Similarly, to its Wirral neighbours, the residents of Hoylake and Meols take full advantage of their coastal home, with a focus on alfresco activities for locals to get involved in.
Hoylake Promenade is a popular place for locals to walk along, enjoy the refreshing beach air and views across to Hilbre Islands
. With Hoylake’s prime location at the mouth of the River Dee, it is the perfect spot to catch a glimpse of the local wildlife, including many birds who flock there to feed on the river banks. The Red Rocks Marsh
is also a popular place for residents to walk their dogs, with a vast beach area that is perfect for dogs to roam and explore. It is listed as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to the sand dune systems and reedbed, as well as recording migrant birds and breeding sites.
With its close proximity to the river, Hoylake has always had a close link with the water and is home to one of the oldest Royal National Lifeboat Institutions in the country. It is with volunteers from the community that Hoylake Lifeboat Station
has been able to help those in danger at sea. Locals are encouraged to volunteer and they usually host an annual Open Day in the summer to give guests a glimpse into the life of a lifeboat volunteer.
The Royal Liverpool Golf Club
is a popular place to play for those who enjoy a game of golf, in the most stunning of settings. Host to the 2014 Open, the course is a sought-after place to play, with guests stepping in the footsteps of world-famous professionals such as Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods. Guests are able to pay for an individual session and weekend sessions or apply for annual membership to the club.
There is also Hoylake Municipal Golf Club
, this is an 18 hole course which is a combination of a parkland and links course with ditches and water hazards for added difficulty.
For those who enjoy playing tennis, the Hoylake Lawn Tennis Club
offers the perfect location for some good old-fashioned competition. Take advantage of the coaching team and sign up for lessons with talented players. Also, with a junior coaching team, it is a great extracurricular activity to enrol children in.