Grey Seal

Hilbre Island Walk (families only)

Location: Hilbre Island, Wirral
Fully booked
This is a popular trip for families. The group leaves the slipway at West Kirby at low tide and walks two miles across the sands to Hilbre Island.

Event details

Date

Time
10:00 to 16:00
A static map of Hilbre Island Walk (families only)

About the event

This is a popular trip for families. The group leaves the slipway at West Kirby at low tide and walks two miles across the sands to Hilbre Island. Hundreds of seals are hauled out on the sand banks of the River Dee Estuary at this time of year and can be clearly seen with the help of a telescope. Many more swim around to the end of the island where you can get closer to them. The walk is ideal for children and families and will include a seaside scavenger hunt, rock pool dipping, bird and seal watching. Not suitable for children under five due to the long distance across to the island. 

Booking

Price/donation

£5 per person

Know before you go

Mobility

People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance

Contact us

Nick Rowles
Contact number: 01948 820728