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Birkenhead Priory

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Address: 4 Priory Street, Birkenhead CH41 5JH, England
Phone Number: 0151 647 6780
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Lovely piece of history.

Peaceful, beautiful remains of the Priory. Great views across the Mersey and into the shipyard. Those on here complaining about the views into the shipyard need to perhaps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Peaceful, beautiful remains of the Priory. Great views across the Mersey and into the shipyard. Those on here complaining about the views into the shipyard need to perhaps remember that Merseyside is famous for its docks and appreciate the monks were the first to cross the Mersey via boat so is actually pretty relevant that you get such a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

The Wirral is very proud of this attraction. I used to live down the road from it and didn't aporecuate it until I had left. Definitely worth a visit. Full of history and really interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Birkenhead Priory is a gem - yet even many local people either don't visit or don't even know it is there! An easy walk from both rail and bus stations, even closer to Woodside ferry terminal, the site is right next door to Cammel Laird shipyard and commands spectacular views of the Liverpool skyline. So why is it not more... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

What a fascinating place. Steeped in history with stunning views over the Mersey. Friendly, informative staff. As others have said 'a hidden gem.'

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This attraction is mentioned on the Mersey Ferry cruise as being some of the oldest remaining structures in Merseyside. With its commanding location providing us rivalled views of the Liverpool skyline another mersey estuary it a must for anyone interested in history. The church tower which dominates the site has been beautifully restored and presented as a permanent monument to... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

A nice historical visit at the heart of Birkenhead. Make sure you ask the staff on site for access to the HMS Conway museum whilst you are there

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

What a pleasant start to February 2015 to see The Birkenhead Priory begin to look so good now that all the hard work in the precinct is nearing completion. If you haven't visited for a while now is the time to investigate the fabulous site and take a look at the developing offer!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

popped in here to have a look having never been by before, and you would never suspect this bit of history would survive in an industrial area, very old and sadly not a lot left but what there is is worth snooping at. we went up the tower and got a great view of liverpool and you can watch the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If you can find the Priory then go. Free parking, free entry, plenty to see and volunteer guides that know their stuff. The HMS Conway chapel is a gem and, when brought to life by the volunteers who were on the ship, is fascinating. The grounds on a warm sunny day would be idillic - bit cold in winter. We... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We only happened to come across the Priory when we were dropping a lightshade back to Universal Lighting virtually next door. You would never think there would be an historic building between the industrial estate and the dockyard - definitely a hidden gem! Frank was very informative and helpful and the Chapter House has a lovely interior. Worth going up... More 

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