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Fort Perch Rock

5.6km
Marine Promenade, New Brighton, Wirral. CH45 2JU
Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton
Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton

Fort Perch Rock is a former defence installation situated at the mouth of Liverpool Bay in New Brighton. Built in the 1820s to defend the Port of Liverpool, it features an Aviation and Archeology Museum, as well as a 'Luftwaffe over Merseyside' permanent exhibition. It also hosts the Fort Perch Rocks festival.

Fort Perch Rock was built between 1825 and 1829, with the foundation stone being laid in 1826. The fort features a museum with displays including military aviation, maritime history, and the Fort Perch Rock Marine Radio Museum with exhibits of marine wireless communications devices.

Features:

No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.

Opening Times:

Open 11am-5pm Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday Mondays, daily during school holidays (please check the website for any late changes). Admission charge.

Booking:

Advance booking is not required.

Location:

Located north west of Liverpool across the River Mersey in New Brighton between Marine Lake and the River Mersey.

Getting There:

National Rail New Brighton railway station: 15 minutes walk.

Parking:

Free onsite parking available.

Fort Perch Rock, New BrightonFort Perch Rock, New Brighton
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Fort Perch Rock, Marine Promenade, New Brighton, Wirral. CH45 2JU

Last Updated Monday 20 April 2020

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