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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

An excellent tour for Beatles fans and for those who love 1to walk!

As long time Beatles fans, we came to Liverpool to see the City where it all began. Our guide, Patrick, was very knowledgeable, personable and had a great sense of humour. Thank you! Seeing the Cavern Club and the sights in and around Penny Lane was truly a thrill....a fabulous memory of one of our stops in England. As the tour mentions, comfortable walking shoes are a must as the majority of the 5 hour tour is on foot.

Liverpool: Ticket to Ride Tour Reviewed by Pamela, 05/04/2019

Brilliant way to get an overview of the city.

Excellent service with knowledgeable and humorous guides. No better way to orientate oneself in the city.

Liverpool: 24 Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Reviewed by John, 05/02/2019

A very pleasant cruise across the Mersey

I very much enjoyed this river cruise with an interesting stop off at a U Boat exhibition. My husband thoroughly enjoyed this. The cruise was very informative, on time and I loved the fact that Gerry Marsden’s song ‘Ferry ‘Cross the Mersey’ was played as well. I was humming this before we started the cruise! It was something I’ve always wanted to do.

Liverpool: 50-Minute Mersey River Cruise Reviewed by Margaret, 04/26/2019

Very good tour enjoyed it only remark would like guide with us to

Very good enjoyed tour very interesting Only fault was no guide to answer questions Would give you 9 out of 10 Thank you for me seeing inside Anfield

I really enjoyed my experience an would like 2 thank all your staff

I Enjoyed my experience it was memorable 4 a relatives birthday she enjoyed every moment thank you.. Carla Rice

Liverpool Football Club: Museum Ticket Reviewed by Carla, 04/21/2019