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Conservation village

This is a lovely place on the Dee estuary with coastal walks both sides of the village , it used to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nantwich, United Kingdom
Walk from the pub

Nice walk along the front, bright February day, you could see across to Wales. Lots of birdlife. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Parkgate, England
+44 151 336 3931
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place on the Dee estuary with coastal walks both sides of the village , it used to be a fishing port with a long quay , it is lined with interesting buildings with several pubs and restaurants. There is an ice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kennethollerhead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk along the front, bright February day, you could see across to Wales. Lots of birdlife. A few shops but mostly all apartments, gone are the little cottages where you could buy potted shrimps years ago. Free parking near Boathouse, you need to book...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chrisgale
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Downloaded the Parkgate circular walk. Very interesting. Walks along sea wall and back past golf courses and over open countrisde. Lovely to take one's dog to. Seemed to be really popular even though we went on a cold blustery January day. Parking free on Parkgate...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janet H
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

I always like going to Parkgate, just strolling along the front wondering if you'll decide to have a delicious ice cream from one of the two shops which have lots of different flavours, or if you'll visit one of the eateries and enjoy a hot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Fish and chips on the (admittedly silted up) seafront was lovely, views for miles over to North Wales was spectacular too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Graham S
Reviewed 22 November 2018 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 9 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 6 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
1  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
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6 October 2018|
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.
26 July 2018|
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.
26 July 2018|
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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