There's nothing like a trip with the family to the seaside - and come rain or shine you'll always find something to do in New Brighton.
Whether you like strolling along the promenade, eating fish and chips out the paper or enjoy watching the waves crashing against the seafront, there are so many ways to make the most of a trip to the seaside.
So have a look at this must-do list we've put together and see if you can tick them off on your next day out in New Brighton.
1. Eat ice cream at Caffe Cream
The ice cream parlour on New Brighton's Marine Point development celebrated its fifth birthday in January but has already made quite the impression scooping the UK's Best Café 2014.
All of Caffe Cream's ice cream is handmade on the premises using traditional Italian artisan production methods, milk from local farms and the very best ingredients imported from Italy.
Flavours include vanilla custard, candyfloss and mint choc chip.
2. Have fun at the fair
The open air funfair at New Brighton has a long tradition in the resort and features dodgems, small dippers, a fun house and other fun rides ideally suited to families with children aged from toddlers to 13.
Rides include the Circus Train, and the ever popular Teacups and Waltzers as well as some more white-knuckle rides for older kids. They also have an indoor children's soft play and activity centre and amusement arcade.
New Palace and Adventureland is open from 11am to 5pm during winter at weekends and during school holidays.
Entrance to the outdoor family funfair is free. Rides and activities are individually priced. There is also free parking along Fort Perch Rock and along the seafront.
New Palace and Adventureland, Marine Promenade
3. Play a round of crazy golf at Championship Adventure Golf
If you're looking to play mini golf then look no further than Championship Adventure Golf which has two 18-hole courses and is open all-year round.
Try the Championship course to have a go at holes inspired by Royal Troon, Pebble Beach, Augusta and the Belfry.
Or you can even try the Wirral landmark course which features holes based on new Brighton lido, Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton dips and New Brighton lighthouse.
4. Take in a show at Floral Pavilion
Why not take a trip to the theatre?
There's plenty of shows on over the next few months at the the Floral Pavilion including pantomimes Robin Hood and Rapunzel plus Horrible Histories and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Or for the older kids get ready to go on an adventure to Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom and party with mister maker and The Shapes.
Go to www.floralpavilion.com for more details.
Floral Pavilion, Marine Promenade, New Brighton, Wirral CH45 2JS
5. Munch popcorn at the Light Cinema
If the weather's a bit gloomy then head indoors and catch a film at the Light Cinema.
Choose from all the latest releases and it you buy a ticket for a peak weekend showing, you also get a free child's popcorn.
On Wednesdays you can see any film for just £5.75 before 6pm, plus there are bargain screenings every Saturday and Sunday including during school holidays for families between 10am and 10.30am with all tickets costing £3.
Light Cinema, Marine Point, New Brighton, CH45 2HZ
6. Visit Fort Perch Rock
Fort Perch Rock was built as a coastal defence battery during the Napoleonic period to protect the Port of Liverpool and features a museum and exhibitions.
The Fort boasts several displays, most notably The Aviation Archaeology Museum which incorporates 鈥楲uftwaffe over Merseyside鈥?and the naval front there is the Titanic/Lusitania exhibition which covers the ship鈥檚 connection with the Wirral.
In addition, and of great interest, is the HM Submarine Thetis exhibition, which opened on the 60th anniversary of the sinking of the submarine ?resulting in the tragic loss of seamen and civilian workers.
Fort Perch Rock, Marine Promenade, New Brighton - open daily 11am to 5pm
7. Play pirates on the Black Pearl
Get your long johns on and your cutlasses out and check out the Black Pearl pirate ship made entirely from driftwood on New Brighton beach.
The kids will be entertained for hours pretending to be pirates on this amazing man-made landmark.
New Brighton beach, open all year
8. Go crazy at Bubble' World of Play
Bubbles' World Of Play has a main play frame which is the largest in the UK with five levels of fun and games including ball pools and slides.
There is also a large, New York themed baby and toddler area for younger guests with padded walls and soft play items, your baby can enjoy hours of fun and stimulation in this safe environment.
