Village Attractions

Port Sunlight has a wealth of attractions for you to visit during your time in the village. There are also many places to eat and to stay. You will find information about all of these venues on this page.

Port Sunlight Museum

Port Sunlight Museum,        

Port Sunlight Village Trust

23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5DX
0151 644 6466
www.portsunlightvillage.com

The Museum occupies the original girl's club building and tells the story of the founding of the village in 1888 by William Hesketh Lever, and what it was like to live and work here during its heyday.

The Museum is open daily from 10am-5pm with a small admission charge which helps towards the maintainance and conservation of the village. For more information, visit the Museum section of this website.

' tea at the museum' Tea Room

This beautifully refurbished tea room is open daily.

With a contemporary style, and offering seating for up to 40, the tea room will be an ideal stop off, for visitors to the museum.

To find out more or to discuss coach group bookings into the tea room, contact the Visitor Services team on: 0151 644 6466

Located above Port Sunlight Museum 23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral,CH62 5DX T: 0151 644 6466 E: info@portsunlightvillage.com W: www.portsunlightvillage.com


The Lyceum

The Lyceum, Port Sunlight Village Trust

Unit 1, Lyceum Building, Bridge Street, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 4UJ, 0151 644 5956

The Lyceum is one of the oldest buildings in the village and was once used as the school and church. The Trust has recently acquired part of the building which it plans to use as an extension of Port Sunlight Museum for special exhibitions, lectures, family fun activities, and community events. For more information check the News & Events section of this website.


Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool

Port Sunlight Village, Lower Road, Wirral, CH62 5EQ
0151 478 4136
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ladylever

Dedicated to the memory of his wife Elizabeth, the gallery contains the best of Lever's personal collection. It is open daily 10am - 5pm. Admission to Lady Lever Art Gallery and all National Museums Liverpool venues is FREE. The gallery's café is open daily 10am - 4.30pm serving sandwiches, snacks, main meals and desserts.


The Garden Centre

The Port Sunlight Garden Centre

The Causeway, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5DY
0151 645 6244
www.portsunlightgardens.co.uk/

The Garden Centre is on the site of the former village swimming pool. It is open 9am - 5.30pm Monday - Saturday, and 10.30am - 4.30pm on Sunday. The Sunlounge Café is open daily and serves a wide selection of hot and cold food.


Gladstone Theatre

Gladstone Theatre

Gladstone Hall, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 4XB
0151 643 8757
www.gladstonetheatre.org.uk

In 1891 William Gladstone MP officially opened Gladstone Hall as a dining and recreation room for the male workers at Lever Brothers. Today it is home to the Gladstone Theatre, an independent charitable trust whose mission it is to provide theatrical entertainment with a warm and friendly atmosphere for the residents, visitors and the wider Wirral community. A varied programme is put on each year with something to suit all tastes.


Christ Church in Port Sunlight

Christ Church

Church Drive, Port Sunlight Village, Wirral, CH62 5EF
0151 339 0801
www.ccpsurc.info

Christ Church was built as a memorial to William Hesketh Lever's parents. It was designed by architects William and Segar Owen, and remains one of the largest churches on Merseyside. Both Lord and Lady Lever are buried in the grounds. The Church itself is open to the public between Easter and October, 10am - 4pm. Admission is FREE.


Hulme Hall

Hulme Hall

Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5DH
0151 644 8797
www.hulmehall.com

Named after Lever's wife Elizabeth Ellen Hulme, Hulme Hall was originally used as the Girl's Dining Hall, seating 1,500 girls at any one time. Today, it is the home of Wirral's largest conference, banquetting and wedding centre.


Tudor Rose Tea Rooms

Tudor Rose Tea Rooms

88a Greendale Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 4XD
0151 645 1814
Originally the village Post Office, the Tudor Rose Tea Rooms opened its doors in 2007. Offering delicious cakes and pastries, lunches, and hot and cold drinks, the Tea Rooms are open daily, from 10am - 5pm.


Port Sunlight Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages, Port Sunlight Village

Port Sunlight Village Trust, 23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5DX
0151 644 4805
www.portsunlightvillage.com
Situated in the picturesque garden village of Port Sunlight are three beautifully appointed Grade II listed cottages. They have views of the famous Lady Lever Art Gallery, the rose gardens of the Diamond and the majestic village fountain and are just round the corner from Port Sunlight Museum. For information, visit the Village Trust section of this website


Leverhulme Hotel & Spa

Leverhulme Hotel & Spa

Central Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5EZ,
0151 644 6655
www.leverhulmehotel.co.uk

This stunning new boutique Hotel offers individually designed bedrooms and suites, full Spa and Conferencing facilities, and the very best in contemporary fine dining in the luxurious Paesano Restaurant. Built in 1907, the hotel was formerly a cottage hospital for Lever's soap factory workfers and their families.

 

Port Sunlight Village Social Club

Lyceum Complex, Bridge Street, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 4UJ.

The Lyceum was built in 1895 as the Village church and school. In 1902 it became the men's bowling club and was known as 'The Pavillion'. When numbers began to dwindle in the early 1990s it was turned into the Village social club. 

 

The Railway Inn

11 Bebington Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5BG
0151 641 9553
The Railway Inn pre-dates the founding of Port Sunlight and as such is the oldest building in the village. Recently refurbished, it is a family-run hostelry where people can come and relax with either an alcoholic drink or a cup of coffee. The pub hosts a variety of evening events to suit all tastes.


The Bridge Inn

The Bridge Inn

Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 4UQ
0151 645 8441
The Bridge Inn became the village pub from 1903. It retains many original features and if you wish to see the old servants quarters, the team will happily oblige. The pub has an extensive menu and special offers are available Monday - Friday. You can also stay in one of the recently refurbished bedrooms.

The Lever Club

Greendale Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 4XB

Tel: 0151 342 8305

Private members club open to all. The club has several teams, including bowls, darts and snooker, and a male voice choir. Live entertainment is held every Tuesday and Saturday. For information, contact Dave Fowler on 0151 645 5668. Added entertainment now on offer every Wednesday evening at the Lever Club with 'The Peninsula Jazzmen.


Map of Port Sunlight