Location County Country
Perch Rock Fort and Lighthouse Merseyside England

DescriptionEsplanade on the Wirral with many photo opportunities.
What to ShootShoot the fort and the lighthouse with rocky pools in the foreground.
What to TakeTake some ND and graduated filters to control contrast and to allow long exposures which look particularly good here. The fort makes a great panoramic, if you enjoy stitching.
ParkingThere is parking, albeit paying, all around the fort area.
Best TimesShoot here at sunrise or sunset, especially when the tide is receding around 2 hours after high-tide and the sand is clean and unmarked and the large rock pools become accessible.
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Well known artists working at this location

Photographer Website
Peter Watson www.peterwatson-photographer.com
Mark Setchell www.thesetchells.com

Sunrise and Sunset times for next 12 months

Date Sunrise (Bearing) Sunset (Bearing)
14-Jun-2017 03:43 (49°) 20:42 (311°)
14-Jul-2017 04:02 (52°) 20:34 (308°)
14-Aug-2017 04:51 (65°) 19:43 (294°)
14-Sep-2017 05:45 (83°) 18:31 (276°)
14-Oct-2017 06:38 (102°) 17:18 (258°)
14-Nov-2017 07:36 (119°) 16:17 (241°)
14-Dec-2017 08:21 (128°) 15:53 (232°)
14-Jan-2018 08:21 (125°) 16:22 (236°)
14-Feb-2018 07:33 (110°) 17:20 (250°)
14-Mar-2018 06:29 (93°) 18:14 (267°)
14-Apr-2018 05:14 (74°) 19:11 (286°)
14-May-2018 04:13 (58°) 20:04 (302°)

N.B. Times are shown in GMT/UTC, so sunrise & sunset will be an hour later during British Summer Time (late March to late October).

Tide Information - courtesy of UK National Oceanography Centre

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Weather Information - courtesy of UK Met Office

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Further information about this location

Name Website
Perch Rock (Wikipedia) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Brighton,_Merseyside

Accommodation and Refreshment

Name Type Distance (miles) Website Phone

Grove House Hotel

Grove Rd


CH45 3HF

Hotel 1.4 www.thegrovehouse.co.uk +44 151 639 3947

Hollins Hey Hotel

191 Victoria Rd

New Brighton

CH45 0JY

Hotel 0.7 www.hollinsheyhotel.co.uk +44 151 6911171

The Sherwood Guest House

55 Wellington Rd

New Brighton

CH45 2ND

BnB 0.7 www.sherwoodguesthouse.com +44 151 6395198

Please mention the Tripod Holes website when contacting the establishments above.


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