WATCH: Stunning video reveals the true beauty of Hilbre Island

Its not often we get to see parts of Wirral from a unique angle, but this video does just that and the true beauty of Hilbre is revealed.

The video was posted to youtube by John Paterson and shows the scale and loneliness of the island when it has been cut off by the tide.

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Hilbre Island is one of 43 (unbridged) tidal islands that can be reached on foot from the mainland of Great Britain.

The islands are thought to have been occupied on and off since the Stone Age: several finds of Stone and Bronze Age items and Roman pottery items were discovered in 1926.