12 photos that capture the true beauty of Hilbre Island
PUBLISHED: 00:00 15 October 2016 | UPDATED: 20:45 26 January 2018
Our readers venture across the water to discover a hidden gem off the Wirral coast
Hilbre Island photography
Dusk returning from Hilbre Island by Dorinda Boag
Early Morning at Hilbre Island by Val Anderson
Hilbre Island Architecture by Samantha Danford-Jones
Hilbre Island Flowers by Danielle Booth
Hilbre Island by Bee Brittain
Hilbre Island by Ron Sutton
Looking back to Wirral from Hilbre by Danielle Booth
On our doorstep, Hilbre Island by Samantha Danford-Jones
Spring on Hilbre Island by Val Alderson
Sunset over Hilbre by Danielle Booth
Sunset walk, Hilbre Island by Kevin Lyth
The old lifeboat station hewn from the rock by Jacqueline Hesketh
Hilbre Island is part of an archipelago of three islands just off the Wirral coast at the mouth of the Dee Estuary.
Hilbre Island is a designated Local Nature Reserve and you may see a variety of wildlife including Atlantic Grey Seals, Harbour Porpoise and a wide range of bird-life and the views of the Mersey Peninsula are fantatstic.
The island can be reached on foot from West Kirby at low tide, although there are regular boat trips arranged that take around two hours. Please check tide times (or boat times) beforehand to avoided getting stranded or putting yourself in danger.
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