Hilbre Islands Local Nature Reserve

Hilbre Islands Local Nature Reserve
December 21, 2009 Mark Howard

The Hilbre Islands Local Nature Reserve is contained within the Dee Estuary on the north west coast of England.

The Dee Estuary is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a Special Protection Area, a Ramsar Site which is a Wetland of International Importance and a candidate EU Special Area of Conservation. 
The three tidal islands, Little Eye, Middle Eye and Hilbre Island and the surrounding foreshores, are the freehold property of, and managed by, the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral.

Access is from Dee Lane, West Kirby at low tide only.

NB: It is essential to check tide times before attempting to cross to the islands.

To find out more about Hilbre email the Friends of Hilbre

Call 0151 648 4371 for ranger information


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