We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Black Pearl New Brighton

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Review Highlights
Shiver me timbers

Constructed from reclaimed wood this ship is berthed on the sand on New Brighton beach. Great play... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pete L
Wirral, United Kingdom

A work of art enjoyed by young and old alike! So much detail loved watching the children walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
north wales
Read all 337 reviews
All photos (178)
All photos (178)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pirate ship”(65 reviews)
“vale park”(40 reviews)
“drift wood”(19 reviews)
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
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
See all hours
New Brighton Beach, New Brighton, England
Improve This Listing
Reviews (337)
Filter reviews
336 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pirate ship vale park drift wood fairy village treasure chest community spirit imagination run wild kids love local artists children playing amazing piece of art all ages public art great idea hard work sunny day great fun
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 336 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

loads of new things going on round New Brighton ,for children of all ages ,Rifle Range ,bowling lazer quest ,cinema ,to name a few cafes galore ,Get the weather and you can have a fun day out for all the family ,even catch a show

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lollygreen48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Constructed from reclaimed wood this ship is berthed on the sand on New Brighton beach. Great play area for (supervised) children.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pete L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A work of art enjoyed by young and old alike! So much detail loved watching the children walking the plank they were having a blast

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kjNorthWales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great afternoon visit. Pirates wandering the sands, assorted pirate tunes playing. Sitting on a rock, eating fish and chips whilst listening to pirate tunes...What more could you want in life?!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mckluckie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shows the area off at its best it's a great local attraction in such an amazing setting with lovely views

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JW69HappyDays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting for the kids. They can even climb on board and have a wander around, not that it’s very big. Well kept by volunteers. Don’t know what will happen if there is a very high tide. It’s a novel point of interest on the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed February 15, 2019

The Black Pearl is a ship that sits on the beach at New Brighton, Wallasey next to the River Mersey. It looks like a real pirate ship, very cleverly made from driftwood and has flags and bunting on. There’s a steering wheel and a treasure...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ellie S
normano99, Owner at The Black Pearl New Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days 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 February 12, 2019 via mobile

Great day out for the kids a little bit windy sometimes but a lovely family day out right on your doorstep without the added cost is amazing. We love our little pirate adventures and I'm so.excited now we have a 2 year old to also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrsBeccieH
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Made with drift wood and rope on the beach, flags and the pirate big black flag. Great for the kids with a imagination of all ages , they could play for hours on the ship and in the sand, very good .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 810jimp
Reviewed January 18, 2019

This is a pirate ship made out of what looks like drift wood. It is very big and designed for children to swing, climb and generally play and have a good time on - and possibly the odd adult. This is clearly a summer attraction...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fulksman
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Travelodge Wallasey New Brighton
712 reviews
.57 miles away
The Grove House Hotel and Restaurant
292 reviews
1.29 miles away
Regent Maritime Hotel
146 reviews
1.44 miles away
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
4,402 reviews
1.76 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 43 nearby restaurants
Driftwood Cafe
450 reviews
.25 miles away
Remember When Wirral
475 reviews
.25 miles away
Pilot Boat
222 reviews
.33 miles away
163 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 24 nearby attractions
Vale Park
186 reviews
.25 miles away
Floral Pavilion Theatre
363 reviews
.34 miles away
Port Sunlight War Memorial
59 reviews
.76 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
July 20, 2018|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from billymaggot | Reviewed this property |
It's about 2 miles along the prom towards New Brighton
June 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from normano99 | 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
January 28, 2018|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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