Soap magnate Lord Lever in 1888 to house factory worker making the famous Sunlight Soap. This stunning tudor town hosts the wonderful Lady Lever Art Gallery and gorgeous parkland.