Childer Thornton is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, in the unitary authority Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, located in the town of Ellesmere Port between Hooton and Little Sutton.
The village has three pubs, a hotel, one school, and a garden center. Childer Thornton is exactly halfway in distance between Birkenhead and Chester and one of the pubs is named 'The Halfway House', which was a stagecoach stop between Chester and New Ferry in the 1770s. Childer Thornton's other pubs are 'The Burleydam' and 'The White Lion'. The Village Petrol Station is equipped with a charging station for electric vehicles.
Childer Thornton is in the Anglican parish of Hooton, with an attractive parish church made of local sandstone, situated just outside the village itself. It was built between 1858 and 1862, at a cost of £5,000.
The village is however servered by frequent bus services:
|1||Liverpool||Chester||Chester Zoo||Every 15 mins||First|
|2||Liverpool||Chester||Hope Farm||Every 10 mins||Arriva/First|
|811/817||Leasowe||Broughton||Birkenhead||Every 1 Hour||Cumfybus|
|359||Neston (Raby Park Road)||Ellesmere Port||Willaston (a.m.)/Ledsham Road (p.m.)||1 a.m. journey and 1 p.m. journey||Helms of Eastham|
|272||Arrowe Park||Ellesmere Port||Willaston||Hourly||Eazibus / Helms of Eastham|