Friday 19 April 2024

Exploring Liverpool: A Guide to the Best Things to Do

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Liverpool is a vibrant city with a population of over 900,000 people, it is a city renowned for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant arts scene, and legendary music history to name just a few. The city also offers a plethora of experiences for visitors and locals alike. Whether you're a fan of The Beatles, a lover of maritime history, or you're someone looking to immerse yourself in the city's dynamic atmosphere and bustling city environment, there's something for everyone in Liverpool.

To help you see all of the amazing things to do in Liverpool here is a curated list of the best things to do in this eclectic city.

The Beatles Story:

Begin your journey through Liverpool by delving into the captivating story of the world's most famous band at The Beatles Story exhibition. Located at the Albert Dock, this immersive experience takes you through the lives and music of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, offering insight into their rise to stardom and lasting legacy. You could also pair this with a visit to The Cavern Club where The Beatles performed over 300 times in the 1960s! You still experience amazing live music from emerging talent here too.

Liverpool Waterfront:

Stroll along the iconic Liverpool Waterfront, a UNESCO World Heritage Site brimming with history and culture. Admire the stunning architecture, including the Royal Liver Building, the Cunard Building, and the Port of Liverpool Building, while soaking in breath-taking views of the River Mersey.

Camp and Furnace:

If you are looking for high energy, good vibes and a cracking night out with friends then look no further than Camp and Furnace! Home to events such as Bingo Lingo as well as hosting themed nights, live DJ sets and music quizzes it is a large warehouse space that is based near Baltic Market in an easy to reach spot and is the best place to dance the night away.

Liverpool Cathedral:

Britain's impression largest cathedral (and the 5th largest in the world) a visit to Liverpool Cathedral will undoubtedly leave an impression on you and the awe-inspiring architecture of Liverpool Cathedral itself. You can take some time to reflect and admire the building or if you are feeling a little more adventurous climb to the top of the tower for panoramic views of the city. You could even attend a choral performance to experience the cathedral's majestic acoustics.

The Albert Dock:

Explore the vibrant Albert Dock, opened in 1846, and was the first structure in Britain to be built from cast iron, brick and stone, with no structural wood. The Albert Dock is a cultural hub home to an array of museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Visit the Merseyside Maritime Museum to learn about Liverpool's seafaring heritage, or peruse contemporary art at Tate Liverpool.

Anfield Stadium:

If you are a football fan, or more particularly a Liverpool FC fan, then a visit to Anfield Stadium is a must. You can book to take a guided tour of the home of Liverpool FC, where you can walk through the players' tunnel, sit in the manager's dugout, and relive iconic moments in the club's history at the Liverpool FC Museum. Or if you plan your trip accordingly you could even go along and watch a game at the stadium!

The Walker Art Gallery:

Immerse yourself in the world of art at The Walker Art Gallery, housing an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts spanning over six centuries. From Renaissance masterpieces to contemporary works, there's plenty to inspire and admire.


Home of the largest Chinese Arch outside of China standing at 44 feet tall. You will struggle to walk through Chinatown in Liverpool without your tummy rumbling at all of the delicious smells coming from either side of the street. It is home to a plethora of authentic Chinese restaurants where you can enjoy a whole range of dishes from traditional Chinese meals to more modern Chinese cuisine. 

St Johns Beacon

If you are afraid of heights this might not be one for you, but if you are looking for unrivaled views across the whole city then you can get the very best of views from 400ft up at St John's Beacon. One of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Wirral, North Wales, Lancashire, and as far as Snowdonia and Blackpool on clearer days. It is also home to one of Liverpool's most successful radio stations and is open Monday - Friday. 

British Music Experience

There is no denying that Liverpool has given us some amazing artists over time and contributed hugely to the British music scene, culminating in bringing the very best of British music together in one building. The British Music experience brings everything from Pop to British Rock together for you to experience and celebrate in one place. The British Music Experience is filled with interactive exhibits, artifacts, and memorabilia including over 600 stage outfits and instruments. 

From iconic landmarks to hidden gems just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed, Liverpool offers a myriad of experiences waiting to be discovered. Whether you're a culture vulture, a history buff, or passionate about music, this vibrant city promises to enchant and inspire visitors at every turn.


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