Prescot, Merseyside

Merseyside is a densely populated coastal county, lots of people, spirit, humour, lots to see - from land and air.

Prescot is the area of central Merseyside that is located just north of Huyton. . It is conveniently located at Junction 2 of the M57, and is also reached via the A57 from Liverpool city centre and the A58 from Ashton-in-Makerfield (Lancashire).

Prescot is surrounded by other areas in Merseyside, including Longview, Knotty Ash, Roby, Huyton, Rainhill Stoops, Whiston, Eccleston Park, Rainhill, Thatto Heath, Eccleston, Gillar's Green, Knowsley, Croxteth, and West Derby.

Outdoor pursuits facilities in the Prescot area include Croxteth House and Country Park (to the nort-west of Prescot), Knowsley Safari Park (north of Prescot), several glof courses in the area, including those at Prescot, Netherley and West Derby, swimming and other sports facilities in Prescot itself, and Visitor Centres at nearby Rainhill and St. Helens.

Be prepared to travel to a rural area (or at least an open field such as a playing field) to take-off in a hot air balloon. Ask your local flight operator for details.

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