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Lovely

Lovely place and not at all busy at this time of year Lots of nice buildings restaurants cafes ice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
voodoosue
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Stroll along the front

Although the tide only comes in twice a year here it is still beautiful looking over the silted up... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
revsheila
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place and not at all busy at this time of year Lots of nice buildings restaurants cafes ice cream shops but not in a tacky seaside resort way! Much more upmarket with some beautiful homes Great for bird watching. Plenty of seating areas. Nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank voodoosue
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Although the tide only comes in twice a year here it is still beautiful looking over the silted up estuary towards North Wales. A meal at the Ship and an ice-cream at Nichols are musts . If you've got time walk all the way to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank revsheila
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Visited this place on and off for 50+ years and never fail to enjoy its special tranquility and lack of overt commercialism. For the uninitiated Parkgate was a small port on the River Dee in ancient times, but as the River Dee has silted up,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mojoblue717
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is an idyllic place to visit and indeed to live. The front has ever changing views of the Welsh hills and the amenities are up to date and varied.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TommyDLB
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The "seafront" is a marsh that constantly smells of everything that is lurking around this massive cesspit. On your normal day you get a view of Wales. They recently cut some of the mess so you could walk near the wall. This is of no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

There is no longer any sea at Parkgate, unless there is a high Spring Tide! There is a lovely walk from one end of the village to the other end past a lovely Ice Cream Shop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

There is more to park gate than just awesome ice cream and scrumptious chips. There are plenty of miles to be walked and explored along the coast.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nessiiii
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at your hotel from 7th - 10th August - The most best kept secret on the Wirral I will certainly return again Ian Alcock

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank IanHughA
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A perfect seaside town, but the sea is now miles away. There are some lovely walks around here. Some good pubs and restaurants and beautiful icecream

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lizbH8756KR
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Just a beautiful place. We went for the wildlife and it certainly didnt disappoint. The seafront is full of character and the ice cream shops are sublime. I would highly recommend this little gem.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank amandabraddick
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Mojoblue717
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Response from amandabraddick | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gary my review of Parkgate was a five star review. Are you sure you have the right person.
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AustinQ14
26 July 2018|
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Response from Jo62Bloggs | Reviewed this property |
We went by car and were not aware of there being a rail station at Parkgate. Check with rail company online. Bound to be one nearby.
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AustinQ14
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Response from Roamingdolly | Reviewed this property |
I think if you get off at Neston (or Heswall) the 22 goes via Parkgate. If you have a look on the Merseytravel website you should be able to get the info there about the route operated by Avon. Hope you enjoy Parkgate... More
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