Things to do in Prescot – our top 5 recommendations


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Just 8 miles east of Liverpool City Centre, Prescot is packed full of plenty of ways to spend your weekend. From stately homes to safaris, here are our top 5 favourite things to do in and around Prescot.

Stadt Moers Park

Covering more than 220 acres of land, you can spend hours exploring Stadt Moers Park’s woodland, meadows and ponds. Whether you choose to enjoy it by foot or bike, this public park is well worth a visit. And it’s great for the whole family, too.

Prescot Museum

Are you a history buff? Spend the day indulging your curiosity and learning about the local area at Prescot Museum. A traditional museum set within a contemporary space, here you can view a whole host of historically significant local artifacts and displays.

Knowsley Safari

Why not spend the day mingling with monkeys and getting up-close-and-personal with prides of lions at Knowsley Safari? This family favourite is sure to keep everyone entertained for hours, with plenty of amazing animals to see and lots of amusement rides to enjoy. What’s more, you could combine your trip with a visit to our Rosaline Gardens development, less than a 5 minute drive away.

Station Coffee House

Situated in the historic former stationmaster’s house by Prescot station, the Station Coffee House is the perfect place to grab breakfast. Serving fresh, local produce, their tasty dishes reflect the best that the North East has to offer. No trip to Prescot is complete without swinging by this local institution.

Knowsley Hall 

Britain’s only 5* gold rated stately home, Knowsley Hall is set in 2500 acres of stunning private land. Home to the Earl of Derby since 1385, it hosts a range of events throughout the year, from activity days to exhibitions. There’s also the opportunity to take a guided tour around the breathtaking grounds. Afterwards, why not treat yourself to an afternoon tea on-site?

Enjoy getting to know the area or plan your next move to Prescot today.