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Best Place for Sledging Wirral. #1049560
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Does anyone know if Thurstaston is still allowed ? So many new rules since mine were young.

You can't go here, go there, or pass go,.... doh


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Re: Best Place for Sledging Wirral. [Re: granny] #1049561
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Vale Park, New Brighton

This beautiful park on the edge of the Mersey is said to be a popular spot to visit in Wirral when it comes to sledging.


Dawstone Park, Heswall

When the world turns white, and the kids are clammering to go sledging, Heswall's Dawstone Park offers good hills for sledging.

Liverpool

Camp Hill, Woolton

Possibly one of the best known sledging spots in Liverpool, Camp Hill offers plenty of space and long gentle slopes which means its absolutely perfect for families.


Everton Brow

Offering panoramic views of the city and a good slope, this is always a popular choice for those wanting to hit the slopes when the snow comes.


Princes Park, Toxteth

Princes Park offers a good slope for sledging, so wrap up warm and bring your sledge along for some great family fun.

Allerton Towers

This beautiful 25 acre park offers lots of opportunity for sledging when the snow comes to Liverpool.


Holt Field, Mossley Hill

Close to Sudley House and out of the city, this is another very popular sledging spot which has slightly shorter hills than Camp Hill, but is a little steeper, meaning faster sledging.


The Best Places to Go Sledging When its Snowing in Merseyside

Here are the best places to go sledging in Wirral, St Helens, Liverpool and beyond for when the snow arrives in Merseyside.
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Enjoy some sledging fun when it snows in Merseyside
It doesn't snow often, so when it does, you will want to make the most of it. So wrap up warm and head out to some of Merseyside's fabulous sledging hotspots. Before you go, make sure you check out our tips for keeping your family safe.

Liverpool

Camp Hill, Woolton

Possibly one of the best known sledging spots in Liverpool, Camp Hill offers plenty of space and long gentle slopes which means its absolutely perfect for families.


Everton Brow

Offering panoramic views of the city and a good slope, this is always a popular choice for those wanting to hit the slopes when the snow comes.


Princes Park, Toxteth

Princes Park offers a good slope for sledging, so wrap up warm and bring your sledge along for some great family fun.

Kids sledging


Allerton Towers

This beautiful 25 acre park offers lots of opportunity for sledging when the snow comes to Liverpool.


Holt Field, Mossley Hill

Close to Sudley House and out of the city, this is another very popular sledging spot which has slightly shorter hills than Camp Hill, but is a little steeper, meaning faster sledging.

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Vale Park, New Brighton

This beautiful park on the edge of the Mersey is said to be a popular spot to visit in Wirral when it comes to sledging.


Dawstone Park, Heswall

When the world turns white, and the kids are clammering to go sledging, Heswall's Dawstone Park offers good hills for sledging.


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St Helens


Taylor Park

A place where residents flock when it snows, Taylor Park offers gentle, wide slopes, perfect for sledging.


Sherdley Park, St Helens

Sherdley Park's fabulous hills which are long and gentle make it a great place to visit when it's snowing.

Safety Tips

Sledging can be a great pastime when its snowing, but make sure you follow the following safety to keep the kids safe.

Avoid sledging in hazardous areas such as hills near roads, pavements or water.
Equally, be careful of obstructions that you could run into such as walls and trees
Young children should wear a helmet to help prevent head injuries.
Only go sledging in daylight - it's impossible to sledge safely if you can't see where you're going.
Wrap up warm, wear gloves and scarves (and a hat if a helmet is being worn.)
Sledging head first is more dangerous, so encourage children to avoid doing this.



Re: Best Place for Sledging Wirral. [Re: granny] #1049563
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By st barts and church farm in thursaston.been quite a but in australia during the test matches

Re: Best Place for Sledging Wirral. [Re: granny] #1049566
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Thanks folks. Very helpful. We've got snow here and snowing, but we pay more for brown bins, so we must be special.. yes


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Anywhere cricket is played.

Re: Best Place for Sledging Wirral. [Re: granny] #1049568
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I can't get out I'm snowed in here in Liscard raftl

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In that case, Santa may by-pass Liscard altogether, Assasin !


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Re: Best Place for Sledging Wirral. [Re: granny] #1049591
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Mersey Park in Tranmere has fairly long open slopes but tends to be on the leeward side so needs a decent snowfall.


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Re: Best Place for Sledging Wirral. [Re: granny] #1049597
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Been around Wallasey and new brighton and no snow on the ground...Granny we must be a colder bunch up here. Snow border seemed to be around Arrowe Park Hotel. Bit disappointing with all the build up about 4 inch of snow

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Yes, disappointing. It tried hard but not fast and furious. Should have gone to Wales with the Wirral Ramblers. Did you see them on the news ? Daft bats !


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Daft why? I didnt see the prog.

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Snow everywhere, the coach couldn't get up the hill, and they were determined to do their walk. Hope they didn't get cut off.


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Funnily enough, the night before one of the ramblers asked if there was a contingency plan.


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Lower part of Atherton Street was my place for sledging, now and again someone would reach the prom.


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