Reasons to visit

Reasons to visit Liverpool!

Reasons to visit Liverpool!

There are dozens of reasons to love Liverpool – these are a few of our favourites.

Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse

The stage to The Grand National, Aintree is the world’s most famous horse race, hosting an additional four race days a year. It also houses the longest nine-hole golf course in the country nestled within the Grand National course.

Antony Gormley’s Another Place

Antony Gormley's Another Place

Antony Gormley’s Another Place is a contemporary art piece that consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size sculptures of figures spread out along three kilometres of the foreshore, stretching almost one kilometre out to sea.

Bluecoat

Bluecoat

The Bluecoat Display Centre is a nationally and internationally recognised contemporary craft and design gallery. It sells, exhibits and promotes over 300 selected contemporary craftspeople each year working in a broad variety of media.

International Slavery Museum

International Slavery Museum

The International Slavery Museum highlights the international importance of slavery, both in a historic and contemporary context. It is located in Liverpool’s Albert Dock, at the centre of a World Heritage site.

Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park

Whether up close or on the car friendly route, you’ll get a great view of the monkey madness. Plus, see the king of the jungle in a fence-free enclosure, monkey around with the boisterous baboons, or get to know the crash of rhinos.

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery

The gallery houses one of the UK’s finest collections of fine and decorative art. It has the best collection of Wedgwood jasperware anywhere in the world and its Pre-Raphaelite paintings is internationally renowned.

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

A spectacular building, boasting the highest and widest gothic arches, this neo-gothic masterpiece takes your breath away. Explore the famous tower with the highest and heaviest peal of bells and stunning panoramic views.

Liverpool FC

Liverpool Football Club

Liverpool FC is a Premier League football club and one of England’s most successful football clubs, having won 18 league titles and five European Cups. The club was formed in 1892 and plays home games at Anfield Stadium.

Liverpool ONE

Liverpool One

Set on the the iconic waterfront, Liverpool ONE is a must-visit destination for those who love to shop, eat, drink and relax. Boasting over 170 stores, bars and restaurants, a cinema, an indoor adventure golf course and five-acre park.

Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise

Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise

This is a must while you are in Liverpool and gives you a great opportunity to see the constantly evolving waterfront from the deck of a famous ferry. Hop aboard for a 50-minute round journey, which stops at three terminals.

Metquarter

Metquarter

Metquarter provides a shopping experience like no other. Metquarter is situated in the heart of Liverpool and plays host to aspirational brands such as MAC, Hugo Boss, Jo Malone, AX Armani Exchange and Diesel.

Royal Institute of British Architects

Royal Institute of British Architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) organise tours around Liverpool looking at the key buildings and open spaces in the city. From Georgian terraces and the world famous docks to grandiose commercial.

Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park Palm House is a Grade II listed Victorian glasshouse, with an octagonal three-tiered structure, showcasing the Liverpool Botanical Collection. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the park, then relax with a coffee.

St George’s Hall

St George's Hall

St George’s Hall is a breathtaking venue. Throughout the year the hall hosts a number of free and paid for public events and exhibitions. There is also an on site cafe, tourist information and heritage centre for visitors.

St John’s Beacon

St John’s Beacon

View the fantastic skyline of Liverpool and beyond in glorious technicolour, from the very top of St John’s Beacon, home to Radio City, Magic and City Talk radio stations. It is open 7 days a week, from 11am until 5.30pm.

Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool is the home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the north. Located on the Albert Dock within easy walking distance from the city centre, Tate Liverpool is one of the most visited art galleries outside of London.

The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story

Discover the story of four boys that changed the world. Visit the award-winning Beatles Story, the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to The Beatles and their journey to stardom at Albert Dock.

Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery

One of the finest art galleries in Europe, the Walker Art Gallery is home to renaissance masterpieces, Tudor portraits and one of the best collections of Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art in the country.

World Museum

World Museum

From the watery world of the aquarium to the magnificent planetarium, explore the galleries and collections at World Museum. Discover treasures from around the world, explore outer space and meet live creatures!

World of Glass

World of Glass

World of Glass is a unique attraction, telling the story of St Helens and history of glass-making. Glass-blowing demonstrations showcase the skill, there’s an exciting multi-media show taking you on a voyage of discovery.