Things to Do in Bromborough Rake, Liverpool

There are 25 train journeys a day between Bromborough Rake and Liverpool Lime Street. On average, the trip takes 22 minutes. The cheapest ticket is £3 – £5.

On monday 22 August, Merseyrail brought back some services to the Green Lane and Bromborough Rake stations following a campaign by local disabled people. Services are currently running every 30 minutes.

1. Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is one of the UK’s most popular zoos and offers something for all the family. Whether it’s watching baby Sumatran Orangutans play or getting involved in a Giraffe Experience, there is plenty to keep everyone entertained.

You can easily spend a whole day at the zoo, with animal attractions spread over 125 acres. There are multiple habitats including the Asiatic Lion Habitat, Madagascar, Spirit of the Jaguar and Tropical Realm plus an aquarium and several award-winning gardens.

There are also a series of evening events which take place throughout the summer. The popular family evenings give you full access to the zoo with trips down the Lazy River and discoveries of the animals’ evening routine. Adult-only nights are new for 2023 allowing grown-ups to explore the zoo in a relaxed, child-free atmosphere with cocktails and special guest speakers.

2. Royal Albert Dock

Royal Albert Dock is a unique waterfront destination with world class museums, gastronomic delights, boutique shopping and iconic restaurants – all wrapped up in a Grade 1 listed historic attraction. It’s home to the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in Liverpool and offers sweeping views across the famous waterfront colonnades.

The dock is also home to a variety of bars and cafes, including Turncoat which has a gin distillery on site and serves drinks free from artificial flavors and colours. You can also dance the night away at Revolution which brings a taste of Cuba to the dockside with live music and rum cocktails.

3. Birkenhead Marina

Located in Drummoyne, Birkenhead Point is the largest outlet center in Sydney. It has more than 120 premium stores and offers scenic views of Sydney harbor. It also houses a marina and a residential complex with luxury apartments. Guests can enjoy shopping at the luxury mall and savoring delicious food at the cafes and restaurants.

The Lighthouse play gym at Birkenhead Point Outlet Center is the latest addition and features a triangle deck climb, a spiral slide, and a sphere look-out with gadgets. The facility is ideal for children between 4 and 6 years old.

To reach Bromborough Rake Station, use Moovit’s free maps and directions to find the fastest route and the best time to travel. We make getting around easier than ever before, so you can spend more time exploring everything the area has to offer.

4. Birkenhead Waterfront

When the tide is out Parkgate Beach offers visitors the chance to experience a stunning natural spectacle of a wildlife-rich marsh and promenade. At other times the area is a quiet seaside destination and perfect for family walks or cycling.

Port Sunlight Village is a picturesque model village built by Hesketh Lever for his workers. Learn about the history of the village and its founder at the museum.

Birkenhead Point Outlet Center is home to over 140 outlet stores including women’s, men’s, and children’s clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, beauty, health, and fitness items, housewares, sports goods, and more. You can also dine at the outlet center’s restaurants and cafes. Visit the website for more information.

5. Birkenhead Park

The historic c 90ha Birkenhead Park, opened in 1847, was England’s first publicly funded park. Designed by Joseph Paxton (creator of The Crystal Palace), it was a model for parks worldwide, including New York’s Central Park. There are a variety of activities and attractions to see, including a Swiss Bridge, neo-classical Grand Entrance Gateway and the lake-shaped Swiss Island.

Visitors can also learn about local transport at the Wirral Transport Museum, located nearby in Woodside. The museum features a broad range of vintage and classic vehicles.

You can reach the park by train with services from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Bromborough Rake Station, which are operated by Merseyrail Electrics. You can check out train times and prices using Rome2Rio’s travel planner.

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