Ferry cross the Mersey from Birkenhead and you disembark at one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. Home to the Beatles and both Everton and Liverpool FC, it was European City of Culture in 2008 and is an ever-popular choice for city breaks. Check out the galleries and museums, or simply soak up the nightlife at Liverpool's many trendy clubs and restaurants. Whether you're looking for retail therapy, a great night out, or the big match atmosphere, it's all here.
Book hotels near Birkenhead
Book a hotel near Birkenhead and relive Beatlemania at The Beatles Story at Albert Dock, less than half a mile from our Central The Strand Hotel. Immerse yourself in the story of how four local lads reshaped pop music. Or check out the legendary Cavern Club where the Fab Four regularly performed in the early days. Within walking distance, you'll find a secret museum hidden beneath the street. The Liverpool War Museum is a labyrinth of rooms that were the nerve centre for the Battle of the Atlantic during WWII. Alternatively, learn more about the city's maritime history and view artefacts that went down with the Titanic at the Mersey Maritime Museum, less than a mile from our Central Exchange Street Hotel.
Things to do near Birkenhead
Why not take the Ferry Cross the Mersey yourself? It can be a little windy, but Gerry & The Pacemakers enjoyed it so much they wrote a song about it. Or get away from the city and enjoy a trip to the historic and picturesque walled city of Chester. Visit the famous Chester Zoo, only 5 miles from the Wirral Eastham Hotel. Home to over 7,000 animals, why not extend your stay to ensure you see them all?