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River Mersey

From Liverpool Bay to Warrington is the River Mersey, flowing in between the counties of Lancashire and Cheshire.

River Mersey Map

Facts & Stats

39.5 miles

(67km)

Navigable length of the River Mersey.

1086

The Domesday Book

The first recording of ferry services along the river Mersey between Seacombe and the Pool.

1905

The Widnes-Runcorn Transporter Bridge

The first and largest bridge in the world to be built that could transport vehicles across the river with a moving platform.