Close to picturesque beaches and just two miles from Crosby Marine Lake, St. Wilfrid’s place provides an ideal setting to enjoy the outdoors.
Nearby, residents will find the Rimrose Valley Country Park, an attractive public park which offers 2.2km of open space and natural woodlands, leading onto the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. This pretty public park is home to the Brookvale Local Nature Reserve, a site of Special Local Biological Importance, while a number of walking and cycling routes can be enjoyed by visitors throughout the year. Walton Hall Park is also nearby and benefits from a children’s play area, a fishing lake, football pitches and a 3.25km fitness trail.
Bootle Golf Course is just a mile away, offering fantastic views and well-groomed lawns, with challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Also close to home, the world-renowned Aintree racecourse (2.8 miles) hosts the prestigious Grand National, along with regular live music performances.
Active residents can take a trip to the impressive Litherland Sports Park, just a five-minute drive from St. Wilfrid’s Place, which is recognised for its status as one of the designated training camps for the 2012 Olympic Games. This impressive centre has facilities including an athletics track, cycle circuit, astro turf pitches, and fitness studio, while a number of private gyms can also be found nearby.
Liverpool city centre can be reached in under 20 minutes by car, and is home to the largest number of museums and art galleries outside of London. This cosmopolitan city boasts a long-standing reputation in the world of theatre and is home to celebrated venues such as the Everyman and Playhouse, claiming to have hosted the debut performances of several international actors.