Villages near me: 13 breathtakingly beautiful hidden Merseyside gems to visit in 2024

These picturesque villages feature sweeping scenery, historic architecture and independent shops.

As the weather improves and the days grow longer, it's only natural to feel the need to get out and about again after being cooped up indoors through the dark and wet wintry months. The good news is that you don't need to travel far to enjoy some beautiful villages, rolling hills or sweeping scenery.

From Sefton’s coast to a model village in Wirral, Merseyside has some wonderful places where you can enjoy a day out with the family, get close to nature or just soak up the return of the evening sun.

To help you make the most of the coming weeks and months, we’ve compiled a list of selected places in the region, and surrounding areas, that need to go on your ‘must visit in 2024’ list. These wonderful villages feature stunning views, historic buildings and independent shops.