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My wife's bank is close to Hamilton Square I seem to visit once a week.

If you like Geogian Architecture this the place for you lots of fantastic buildings and nearby is... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
francis m
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Fair and square...

Birkenhead is an enigma. It has some beautiful parks and attractive residential streets, but the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Hamilton Quarter is a really nice area in Birkenhead. The square is surrounded on all sides by splended Georgian architecture including the grand Town Hall building ,the war memorial here is first rate,smack bang in the centre of a pretty and well kept park...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The square has lovely Georgian building and a wonderful Town Hall which is paved outside. The gardens are well kept and the colours in the summer were lovely. There is a war memorial surrounded by small memorials either side. There is plenty of benches for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Philfromcheshire
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Many historic buildings,but not much signage,so it was hard to work out what they were originally used for. Parts seemed rather run down..faded glory

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Quiet spot in what was once the busiest part of Birkenhead - it's a little bit down at heel, but the Square retains its period character.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 24 June 2018

If you like Geogian Architecture this the place for you lots of fantastic buildings and nearby is The Wilfred Owen Museum is close by. You are probably not going to believe this I have'nt found or reviewed any cafes in Birkenhead.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank francis m
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Birkenhead is an enigma. It has some beautiful parks and attractive residential streets, but the centre is, in the main, rather ugly, unattractive and run down. There are exceptions, however, and Hamilton Square is one of them. The Georgian architecture that surrounds the beautifully manicured...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I like to consider myself an adventurous traveller and when advised by Liverpudlian work colleagues to not bother getting off the Ferry at the Woodside Terminal I wasn’t having any of that, especially as I had already researched and intended to visit the hidden gem...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Eleagant square with interesting buildings and beautifully maintained gardens. Very peaceful spot in an otherwise busy place.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lynetteslatter
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A well kept gardens which incorporates the War Memorial. Lovely on a good day for a walk around or to sit around

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ulsterman
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Hamilton Square is a legacy of better times for Birkenhead. It is a beautifully laid out square of attractive buildings, including the town hall, which is a classic of its kind. A visit on a spring day is very rewarding, especially if the sun is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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19 November 2018|
Response from Leslie T | Reviewed this property |
The area centres on Hamilton Square which, although a bit tired these days, has an impressive array of listed buildings. The square itself was named after the family of the wife of Birkenhead’s famous shipbuilder, Laird.