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Car hire in Wirral

Car hire in Wirral

Wirral is a borough in the metropolitan county of Merseyside and occupies the peninsula of the same name between the estuaries of the Dee and Mersey rivers. Offering seaside delights of its own, it is also close to a range of coastal, countryside and city attractions across north-west England and Wales.

What I need to know

There are numerous Wirral car hire firms in the various towns on the peninsula. We can compare car hire services in Wirral and find the very best one for you. With no credit card charges, 24/7 customer service and free cancellation, we can get you a great deal for your trip.

Where to pick up my car

Wirral's car rental firms have outlets in the centres of towns such as Birkenhead, Bromborough and West Wallasey, all of which are easily accessible. For those picking up a car through an airport car rental firm, the place to go is the terminal at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL).

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Where to go

Wirral has its own seaside resort at New Brighton, at the northern tip of the peninsula where the Mersey flows into the Irish Sea. It has superb beaches and plenty of traditional seaside amusements. Other attractions include the delightful Ness Botanic Gardens, just outside Neston towards the Dee and Chester.

Nearby Wirral

The bustling city of Liverpool is a short drive through the Mersey Tunnel, offering culture, maritime history and sport. Chester, just south of Wirral, is a smaller city but famous for its historic Roman walls. North Wales is also very close, with Snowdonia just over an hour's drive away.

Longer drives

Wirral is connected to the motorway network and Manchester is just 40 minutes away by car. Those wanting to see the finest scenery of northern England can reach the Peak District, Lake District and Yorkshire Dales within a couple of hours. Historic Ironbridge in Shropshire is also less than two hours away.

Eating and drinking

Wirral visitors can enjoy plenty of good food, from traditional fish and chips on New Brighton seafront to Liverpool's famous scouse stew, from which the city's inhabitants get the nickname scousers. As with anywhere in Britain, all kinds of cuisine from around the world will be easy to find.

Things to do

Wirral is a great place to go for everything from enjoying the seaside to getting into the hustle and bustle of big city life just across the Mersey in Liverpool. Football fans can watch a Tranmere Rovers game, while the Spaceport Planetarium and Spacecraft simulator in Wallasey is a great place to take youngsters.


There are many great sights to see from the Wirral, from the cityscape of Liverpool across the river to the mountains of Snowdonia on a clear day. Those crossing the Mersey can see some of the places where the Beatles sang, such as the world-famous Cavern Club, plus attractions like the Albert Dock and Maritime Museum.


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