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  • Liverpool: City and Beatles Open Top Bus Tour

    1. Liverpool: City and Beatles Open Top Bus Tour

    Hop aboard the open-top bus tour of Liverpool and The Beatles. You will hear about the social history of the city and where the Beatles were born and raised, stayed, and played. See all the city’s historic sights, including the Unesco World Heritage waterfront and the 2 magnificent Cathedrals, before being whisked off to the leafy suburbs of south Liverpool, home of the Fab Four. You will make 2 stops. The first at Penny Lane and the second at Strawberry Field, where you can leave the bus for a priceless photo opportunity. Then you'll go to the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, before traveling back towards the city where you will hear all about the great River Mersey. Once you have completed the City and Beatles tour, use your ticket to join the hop-on hop-off city tour. With a pre-recorded commentary you'll be taken through the historical landmarks and attractions in...

    A very enjoyable tour with our driver Tony and guide Chris who was very knowledgable about Liverpool and the Beatles, he kept everyone entertained with his jokes, singing and playing the banjo, it was a wonderful experience for a first visit to Liverpool

  • Liverpool: Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour

    2. Liverpool: Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour

    Explore the historic UNESCO Mercantile Maritime City, taking in the stunning architecture of Liverpool on this entertaining tour of the city's top attractions and historic landmarks. Hop aboard the open-top bus at the Royal Albert Dock, and take a seat on the top deck for the best views.  You will learn about all of Liverpool's major sights, including The Royal Albert Dock, the iconic waterfront, and the world-famous Cavern Club. You will also hear about the World Museum, both of the magnificent cathedrals, the Philharmonic Dining Rooms, China Town and much more. The complete tour takes about 50 minutes and returns back to its original starting point at the Royal Albert Dock. You will also have access to exclusive offers throughout the city, including a free glass of bubbly at the Philharmonic Dining Rooms.

    This trip was fantastic it was a great way to see Liverpool and learn more about the Beatles. Tony the tour guide is very knowledgeable and passionate about Liverpool & the Beatles and his humour and good character also made this trip really enjoyable and fun.

  • Liverpool: Private 2-Hour Beatles Tour in a Mercedes

    3. Liverpool: Private 2-Hour Beatles Tour in a Mercedes

    Discover the birthplace of the Beatles and travel in luxury with the help of an expert on this private tour of Liverpool city center. Take a short walk along Mathew Street and visit the famous Cavern Club before heading to the city center, passing The Beatles' schools and colleges, and the exterior of the houses they grew up in. Sit back and relax in your luxury V-class Mercedes as you drive to Penny Lane and the world's largest cathedral. Enjoy several rest and photo stops along the way and feel free to ask any questions you may have. Finally, drive through the Royal Albert Docks to the fabulous new Beatles statues for selfies and group photos in front of Liverpool's principle waterfront buildings.

    Our guide was Neil who was extremely knowledgable and friendly throughout the whole tour. Neil drove us around, communicating the area, the relevance to the tour etc. Neil was happy to stop and let us out to take photos. We visited places that we wouldn’t have probably got to see on our own. Thoroughly recommend this personalised service.

  • Liverpool: Official Peaky Blinders Half-Day Tour

    4. Liverpool: Official Peaky Blinders Half-Day Tour

    Enjoy a bus tour that immerses you into the world of Peaky Blinders in the city of Liverpool. You'll get to visit over 10 locations from the show, get behind-the-scenes information and get a fully guided tour of Liverpool. Along the way you'll hear fascinating stories about the show as well as the real life Peaky Blinders upon whom the show was based. This guided bus tour is a 4-hour excursion starting and finishing in Liverpool city center but which also takes in sites in the Wirral, Port Ellesmere and along the River Mersey. The tour is for fans of the Peaky Blinders TV show who want to take the next step and get a little bit closer to the world of Tommy, Arthur, Polly and the dark underworld in which they inhabit. This innovative coach tour is guided by a local expert with years of experience in leading groups. You'll be entertained, fascinated and enjoy a trip that will take you b...

    Simply excellent from beginning to end. Gary our guide was and is simply too good for his job. A very engaging individual who tells not the only the secrets of peaky blinders but also Liverpool itself. I would definitely recommend this tour to everyone who loves the peaky blinders

  • From Liverpool: Lake District Sightseeing Adventure Day Trip

    5. From Liverpool: Lake District Sightseeing Adventure Day Trip

    The tour departs from Liverpool and drives out of the city into the luscious surrounding countryside. Admire the views as you travel to the UK’s largest national park, the Lake District, stopping at the underground Rheged Discovery Center along the way. During the partially narrated 2-hour journey to the Lake District, the tour also stops by the famous Castlerigg Neolithic Stone Circle where you can feel ancient mythical energy flowing around you. Continue onto Grasmere Village, which boasts an array of beautiful 19th-century architecture, as well as the grave of well-known poet William Wordsworth. Afterwards, let your nose lead the way to Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop, where you can taste a selection of traditional sweet treats from the region. After you’ve filled up on gingerbread, it’s time to explore the national park and navigate through the Langdales, also known as "Little Swit...