There is also a sensory zone with various different sensory items from Bubbles Tubes to Ball Jugglers is designed specifically to aid the sensory development of babies.
For admission prices click here or call 0151 691 6030 for details.
Marine Point, King's Parade, Wallasey CH45 2HZ
9. Have a meal at Marine Point
If you fancy treating the family to a slap-up meal - there are plenty of restaurants to choose from at Marine Point.
From Bella Italia to Chimichanga, or grab a coffee at Costa or Starbucks or you could even head to the Hungry Horse for some pub grub.
Marine Point Retail and Leisure Park, New Brighton, CH45 2HZ
10. Play in the grass at New Brighton Dips
New Brighton 鈥榙ips鈥?are a great place for the whole family to set up their base on a sunny day. They are right on the promenade, with beaches and tourist attractions within easy walking distance. So why not set up a gazebo, bring a picnic, balls and games and you could even bring the dog.
See how many ships you can spot coming in from Liverpool bay and stay until sunset to watch the sky change colour as the sun sets across the river. If rain stops play, there are nearby indoor play areas and facilities to escape to at the new Marine Point development further up the promenade.
Kings Parade, New Brighton - open all year
11. Play at the arcade
You'll be spoiled for choice of bright, colourful amusement arcade games with a variety of machines to suit all ages including coin pushers, shooting and driving simulators, dance machines, cranes and lots more.
Bright Spot Amusement Arcade, The New Palace, Marine Parade, New Brighton, CH45 2JX
12. Sail a model boat
Head to the model boating lake to sail your own boats or watch Wallasey Model Boat Society who have scale model boats in the lake on Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays plus special event days.
King's Parade, New Brighton
13. Have a laser battle
Head to Laser Quest at Riverside Bowl in Wallasey for an action-packed indoor game for everyone for ages six and up and is a great day out for families.
Open every day 10am until late. One games starts from £6.50 up to £11.50 for three games. Call 0151 639 1238 for more information.
Marine Promenade, New Brighton
14. Take a walk to a lighthouse
The most north easterly tip of Wirral has stood out as a beacon for passing ships since the 1600s were a light was maintained on the rock face to warn sailors of the shoreline.
The lighthouse that we are now so familiar with was first built in 1827 and was then known as the Perch Rock Lighthouse. The lighthouse has not been in use since October 1, 1973, but is still maintained.
Sitting just metres away from the former war defence Fort Perch Rock, the white granite structure has become the backdrop for many holiday pictures - so why not take a walk to it?
New Brighton Lighthouse, CH45 2
15. Stroll around Vale Park
This beautifully-tended park leads on to New Brighton promenade and has great views of the Mersey.
A variety of events are held on the park bandstand throughout the summer, from traditional children鈥檚 talent show Joytime to folk and brass band concerts.
Vale Park, New Brighton, Wirral, CH45 1LZ
16. Eat fish and chips
There are plenty of places to pick up a bag of fish and chips on Marine Promenade.
There's nothing better than eating them straight from the paper and licking the salt and vinegar off your fingers!
17. Have a round of footgolf
If you love football and golf then this is a perfect combination.
Choose from nine or 18 holes and hit the ball to the hole in as few shots as possible. The average length of a footgolf course is 2,250 yards (for 18 holes) and takes around two hours to complete.
You can bring your own ball or hire a standard size 5 ball.
The course in New Brighton is close during winter but re-opens in spring and costs adults from £5 for 9 holes and under 18s £3 also for nine holes.
Kings Parade Course, New Brighton, CH45 2HZ
18. Get lost in a sea of books
There are few things as relaxing as a mooch around a secondhand bookshop, but sadly there are few of them about these days.
Literally Books, opposite New Brighton Station, in the heart of the community is packed to the gills with books on all subjects - all of them very reasonably priced.
It's like an Aladdin's cave of books - quite a small shop but rammed with them from floor to ceiling.
And you can always find something interesting or unusual and the staff are really friendly.
6 Atherton Street, New Brighton, CH45 2NY