Guided Tours

Free, no booking required

Discover more on a Priory tour!

Learn all about the black monks of Birkenhead, the first “ferrry cross the Mersey” service from 1150 to 1536 and explore our beautiful, original buildings and ruins. You can also climb St Mary’s Tower for spectacular views of the Liverpool waterfont, Cammell Laird’s shipyards and the surrounding area.

Timed tours are available at:

WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY: 1.30pm and 2.30pm

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 11.00am, 1.00pm and 2.00pm.


Last entry to the Birkenhead Priory site is 4.30pm. Closes 5.00pm.

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