Liverpool Guides

Guide to Liverpool

Quick facts:

  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, England
  • Language: English
  • Population of city: 467,000
  • Nearest airport: Liverpool John Lennon Airport
  • Main train/bus station(s): Liverpool Lime Street
  • Best time to visit? All year round, however the Spring and Summer months will bring more preferable temperatures.
  • Budget level? ££
  • Best for: City Break, Shopping, History, Music

Main Districts

Albert Dock

Along the waterfront you will find Albert Dock, home to many of Liverpool's best attractions, as well as a collection of Grade 1 listed buildings.

Canning

Canning is home to some of Liverpool's most impressive Georgian architecture. The homes here are highly sought after.

Chinatown

Europe's first established Chinatown celebrates Liverpool's diverse population with many reputable Chinese restaurants and cafes.

Top Attractions

The Beatles Story

Situated along Albert Dock you will find the award-winning Beatles Story. Here you can  learn how four boys from Liverpool went on to become international stars.

Tate Gallery

Also along Albert Dock is one of the most visited galleries in the UK, outside London. The Museum displays British and International modern and contemporary art.

Liverpool Football Club

Football is a large part of Liverpool’s culture; visitors can take a trip to Anfield to enjoy a tour around the stadium.

International Slavery Museum

The Museum looks at historical and contemporary slavery. The museum is the only national museum exploring this story.

Cultural Attractions

Museums

Liverpool has plenty of museums to explore, particularly along Albert Dock, including the Merseyside Maritime Museum, the world museum and the museum of Liverpool.

Liverpool Cathedral

The Liverpool Cathedral is the largest in Britain, and is free to enter for visitors to explore.

St George's Hall

The Grade 1 listed building, is one of the world's most stunning examples of neoclassical architecture.

Best Places To Go Out

Liverpool is certainly a fun place to go out. Below are a list of areas/streets which attract plenty of visitors on evenings and weekends! 🙂

  • Concert Square
  • Ropewalks
  • Matthew Street
  • Albert Dock

Free Walking Tour

Free walking tours usually run daily at around 11:00am outside of St George’s hall. You can book online to reserve your spot here: http://www.neweuropetours.eu/liverpool/en/home?&tour=10253&date=05/04/2018