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Great places to enjoy the snow in Liverpool and beyond


There's nothing better than drawing back the curtains to see everywhere covered in a blanket of thick white snow - there's something about this winter weather that brings out the inner child in us all!

So your next thoughts are - "Let's build a snowman!" or "Where can we go sledging?" or "Is school closed for a snow day?"

Well if you're looking for some ideas of where you can take the kids to make snow angels and make the most of the snowy weather - take a look at our list below.

You can also keep up-to-date with everything going on with the snowy weather on the Liverpool ECHO.

Sefton Park, Liverpool

Sefton Park is one of Liverpool’s most popular outdoor spots and also features the beautiful glass Palm House

Formby Beach, Sefton

If you don't mind a little sand in your shoes, then you'll love a trip to Formby Beach

Eastham Country Park, Wirral

If you want to see the River Mersey in all her glory head to Eastham Park for some spectacular views

Birkenhead Park, Wirral

It and you can see why. Birkenhead Park was the inspiration for New York's Central Park and features a Swiss bridge and even a Roman boathouse

Calderstones Park, Liverpool

Calderstones Park in Liverpool is a very popular park with huge woodlands, a lake and an adventure playground

Festival Gardens, Otterspool

Festival Gardens in Otterspool is a beautiful, calm, open space with exotic pagodas and oriental gardens, the ideal place for a relaxing stroll with the family

Crosby Beach, Sefton

You can't beat a trip to the Crosby Beach in Sefton - it's home to 100 cast iron statues which never fail to amaze

Everton Park, Liverpool

There are no views like those from the top of Everton Brow in Everton Park. Climb the steps to see Liverpool from a spectacular vantage point

Newsham Park, Liverpool

Set in 121 acres, there are plenty of places to picnic in Newsham Park in Liverpool

Royden Park, Wirral

Royden Park in Wirral has an excellent miniature railway and if you climb to the top of Thurstaston Hill there are amazing views of the River Dee estuary

Princes Park, Liverpool

You’ll find Princes Park just next door to Sefton Park and it’s just as lovely and also features a lake and children’s play areas too