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If Birkenhead was the “engine room” of the Wirral then Prenton was where the wealthy resided. To be found close to the top of the Wirral Peninsula on a hill overlooking Birkenhead and The River Mersey this is where the people with money resided. In Anglo Saxon times much of the area was scrub and woodland until the Middle Ages. The development of the Wirral for residential use, and in particular Prenton, is closely linked to the improved transport connections with Liverpool. Most important in the development of this part of the Wirral was the inauguration of the Mersey Tunnel which gave access to the important Port of Liverpool. Not only could the wealthy of BVirkenhead live in the relative idyll of Prenton but also those wealthy people of Liverpool found a home here. In any neighbourhood where the wealthy gather there is always a demand for leisure activities and Prenton was no exception. The game of golf was, in the late 19th century, gaining popularity and by 1905 Prenton had its own golf club. Prenton today thrives as a location that offers its residents the convenience of Birkenhead and Liverpool together with the tree lined avenues where large houses and modern apartments nestle side by side.


A Parsonage & Associates
The Dental Practice


Prenton Medical Centre
Villa Medical Centre
Woodchurch Road Surgery


Tranmere Rovers FC Car Boot


Birkenhead High School GDST
Prenton Preparatory School


Blue Star


Birch Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Birkenhead Kick Boxing (Boxing)
Birkenhead North End CC/The Bike Factory (Cycling)
Birkenhead TC (Tennis)
Willaston Amateur Boxing Club (Boxing)


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Riverhill Hotel (0.55 miles)

Riverhill Hotel

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The riverhill is situated in a quiet part of oxton village, and is a privately owned hotel

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Derrin Guest House (0.81 miles)

Derrin Guest House
Derrin House is a beautifully appointed; award winning guest house situated in a quiet residential area close to the bustling town centre of Larne and the ferry terminal. Over the years; Derrin has won several ... More | visit website
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Old Greasby House (1.77 miles)

Old Greasby House
Old Greasby House is a Family Run Bed & Breakfast accommodation based in Upton Village, Wirral.

Old Greasby House also offers the perfect venue for small meetings, training workshops or private friends and family dinner parties.

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Sleep Station (1.98 miles)

Sleep Station

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With a name like ‘Sleep Station’ you might be forgiven for assuming this devised a series of boxy, identikit compounds decked out in a depressingly uniform decor of steely greys ... More

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Premier Inn Wirral (Greasby) (2.05 miles)

Premier Inn Wirral (Greasby)
Situated on the picturesque Wirral Peninsula, conveniently located within easy reach of the M53 and only 9 miles from Liverpool city centre with bus links outside the hotel running every 10 minutes. Local attractions include ... More | visit website
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Roslea Bed & Breakfast (2.17 miles)

Roslea Bed & Breakfast
Stay 5 nights and save! Why not try our self-catering holiday house accommodations in the heart of historic Derry City which boasts one of the finest walled cities in Europe. Central to all ... More | visit website
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Arkle House (2.17 miles)

Arkle House
Family run bed and breakfast. Victorian property with mature gardens, close to shops, restaurant, pub etc. The house has wireless internet connection in all rooms, and there is also a computer for guest use. All ... More | visit website
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Campanile Hotel (2.89 miles)

Campanile Hotel

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A modern, purpose-built hotel situated close to the Albert Dock Waterfront, 10 minutes walk from the lively city of Liverpool. The Hotel is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and ... More

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Malmaison Liverpool (2.96 miles)

Malmaison Liverpool

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Mal life. Think you know bars and hotels in Liverpool? Think again. The hotel as we know it is evolving. She’s beautiful and a totally different creature to your ... More

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Premier Inn Liverpool Albert Dock (2.97 miles)

In the heart of Liverpool Albert Dock, this Premier Inn makes an ideal base to explore the local surrounds. Local attractions include ACC Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool One shopping centre, Tate Art Gellery and the ... More | visit website

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