Events on Bidston Hill

Windmill open days. The Windmill opens to the public at 10 am on the first Saturday of every month from April to September.  Last entry is at 11:45. There is a minimum height restriction for access to the higher floors (1.06m). Children under 11 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Admission is free, but donations to the Friends of Bidston Hill are welcome. The last Windmill opening of the 2018 season will be on Saturday 15th September, during the Heritage Open Days programme. The Windmill is closed during the winter, when hibernating bats are in residence.

Volunteers are wanted to help spring clean Bidston Hill on Sunday 4th March 2018, as part of the Great British Spring Clean. Meet at Tam O’Shanter Urban Farm at 12 noon. Wear stouth clothing and footware (wellies are recommended, and gardening gloves are a good idea too).

The Wirral History and Heritage Fair takes place on Saturday 10th March, from 10am until 4pm. The venue is the Birkenhead Town Hall, Hamilton Square. The Friends of Bidston Hill will be there.

The Bidston Hill Fair will take place on Sunday 13th May (10am to 4pm), during National Mills Weekend. The Windmill will be open from 11am through 1pm, and so will the Lighthouse. There will be various other events throughout the day, including guided walks, refreshment stalls, and much more for the whole family. Watch this space for details.

Nearby, Bidston Lighthouse will open to the public every Saturday afternoon from Easter Saturday (31st March) until Saturday 1st September.  More information about Lighthouse opening times.

Free guided walks of Bidston Hill every Saturday from 11 am. Come along and enjoy the wonderful historic woodlands and monuments of Bidston Hill and Flaybrick Memorial Gardens. Walks are supported by the Friends of Bidston Hill, Friends of Flaybrick Memorial Gardens, and Tam O’Shanter Urban Farm.  Over 16s only. No dogs. Please wear sensible footwear (may be muddy or slippery). No sandals please! Download poster.


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