    The tour was amazing and our guide frank was amazing also he told us a lot of awesome stories about the places we visited and he drove like a champion on the narrow roads on the mountains he is a very professional guide who loves his job and do it in a very high standards Will book another tours with busybus

  • From Liverpool: Full-Day Yorkshire Sightseeing Adventure

    6. From Liverpool: Full-Day Yorkshire Sightseeing Adventure

    Get a taste of Yorkshire on a full-day minibus tour from Liverpool. Explore the county's history and cuisine, admire feats of Victorian engineering, and see the picturesque Hardraw Force waterfall. After a partially-narrated 2-hour journey, arrive in Haworth to discover the stories of the Bronte Sisters — Anne, Charlotte, and Emily. From there, head to the stunning limestone feature of Malham Cove, formed by melt-water from glaciers over 12,000 years ago. See the impressive Ribblehead Viaduct, a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering, and take a stroll to get a closer look at its 1.5 million bricks. A stop at the must-visit Wensleydale Creamery follows. Sample some of its famous cheeses, made originally by Cistercian Monks. Next, visit the pretty village of Hawes, a honeypot boasting shops, cafes, pubs, and locals sipping John Smith's while munching a Yorkshire Pudding. Once you have ...

    I have enjoyed a lot and met new people who were marvellous. By the way the tour guide was amazing and gave us so precious information which it couldn’t be found any books, huuuugee Thanks to him, Frank.

  • Liverpool: Peaky Blinders Full-Day Tour with Arley Hall

    7. Liverpool: Peaky Blinders Full-Day Tour with Arley Hall

    The award winning TV crime drama Peaky Blinders follows the exploits of the Shelby family, better known as the Peaky Blinders gang. The first series of the show is set in Birmingham in 1919, shortly after World War I, and has primarily been filmed in Liverpool, and various other locations throughout the North West of England. Departing from Liverpool, the day tour will visit sites in Port Ellesmere, Cheshire, and Manchester. Explore iconic film locations used in all 5 seasons of the show. Fans will have the opportunity to see the settings up close, and hear anecdotes about the making of the show. On an 8-hour guided bus tour, delve into the history of the real Peaky Blinders, learn about the locations used in North West England, and explore Tommy’s stately home from season 3. You will visit more than 10 locations which featured numerous scenes in the show, and may be surprised to find ...

    Really good tour, tour guides were brilliant. Got a lot of insight into the show. Made me want to watch the series again.

  • From Liverpool: North Wales Adventure Sightseeing Day Trip

    8. From Liverpool: North Wales Adventure Sightseeing Day Trip

    Leave the music city of Liverpooland travel to Wales on a 90-minute, fully-narrated journey arriving at Llandudno. Visit the 12th century hidden chapel of St. Tudno on the Great Orme. Next is the walled town of Conwy, constructed in 1283 with a fabulous 3/4-mile wall circuit. Go inside Conwy Castle (not included), a gritty, dark-stoned fortress built by James of St. George in partnership with Frenchman Richard The Engineer. Afterwards, head to Snowdonia National Park using carefully-selected, off-the-beaten-track routes with a stop at the so-called “capital of North Wales,” Betws-Y-Coed prayer house in the woods. Finally, take the unique opportunity to experience the Pontcysyllte Canal Aqueduct, built by Sir Thomas Telford between 1795 and 1805. Prepare to be entertained and informed by your experienced guide and driver along the way.

    I did the North Wales tour last 22/09/2021. Our tour guide/driver Shelly was fantastic, witty and quite knowledgeable about the places we've been - She gave us enough time to enjoy all our stops and even suggested where to eat or find lovely souvenirs. Itineraries are all lovely and absolutely enjoyed every minute! Thanks again Shelly for the wonderful tour!

  • Liverpool and The Beatles Day Tour from London

    9. Liverpool and The Beatles Day Tour from London

    Arriving at Liverpool Lime Street, you'll have time to explore this Victorian City - stroll along the world-famous waterfront admiring the stunningly refurbished Albert Dock Complex. These beautifully restored dock warehouses are now home to a dazzling collection of bars, cafes, restaurants, shops and other unique attractions. Your tour includes tickets to The Beatles Story, where you can experience the most sensational story the pop world has ever known! In the afternoon your 'Magical Mystery Tour' is waiting to take you away! This 2-hour tour takes you around all the landmarks in the lives of the Fab Four, including their homes, schools, birthplaces, Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields and many other significant spots. Ends at the famous Cavern Club.

    I loved being able to take the trip independently, but have everything prearranged for me.

  • From Liverpool: Lake District Tour

    10. From Liverpool: Lake District Tour

    You will start the Lake District tour at the medieval village of Hawkshead, famous for its connection with Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. You will have time here to explore the cobbled alleys and get something to eat, from shops to cafe's, galleries and so much more. It's a beautiful village and a highlight of the tour. William Wordsworth's old Grammar School can also be found here, along with St Michael and All Angels Church which overlooks the village of Hawkshead. Enjoy the scenic views of the Lake District. Make your way back to Coniston, famous for its links with Arthur Ransome, John Ruskin and the Bluebird Water Speed record. Take in the stunning scenery and look out for Brantwood, the former home of social reformer and art critic John Ruskin. As your Lake District tour comes to an end, you will then continue your journey back to Liverpool.

    It was a really great tour from start to finish.Tour guide/driver was well organized and very informative.

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What people are saying about Liverpool

Overall rating

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What a fantastic trip, I’m not even that much of a Beatles fan but I’ve never stopped singing Beatles songs since I got off the bus, really informative and Chris and Ann made the trip as far as I am concerned. The bus stopped at Penny lane, gates to Strawberry fields etc etc, well done you lot!!

Excellent tour. Great value for money. Tony was very knowledgeable and made the tour great fun for everyone. Tony and the driver even took photographs of everyone on the stops at Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields. I would highly recommend

What a fantastic tour from start to finish . Our double act , driver Smoggie and tour guide Tony were both so funny and friendly. It was one of the highlights of our weekend .

Lovely open top bus tour. Our guide, Tommy, was friendly, funny, and very informative. Even had a bit of a sing song Bus driver, Silky, was great too.

Excellent commentary and staff on bus made everyone feel welcome and comfortable. Left on time and great fun and knowledge