A COMPREHENSIVE traffic and travel plan has been put in place to help make access to Royal Liverpool as smooth as possible.
Following the guide below on how to get to the course should help ease your journey.
If you live within walking distance of the course, follow the signed pedestrian routes to enter the course at Pinfold Lane or the footpath opposite Morpeth Road. There is no access for spectators via the main entrance on Meols Drive or via Stanley Road.
Hoylake Station is a five minute walk from the entrance to the course and trains will run direct from Liverpool every 15 minutes, except for evenings and Sunday when they will run every 30 minutes.
The journey time is just 25 minutes and trains will run from 6.21am with the last train returning from Hoylake at 11.04pm.
More information on public transport in Merseyside is available by logging on to www.merseytravel.gov.uk or calling Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.
For spectators arriving by cycle, there will be supervised designated cycle parking on the municipal golf course at the parking office near to the practice range facilities.
Private hire taxis will use a signed drop off and pick up point in The Kings Gap. These taxis must be booked in advance - you will not be able to stop a private hire taxi in the street. Black cabs (hackney carriages) will be available from The Quadrant, Market Street for pick up near the course. Anyone can go to this stand and pick up a taxi without booking.
Motorists travelling to the Ricoh Women’s British Open are advised to use the designated ‘AA’ route signing. All public parking will be FREE and spectators arriving by car are advised to follow routes from the motorway network and local roads to designated parking areas located a short walking distance from the course.
The main public car park is located at Station Road in Hoylake serving spectator traffic arriving from both the north and the south between Tuesday, September 11, Friday, September 14, and spectator traffic arriving from the north only over the weekend of Saturday, September 15, and Sunday, September 16.
On the weekend of Saturday /Sunday, September 15/16, Greenbank Road in West Kirby will also operate a FREE public car park for spectator traffic arriving from the south.
A designated car park for disabled drivers will be clearly signposted.
Spectators requiring disabled passes to the course can apply in advance at www.ricohwomensbritishopen.com/disability-policy