Birkenhead Priory is a unique family outing – experience the history, wonder and beauty of this 850 year old site.
Birkenhead Priory with a history including royalty, the birth of a city, and a religious life, the priory is the gateway to understanding how the Wirral grew over almost 1,000 years.
Open Wed-Fri | 12noon to 4pm
Open Sat & Sun | 10am to 4pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday, including Bank Holidays
Closed January 2017
Child friendly - families welcome!
The Chapter House is owned by the Church of England and is part of Birkenhead Priory Parish in the Diocese of Chester. The Priory Parish, which takes its name of the Priory, also includes Christ the King, Beckwith Street (previously known as St. Anne's Church). The parish covers the town centre and surrounding housing (population 11,105). Some work was carried out in the Chapel several years ago to provide a m...Find out more
A number of FREE family friendly Discovery Trails are now available on site to help you explore the Priory. You can download the website and digital trails staright onto your smart phone or tablet. The digital trails will allow you to creatively explore the site and independently investigate the 850 year old history of Birkenhead Priory.