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The Black Pearl New Brighton

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Brilliant !!!

We walk along the promenade at New Brighton regularly and always stop to admire the Black Pearl... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kennethollerhead
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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Pirates and gunpowder

How can you fail not to be entertained by The Black Pearl, gunpowder and pirates along with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray H
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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The Black Pearl is an interactive artwork to be enjoyed by all age groups it has been created and maintained by a small group of pasionate pirates. Allow your imagination to soar or just absorb the work and detail in the carefully selected driftwood...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

The Black Pearl was built by a dedicated artist and his friends. People took up the idea of a rickety driftwood boat of the imagination. It has since been swept away (ending up in Crosby at the feet of an Anthony Gormley statue - opposite...More

6  Thank Spikenboris
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a place for younger children with an imagination and a sunny visit while you are visiting other attractions in the area. The sand is of good quality near the feature, so ona sunny day, it's a good spot for sand castle building aswell....More

1  Thank Philip K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walk along the promenade at New Brighton regularly and always stop to admire the Black Pearl which constantly changes . It is constructed from driftwood and occasionally gets destroyed by storms and high tides , but is always rebuilt .It is a really popular...More

Thank kennethollerhead
Norman O, Pirate at The Black Pearl New Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review, so glad you and enjoyed it. These positive reviews go a long way to keeping us on the top spot for local attractions on TripAdvisor.

Reviewed 1 week ago

How can you fail not to be entertained by The Black Pearl, gunpowder and pirates along with a firework display?

Thank Ray H
Norman O, Pirate at The Black Pearl New Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you've had a good day on The Black Pearl, we love to get positive feedback.Hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great for the little ones to pretend to be pirates and play on the beach. It’s free of charge and very close the the restaurants in newbrighton.

Thank Sue M
Norman O, Pirate at The Black Pearl New Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you've had a good day on The Black Pearl, we love to get positive feedback.Hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This man made ship is a fantastic place for the children to Play and use their imagination. Fabulous place for an hour or Two. Mine played pirates, some children were dressed as pirates Wear clothes and shoes you won’t mind getting grubby.

Thank fatfaced
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The black pearl is on if them things that isn't anything really special but at the same time it is. So unique and possibly under rated. If you are in the area then you should go

Thank 490zoeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great shipwreck for kids and adults to explore and play on, every time we go we see something new. At the side of the wreck is an octopus made from the rope what is used to tie up ships, they are the...More

Thank chrismac552017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great piece of art in wood on the river mersey path between New Brighton and Wallersey . So go for a stroll along the mersey and stop for 10 mins at the sculpture and grab some shots . really good .

Thank ptrabant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something worth stopping off at whilst walking along the prom. Ideal for the kids to play around on.

Thank CheshireladChester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely craftsmanship and great to see. Must be heaven for children. Great photo opportunity. Good to see natural materials being used in such a creative way.

Thank Nimmy37
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Poped out to do a bit of geocaching and found this place . Had seen from the river whilst at work but been on a boat ment i couldnt pop over lol found the ship to be interesting and the kids loved it thanks to...More

Thank Richard T
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sanmonty
21 July 2018|
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Response from billymaggot | Reviewed this property |
It's about 2 miles along the prom towards New Brighton
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iawn2018
1 July 2018|
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Response from Norman O | Property representative |
Yes its ok to use barbecues on the beach but it is imperative they are carefully disposed of and kept away from the boat. We have found some people bury them in the sand where they remain hot and there are alot of young... More
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skiingsoldeu1
28 January 2018|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Yes walk in the direction towards birkenhead along the promenade after the pavilion theatre & it's on your left. There is a lot of fun things to look at for children along that promenade too hidden in the pavement etc & a... More
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