Heswall has several open spaces, the largest being Heswall Dales enjoying dry, sandy heathland overlooking the River Dee and Welsh Hills and has the status of both Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Local Nature Reserve (LNR).
Other open areas also overlooking the Dee are the Beacons and Poll Hill, which is the highest point on the Wirral Peninsula. Whitfield Common, off Whitfield Lane, contains natural land as well as playing fields and tennis courts. The Puddydale is a large grassed area close to the middle of Heswall.
Heswall also enjoys Dawstone Park which was opened in 1931 and is beautifully maintained by the Friends of Dawstone Park. Notwithstanding Dawstone Park, Heswall also benefits from Hill House Park and Gardens which were the private grounds of the now known Jug & Bottle and are today lovely cared for by the Friends of Hill House Park and Gardens.
Heswall has easy access to the major motorway networks leading to nearby cities of Chester and Liverpool. Heswall is also served by the Heswall Railway Station operating on the Borderlands Line (Bidston to Wrexham Central) and there is also Heswall Bus Station.
Heswall is surrounded by high performing and very popular schools including; Heswall St. Peter’s CofE Primary School, Gayton Primary School, Barnston Primary School and Heswall Primary School.
With good quality teaching and support and positive Ofsted reports, children perform well and go on to further succession in neighbouring High Schools and Grammar Schools. What more could you want for your child’s grounding educational requirements.
Winding down after work? Then look no further. Heswall offers a thriving nightlife providing a perfect alternative to Liverpool and Chester, due to Heswall’s restaurants, bars and pubs culture. Silk Rd Restaurant, Gusto Heswall, Otto Lounge, Nova, 107 Dining Room and Paradox are just some of the places you can visit.
Heswall is home to more than 300 businesses offering a brilliant variety for your every desire, with a good mix of independent and multinational franchises such as Dominos, Subway and Costa that cater for all tastes and age groups.