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Sundays until 8th September
New Ferry Butterfly Park Summer Opening

12 - 4pm

Access from Howell Road, New Ferry, CH62 5BJ

New Ferry Butterfly Park is a tranquil urban nature reserve with diverse habitats supporting many species of plants, invertebrates and other wildlife.


The Butterfly Park is now open every Sunday until 8th September, including Sundays 9th and 16th June during Great Big Green Week, a nationwide celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. Please come along and see what we're doing to look after the plants and animals in the park.

Attractions include: 

Nature, history and art trails 
Plant sale 

Pond dipping 

Free entry but donations welcome. 

Much of the Butterfly Park is wheelchair accessible, although there are some areas which are not.

The park is next to Bebington train station. 

There is no car parking inside the reserve but there are bicycle racks.


Saturday 29th June
Open Garden at Poulton Hall

2 - 5pm
Poulton Hall, Poulton Road, CH63 9LN

Poulton Hall are kindly holding an Open Day in their Walled Gardens to raise awareness and funds for Wirral Wildlife and New Ferry Butterfly Park.

Enjoy a guided tour of the wild flower meadow
Have a go at hedge laying and scything
Make a newspaper pot and sow a seed to take home to nurture
Explore the eclectic mix of themed formal gardens
Be entertained by the storyteller
Find out more about spiders
Watch a bee keeping demonstration

Admission: £6 for entrance, £10 for entrance and cream tea. Entry for under 16s is free, child's cream tea costs £4.

Book your ticket for entrance to the garden:


Book on a free guided wild flower meadow tour using the links below:

2.30pm tour

3.45pm tour

Friday 13th September
Talk: 'Hilbre Bird Observatory and the Birds of Wirral'

Thornton Hough W.I. Hall, Neston Road, Thornton Hough, CH63 1JL

A talk by John Elliott.

Admission £5.

John Elliott is a member of the Hilbre Bird Observatory and the Merseyside Ringing Group. He has extensive experience of ringing birds on Hilbre, around the UK and, thanks to his daughter’s move to the Antipodes, in Western Australia as well.


His talk will look at the birds from a Wirral perspective, both geographically and historically. He is an enthusiast for ringing demonstrations and as well as at Hilbre he can be found at Ness Gardens providing public ringing demonstrations as part of the visitor experience there.

The talk will be followed by complimentary tea/coffee and homemade cake, with an opportunity to meet like-minded people.​​​​​​​​

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Saturday 29th June, 2 - 5pm

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