Founded by Benedictine monks in 1150, Birkenhead Priory is today the oldest standing building in Merseyside. It's a relaxing place to come and enjoy views of the river and surrounding area, and there's a range of events held here throughout the year, from live music to historical re-enactments and open-air theatre. The Wirral has a range of hotels to choose from, whether you're looking for a luxurious spa hotel or prefer to stay in an affordable independent hotel or guest house.
Hotels Close to Birkenhead Priory and St. Mary's Tower
History lovers will find plenty of historic hotels and guest houses in The Wirral. Golf hotels with 24-hour fitness facilities and spa hotels offering a range of spa treatments are a great option for those who want to stay active or relax on their break, but there are also family-friendly guest houses for those who prefer more intimate surroundings. Some accommodation allows pets, for a small additional charge per night, and there are plenty of walking routes in the area that you can enjoy with your four-legged friend. Free parking is on offer at many hotels, so you can load the car up for your family holiday without worrying about finding a parking space.
Enjoy a Cultural Day Out at the Wirral's Museums and Galleries
After breakfast at your hotel, a stroll around Birkenhead Priory and St. Mary's Tower, Birkenhead's first parish church, is a great way to spend a sunny morning. There's a small museum here where you can find out more about the tower's history too. You'll find a number of museums and art galleries worth visiting in The Wirral, including Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight, the Williamson Art Gallery and Port Sunlight Museum and Garden Village, a popular spot when the sun is shining.
Affordable Hotels With Family-Friendly Amenities
Whichever type of hotel you choose to stay in, you'll find accommodation in The Wirral offers excellent value-for-money and family-friendly amenities. Even smaller, family-run guest houses are generally happy to provide cots or infant beds on request, while free WiFi is on offer at the majority of hotels, so you're always connected, for work or leisure.