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Directions to Knowsley Safari
Knowsley Safari Postcode: L34 4AN
*We have put some measures in place to keep all of our visitors safe when visiting the Safari. So, you will need to book a time slot for your visit and arrive within your allocated time. This means we can control the number of visitors in the Safari at any one time and ensure you can stick to social distancing guidelines during your visit.
If you’re planning your day out to Knowsley Safari, you’ll be glad to know that it’s clearly signposted on the M57 and easy to find. Most people visit by car to enjoy the Safari Drive in the comfort of their own vehicle. But, you don’t need to have your own car to enjoy the full safari experience.
Where is Knowsley Safari?
Knowsley Safari is in Prescot, Merseyside, on the A58 bypass. We are just off the M57, less than 30 minutes away from Liverpool and just 45 minutes away from Manchester.
So, if you are planning your route on Google Maps or using a Sat Nav, our address is:
Do I need a car to get to Knowsley Safari?
Absolutely not! We know that not everyone drives so we’ve made sure that it’s accessible for all. There are great transport links nearby so it’s easy to visit Knowsley Safari from Liverpool and beyond. You can even walk to the safari from Prescot town centre. Sadly our baboon bus is off for the time being due to covid-19 restrictions, however, the Foot Safari is accessible to everyone.
How do I get to Knowsley Safari?
If you’re looking for Knowsley Safari directions, this will obviously differ slightly, depending on how you plan to travel. So, we’ve looked at all modes of transport to help you locate the safari, no matter how you travel.
Travelling by car is simple as the Safari is clearly signposted. From M62, exit at junction 6 to join the M57. When you are on the M57, exit at junction 2. When you reach the roundabout, simply follow the brown signs to the safari.
If you are using a Sat Nav, enter the postcode L34 4AN
If you are travelling by public transport, take a short taxi ride to Knowsley Safari from the local transport hubs. Although the safari is accessible by foot, we know that some people would prefer to reach us sooner or may not be able to make the walk before a busy day ahead. If you require a wheelchair accessible taxi, you should book in advance.
We recommend the following local taxi firms:
Britannia: 0151 289 2000
All Black Cabs: 0151 430 9555
If you’re making your way from Prescot Town Centre, there is now a pedestrian footpath taking you right to our front gates. This means you can safely cross the busy A58 from Knowsley Park Lane and arrive for your adventure.
Taking the bus to Knowsley Safari is a breeze. If you arrive at Prescot Bus Station, simply walk or take a taxi to Knowsley Safari.
Alternatively, the Peoples Knowsley Safari bus runs on selected days throughout the school holidays. Hop in the 530 Safari Xpress from Liverpool City Centre and enjoy the Safari Drive from the comfort of the bus. The Safari Xpress will even take you back to Liverpool City Centre when the day is over.
Prescot train station is only a few minutes taxi ride from Knowsley Safari, or you can make the walk in less than half an hour. Trains arrive at Prescot Station from Liverpool Lime Street every 30 mins.
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Knowsley Safari is open all year round, with opening days and times vary depending on the season and school holidays. However, it’s always easy to get to and you can enjoy a day out with the whole family.