Liverpool, once a vibrant industrial hub which has since become a cultural hot spot. Not only is it the birthplace of The Beatles, this beautiful city its scattered with so much to do, from unique art galleries, the forever famous Mersey river, and numerous pubs knocking out the very best in live music.
The city endlessly updates itself, most notably with the Old Docks which have been transformed into an exciting waterfront packed with a number of bustling cafes, bars and independent stores. Getting to Liverpool is easy, located in the north-west of England. And only two hours and 15 minutes from London by train, with access from both the International John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport, the city is also served by ferry services from Dublin and Belfast.
With world-class architecture and numerous cultural events, Liverpool is made for experiencing an exciting mix of both old and new.
So, if you’re feeling a trip to Liverpool is for you, here are few suggestions to keep you busy.
Check out Liverpool’s rich naval history with a visit to the Merseyside Maritime Museum in the Royal Albert Dock, home to a varied mix of objects that reflect the social and commercial history of the city’s vibrant port.
There’s no better way to see the city’s main sights than from the Mersey River Ferry! Journey along the famous river as part of a 50-minute cruise to see Liverpool’s spectacular skyline in all its wonder.
With commentary revealing the enchanting history of the UNESCO World Heritage waterfront, visitors are also able to access the U-boat story at Woodside and gain some insight about what life was like for a submariner during World War II.
For music fans, why not round off your day with a visit to the birthplace of Beatles music, the infamous Cavern Club, located on Mathew Street.
Here you can enjoy the very best in live music, yummy food and drinks surrounded by an explosion of Beatles memorabilia.
Where to stay?
Seel Street, a lovely stylish boutique hotel which opened late 2018 is a that combines modern luxury with city centre living. Each of its 128 rooms are beautifully furnished while the exterior was carefully designed to fit in with the neighbouring Georgian buildings.
An ideal option for those on a budget is from The King Harry Bar & Hostel, located just over 2 miles from the city centre, take your pick of private suites or small or large dormitory rooms, all set within the stunning historic Victorian building.