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The 8 Best Things to Do in Liverpool

Look no further for the culture capital of the North. Brimming with a vibrant art scene, unrivaled music heritage, and world-renowned waterfront, Liverpool has plenty of must-see sights to visit. Oh, and you won’t forget the nightlife any time soon.

The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story

Everything to know about John, Paul, George, and Ringo all under one roof. It’s an award-winning exhibition of rock and roll history, with attractions for all of the family.

Albert Dock

Albert Dock

Part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, the dock is lined with iconic architecture and packed with history. Wondering where to eat? You can grab a bite looking out over the marina.

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Perched above the city, it stands proud as an architectural masterpiece. Make sure to time your visit with one of the beautiful music concerts. People of all faiths are welcome.

Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery hosts some of Europe's best statues and paintings from the 13th century to modern day. It's one of the largest collections in England, outside of London.

Anfield Stadium

Anfield Stadium

Liverpool fan or not, a visit is a must for football fanatics. If you’re not game for a match, why not try a stadium tour? They’re family-friendly and reasonably priced.

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

Sir John Betjeman hailed it as ‘one of the great buildings of the world’ and it truly is a stunning sight. Go up The Tower to glimpse the cityscape, or take an interactive tour.

Museum of Liverpool

Museum of Liverpool

It’s one of Britain’s finest museums and worth a visit. Don’t miss the planetarium and award-winning hands-on Natural History Centre. It’s open 10:00AM – 5:00PM with free entry.

World Museum

World Museum

With thousands of exhibits, the museum is packed with insight into Earth’s history and cultures. Don’t miss one of Europe’s finest collections of Ancient Egyptian artifacts.

Planning Your Liverpool Visit

Getting Around

With Liverpool John Lennon Airport on the edge of the city, it’s easy to have a flying visit. But once you’re there, the city has plenty of public transport, whether it is by road, rail or river. For any attractions along the waterfront, hop onto a Mersey Ferries service for something different.

Where should you stay in Liverpool?

The city is brimming with hotels, apartments, hostels, and B&Bs. There’s plenty to choose from - whatever your price range - and all with that famous Scouse welcome. For somewhere with a view, why not stay in rooms overlooking The Albert Dock, close to chic restaurants and bars. No matter where you end up, you’ll be able to travel easily to all of the city’s must-see sights.

Good to know

  • Language
    English
  • Currency
    British Pound (£)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+00:00)
  • Country Code
    +44
  • Best time to visit
    The weather is best from April to September, when the days are longer and the temperatures are comfortable for sightseeing. Do pack a sweater, though, as the evenings can get chilly.

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What people are saying about Liverpool

From a supporter who remembers the stadium of the 1950's - WOW!!

Excellent - BUT the queue to try and obtain the photograph of myself and my grandson with the Champions League Cup was the the only downpoint. After the tour you don't want to wait for ever to get this as was our experience. EVENTUALLY WE GAVE UP AND LEFT! A sale lost and we were not the only ones affected. Some improvement required here.

Liverpool Football Club: Museum and Stadium Tour Reviewed by Janice, 11/05/2018

Excellence experience, and great value for money.

It a wonderful way of visiting Liverpool to get an appreciation of the rich culture. Great day out.

Brilliant day, guides very informative, great insight into the city

Liverpool city is amazing, so much history, lovely friendly people, will be back again to see the the rest next year, too much to see and do in 2 days, will make a week of it next time, one of the best short breaks I have had.

Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Reviewed by Caroline, 10/24/2018

The ferry tour was enjoyable with a very informative commentary.

Our bus tour with Chris as our guide was most enjoyable. His commentary was very informative and the comedy made the trip memorable.

The Beatles Story was brilliant with so much to see

Although the Beatles Story was brilliant the same cannot be said about the organisation of the staff when trying to gain admittance. Considering it was a Saturday there was two queues of people trying to get in with only one out of three tills in operation. Had to wait at least 20 minutes to get in and queues did not move evenly with people who arrived after us gaining admittance before us. Staff seemed overwhelmed about how many people would be attending.

Liverpool: The Beatles Story Ticket Reviewed by Keith, 10/14/2018