Things To Do In Liverpool
Why We Love Liverpool
From the Beatles and YNWA to John Peel and guide dogs, Liverpool has been the birthplace of so much that is cool.
The docks and settling people have given the city a really diverse and particularly tasty culture to sample.
"The home of British comedy", there is just so much fun, from hilarious Liverpool activities to big nights out.
How To Get Around Liverpool
With buses, ferries (across the Mersey) and trains there are plenty of travel options - you can harness them all with a travel card.
Travel Liverpool without harming the planet by leaping on a funky CityBike which can be found at docking stations around the city.
Despite it being a major city, the centre itself is easy to navigate on foot with many of the key nightlife relatively close together.
Things To Do In Liverpool At Night
From the Cavern Club to the Albert Docks, Liverpool has some of the best nightlife in the UK. The restaurant scene is incredibly diverse with great streets all the way to Michelin starred restaurants. There are some great live venues with excellent comedy and music among the best things to do in Liverpool at night. But for real music fans, the Cavern Club wasn't just the birthplace of the Beatles, artists such as Adele, Jake Bugg, Asia and the Arctic Monkeys all played there.
To Do List
Things to Do In Liverpool
If you're on the hunt for Liverpool activities, you are totally spoilt for choice. There is just so much to see and do the only problem is fitting it all in.
- Beatles Tour - The most popular attraction in the city, the Fab Four and their songs are brought to life with a wide variety of tours available.
- The Cavern Club - A genuine musical Mecca and place of pilgrimage for so many music fans the world over.
- Shopping - From the humongous Liverpool ONE to indie boutiques and vintage stores, Liverpool is an amazing place to shop until you drop.
- Eat - Liverpool's dining heritage is extraordinary with countries all around the world represented in diners and eateries. Or you could try genuine scouse (a fish stew).
- Go Live - Whether it's a comedy club or a band, close-up magician or burlesque show, Liverpool is packed with amazing live entertainment venues.
- Cross the Mersey - Arguably the UK's most famous ferry route, mostly thanks to that song. SO why not do it and sing it?
- Afternoon Tea - Pinky fingers at the ready for a decadent and delicious afternoon tea, with little sarnies, cakes, savouries and more. LINK
- British Music Experience - Telling the history of popular music, a fascinating insight into the influence of British artists, songs and fashions.
- Shiverpool - Enjoy (?!?) a terrifying ghost tour through the streets of this ancient maritime city. Who you gonna call?
3 Weird Liverpool Facts
- The Penny Lane street sign was stolen so many times, the council painted it directly on to the wall instead.
- According to the Guinness Book of Records, Liverpool has produced more No1 pop songs than any other city.
- It has been a location for many major films with everything from Harry Potter and The Dark Knight shot here.
Best Bits of Liverpool
Georgian Quarter - Home to Hope Steet, the city's No1 address for nightlife, and a short stroll from Mathew Street and The Cavern Club.
Chinatown - Europe's oldest Chinese community, the area is packed with a whole array of different Asian restaurants and flavours.
Baltic Triangle - Indie stores, funky cafes, boutiques, start-ups, craft breweries and other creative souls all rub shoulders in this trendy area.
Ropewalks - An area favoured by students and trendies, with a great selection of record stores, hipster cafes, tattoo parlours and eateries.
Lark Lane - Close to Sefton Park it's a mix of wide-open spaces, stunning Victorian homes and small independent businesses.