Clubs - Directions

HIGHTOWN ST MARY'S

ground:
Thirlmere Road, Hightown, Liverpool L38 3RQ
telephone:
0151 929 2330
OS map ref: 108/302036
map:

route from the east:

M58 westbound to the end at Switch Island. Turn left onto A567(T) towards Litherland and then at first set of traffic lights, with a police station on the right corner, turn right. Follow the road to the right and on to traffic lights. Go straight on, through a bend, pass two pubs on the right and at traffic lights, turn right. Follow the road through a 90º left bend and on through Ince Woods. Reach a dual carriageway, and turn left at the first set of lights ('Weld Blundell' pub on right) into Orrell Hill Lane. On to a T junction ('Pheasant Inn' on left - recommended) and turn right into Moss Lane. Follow the lane along, through a left hairpin and straight on into Alt Road (DON'T follow the road right over the bridge). After 50 yards, turn left into Thirlmere Road and at the end, go along a driveway in the right corner to the car park by tennis courts.

OR

M58 westbound to exit 1 and take the road (Deyes Lane) to Maghull. Straight on, through lights over A59, pass shops on the right and at next lights, turn right onto Liverpool Road (A567). Keep to left at fork and go straight on for about 3 miles and then turn left at the 'Scarisbrick' Arms pub onto B5195. This is a country lane and goes over the Formby Moss. Go straight through and you reach the A565(T) at traffic lights by a Tesco's. Turn left. go through a roundabout and on to next traffic lights ('Weld Blundell' pub on left). Turn right into Orrell Hill Lane. On to a T junction ('Pheasant Inn' on left - recommended) and turn right into Moss Lane. Follow the lane along, through a left hairpin and straight on into Alt Road (DON'T follow the road right over the bridge). After 50 yards, turn left into Thirlmere Road and at the end, go along a driveway in the right corner to the car park by tennis courts.

OR

A580(T) East Lancashire Road westbound to M57. Right onto M57 towards Southport and on to end of motorway at Switch Island. Turn left onto A567(T) towards Litherland and then at first set of traffic lights, with a police station on the right corner, turn right. Follow the road to the right and on to traffic lights. Go straight on, through a bend, pass two pubs on the right and at traffic lights, turn right. Follow the road through a 90º left bend and on through Ince Woods. Reach a dual carriageway, and turn left at the first set of lights ('Weld Blundell' pub on right) into Orrell Hill Lane. On to a T junction ('Pheasant Inn' on left - recommended) and turn right into Moss Lane. Follow the lane along, through a left hairpin and straight on into Alt Road (DON'T follow the road right over the bridge). After 50 yards, turn left into Thirlmere Road and at the end, go along a driveway in the right corner to the car park by tennis courts.

route from the Wirral and North Wales:

Pick up the M53 towards and into the Wallasey Tunnel (£1.70 toll payable on entry). On exit pull over to the left and go up the slip road which swings left. A road joins from the right at the top. Go straight on for a short distance and then fork left at traffic lights. 50 yards after the fork, turn left into Boundary Street at traffic lights. Go on and through lights (Commercial Road), under a bridge and turn right at next lights into Derby Road (steel fence opposite). Go straight ahead, and after about 3 miles, pass the Seaforth Container base on the left. Straight on over the flyover, through several lights, pass 'Liver' pub on left corner by lights, then Merchant Taylor's school on left by lights. Straight on and at next major junction (lights), turn right following signs to Southport. Take the third exit at next roundabout and on to lights by garage on the left. Straight on and follow the road through a 90º left bend and on through Ince Woods. Reach a dual carriageway, and turn left at the first set of lights ('Weld Blundell' pub on right) into Orrell Hill Lane. On to a T junction ('Pheasant Inn' on left - recommended) and turn right into Moss Lane. Follow the lane along, through a left hairpin and straight on into Alt Road (DON'T follow the road right over the bridge). After 50 yards, turn left into Thirlmere Road and at the end, go along a driveway in the right corner to the car park by tennis courts.

route from the Wirral and North Wales (scenic route): misses out traffic on the bypass:

Pick up the M53 towards and into the Wallasey Tunnel (£1.70 toll payable on entry). On exit pull over to the left and go up the slip road which swings left. A road joins from the right at the top. Go straight on for a short distance and then fork left at traffic lights. 50 yards after the fork, turn left into Boundary Street at traffic lights. Go on and through lights (Commercial Road), under a bridge and turn right at next lights into Derby Road (steel fence opposite). Go straight ahead, and after about 3 miles, pass the Seaforth Container base on the left. Straight on over the flyover, through several lights, pass 'Liver' pub on left corner by lights, then Merchant Taylor's school on left by lights. Straight on and at next major junction (lights), turn right following signs to Southport. Take the second exit at next roundabout into Oaklands Avenue. Proceed to T junction and turn right into Little Crosby Road. Follow the road through Little Crosby village (30 mph - CAMERAS) and a 90º ¨right bend followed by a medium left into Moss Lane (by Little Crosby Church on the right). Follow lane through twists and bends passing the 'Pheasant Inn' on the right (recommended). Continue along lane, through a left hairpin and straight on into Alt Road (DON'T follow the road right over the bridge). After 50 yards, turn left into Thirlmere Road and at the end, go along a driveway in the right corner to the car park by tennis courts.