Thornton Science Park
Cheshire, CH2 4NU

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  • FOUNDED 1840
  • MANAGED BY Merseyrail

Hooton is a village near the town of Ellesmere Port on the Wirral Penninsula and is surrounded by stunning unspoilt countryside and lush green landscapes.

Station information

Hooton Station is located on the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network with frequent trains to and from Liverpool, Chester and Ellesmere Port.
The station is staffed with team members available to assist you with any queries 15 minutes before the start of service and 15 minutes from the end of service. Should you need it, the station has a large car park, capacity for 14 bikes and is wheelchair accessible. Find out more about the station and its facilities here

Visiting Hooton

Hooton’s close proximity to Ellesmere Port means there is plenty to do, from fantastic bird watching opportunities to the teatime cafés of the Wirral Country Park, here are some things you might like to experience with a visit to Hooton:

Visit the charming Hadlow Road railway station – a Grade II listed heritage railway station museum, lovingly restored to its original 1950’s glory, the museum is located in Willaston on the Wirral Way footpath. It has an authentic ticket office and waiting room showcasing how the building would have functioned in its former days as a working railway station on the Hooton to West Kirkby branch of the Birkenhead Railway. Find out more

Wirral Walks – Hooton Station is located on the Wirral Way, a converted railway that follows the track bed of the former Birkenhead Railway route from Hooton to West Kirkby making it ideal for walkers and hikers. The route takes you through woodland and wildflowers with stunning views of the Dee Estuary and offers fantastic scenery for great days out. Find some of our favourite walks to make the most of the stunning countryside here
Fantastic railway connections and local amenities make Hooton a great choice for commuters and families alike.