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Best autumn walk of 2018

I'm disabled but determined, so I doubly made sure that I ventured out onto the sands as soon as... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Eleanor B
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Beautiful island

Have seen this island from the marina many times , now I have visited and wasn't disappointed... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I'm disabled but determined, so I doubly made sure that I ventured out onto the sands as soon as possible after high tide (3 hrs after) to ensure that the surface was still hard enough not to cause too many problems. I also made sure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eleanor B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Have seen this island from the marina many times , now I have visited and wasn't disappointed. Mother nature at her best, natural beauty that is breathtaking and if you are lucky seals playing in the sea which I didn't see but the island is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We have never been here before & I can’t believe it has taken us this long to find this lovely gem of an island. A group of 20 of us (4 adults, 4 kids & 2 dogs) set off on our adventure. All of us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 225zoel
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent walk with stunning views, just remember to be off the island three hours before high water. In the summer months the RNLI beach lifeguards are around to help you and have good advice. Great place to see seals if you walk right down to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Pablo J
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Had an enjoyable walk over to the islands in absolutely gorgeous weather. Take time to do your research, to check the tide times and to follow the recommended route. Passed little eye and middle eye before arriving at Hilbre Island. The views were amazing and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank travellinrabbit
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Hope you like walking takes for ever to get there safely, worth it though went to all the island great views great for picnic if you are lucky you will see a seal or two we didn't has a loo mine had giant spider web...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank liz s
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

great walk , and day out with the kids , take some water with you though with the weather at the moment

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Just returned from visiting hilbre island and was taken away by its pure beauty. The walk to the island itself is great as you walk across the beach to get there in some spots the going gets a bit difficult. Once on the island your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank spde83
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The Hilbre Islands are 3 tidal islands off the coast of the Wirral - accessible only when the tide is out by walking over the sands from West Kirby. Check the tide times before setting off. It's a lovely walk whatever the weather; though a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dswatts69
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We went on the boat tour around Hilbre Island today organised with Wirral Sailing Centre and it was just brilliant! Went with husband and our 8 year old son and his friend and we all loved it. saw seals swimming and bobbing up to take...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Paula S
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22 July 2018|
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Response from travellinrabbit | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how quickly you walk and how long you spend at each island on the way out there. I would say from Dee Lane to reach Hilbre Island you would be looking at around one hour, as it is slippery and wet in... More
25 January 2018|
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Response from JohnTripAdviser | Reviewed this property |
Some people follow the tide out, best Google ideal times as they change each day.