Why doesn’t the Wirral show off its Viking heritage?

The Wirral Peninsula attracts many tourists, but few are aware of the peninsula’s rich Viking heritage.

The Visit Wirral website celebrates the area’s history and recommends places to visit, such as the Port Sunlight Museum, Birkenhead Priory and the Williamson Art Gallery, but there is little mention of Wirral’s (more…)

A look at the Wirral’s lighthouses

To protect and guide shipping along Liverpool Bay and the River Mersey throughout its seafaring history, several lighthouses have been built in the Wirral area. Three of them are still standing today: (more…)

The Wirral Loop Line track renewal explained

Linking the Wirral with Liverpool by rail, the Wirral Loop Line is built on a concrete base. Since this was built in the 1970s, it’s now over 40 years old, worn, and needs (more…)