Tips

Your guide to Liverpool

Liverpool; a lively, vibrant and cultured city in the Northern heart of England. Over the years Liverpool has become a popular tourist destination, bringing in a mixture of people looking to discover what history and beauty the city streets hold.

But with so much to see, we have put together our top tips for places to visit in Liverpool; making sure that you get to see all the greatest parts of such a wonderful city!

Before we look at what you can expect to see when you get there, first we should say just how easy it is to travel there in the first place. For international travellers coming to the city for a UK based break, Liverpool has its own airport that is well served with a variety of flights.

For those based in the UK, Liverpool can be reached by driving on one of the Motorway’s that take you to the heart of the centre or for an easy journey why not take a train? With many different connections bringing you straight into Liverpool!

Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre

williamson tunnels heritage centre liverpool

For those who love learning about the deep and dark parts of a city; Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre should appear on your list. This labyrinth of tunnels under the city offer an insight into the mind of creator and eccentric businessman Joseph Williamson who created the tunnels between 1810 and 1840. This certainly is an interesting thing to see during your time in Liverpool.

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

If you are a fan of stunning architecture then Liverpool Cathedral is definitely a must see for you. It not only has one of the largest organs in the world but also boasts a 330ft high tower with 2,500 bells. Make sure that you take the time to walk around the Cathedral to really appreciate all of the beauty of each and every corner.

Beatles tours and hot spots

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What would a visit to Liverpool be without taking in one of its biggest claims to fame. Liverpool is the proud birthplace of The Beatles and this means that for fans of the fab four there is plenty to see. Why not visit The Beatles Story in Albert Dock or perhaps relive history by heading to the (rebuilt) Cavern Club where they first played in 1961?

Albert Dock

Albert Dock

Whilst you are at Albert Dock for The Beatles Story why not take a look around this wonderfully restored dock? Not only are there a variety of beautiful Victorian buildings which have now been turned into boutiques, restaurants and apartments but there are also a whole host of museums there too including the International Slavery Museum and the Border Force National Museum too.

Walker Art Gallery

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If you are looking for a fantastic collection of art then Walker Art Gallery; one of the most popular cultural attractions in Liverpool is a place for you to go. Here you will find a work by popular artists such as Rubens, Rodin and Rembrandt as well as English sculptures and paintings too.

Leaf on Bold Street

Leaf on Bold Street

All that culture will be sure to have you working up an appetite, so when hunger calls why not pop to LEAF which can be found on Bold Street, this trendy and popular eatery is a teashop with a difference, offering soups, salads and of course a rather impressive collection of teas all ready for you to sample.

Liverpool really is a great place to visit, whether you are looking for trendsetting dining or a large chunk of culture. Just make sure you pack your walking shoes!