Wild Shore New Brighton

“A lot of fun to be had, on the water.” - VisitEngland Assessor


Wallasey, Merseyside

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Located on the famous Marine Lake at New Brighton's seafront, Wild Shore New Brighton is a water-based 'adventure hub', offering dynamic and adrenaline-charged outdoor activities. The Aqua Park is a floating playground that's a lot of fun, or you could try wakeboarding, which if you don't know, is like water-skiing, but without a boat. There's also paddle boarding and pedaloes. Wild Shore is great for all ages, and good for families, groups or team-building.

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Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
Wild Shore New Brighton
Marine Lake, New Brighton, WALLASEY, Merseyside, CH45 2PB


  • Parking nearby
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Access ramp to dock, lift access to reception and accessible toilet upstairs in building, accessible toilet downstairs in building.
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Opening Times: Spring: weekends and selected week days, 10am til dusk Summer: 7 days a week, 10am - 6pm Autumn: weekends and selected week days, 10am til dusk

About the area

Discover Merseyside

A metropolitan county on the River Mersey, with Liverpool as its administrative centre, Merseyside incorporates the towns of Bootle, Birkenhead, St Helena, Wallasey, and Southport. In the 19th century, Liverpool was England’s second greatest port, and the area has been affected by urban deprivation and unemployment. 

When the port of Chester silted up in medieval times, Liverpool took up the slack. The first dock was built in 1715 and the port came to prominence with the slave trade. Following abolition, the port grew to a seven-mile stretch of docks, busy with cargoes of cotton, tobacco and sugar and the huge wave of emigration from Europe to the New World in the 19th and 20th centuries. In its turn, immigration brought an influx of people to Merseyside to join its expanding population, including many from Ireland fleeing the potato famines. In the second half of the 20th century, accessible air travel brought an end to the era of the ocean-going liners. Meanwhile, trade with Europe was picked up by the southeastern ports. Merseyside’s population dwindled, but it remains one of Britain’s most vibrant and interesting areas.

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