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Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there's always plenty to do in the city of Liverpool.
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.
Anderton Boat Lift
The Anderton Boat Lift is an incredible edifice, perched on the banks of the River Weaver like some giant three-storey-high iron spider. There’s two huge water tanks, each with watertight sealable doors, that carry boats up and down.
Anfield Stadium Tours
Take the Anfield Stadium Tour and gain exclusive behind the scenes access to Anfield, one of the world’s true sporting cathedrals. Listen to passionate guides as they provide a captivating insight into it’s past and present.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach offers outstanding thrills and spills. It’s an amusement park with a difference, with some of the biggest theme park rides, discount theme park tickets, and it’s one of the best parks for deals.
Blue Planet Aquarium
Blue Planet Aquarium is home to over 100 living displays including Europe’s largest collection of sharks. It offers a whole world of underwater discovery, watch the dive team feed the fish at the awesome Aquatheatre window.
Calderstones Park in Allerton is named after the ancient megaliths situated in the park, which are said to be older than Stonehenge. It also incorporates the Harthill Botanical Gardens where 4000 species of plants are on show.
Championship Adventure Golf
Championship Adventure Golf is situated New Brighton. It is Wirral’s premier, all weather, outdoor, floodlit, family golfing attraction where each of the 18 holes are inspired by the world’s greatest golf holes.
Cheshire Falconry are one of the leading falconry centres in the United Kingdom, based in the heart of Cheshire. It offers a unique range of hands-on birds of prey flying experiences for adults, children or the whole family!
Cheshire Farm Ice Cream
Choose from over 40 irresistible flavours, outdoor adventure play areas, animal corner, cafe, gift shops, kids quad bikes, mini golf and much more… The Ice Cream Farm has everything you will need for a fun day out.
Chester Zoo is the UK’s number one zoo, with over 11,000 animals and 400 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet! The zoo is an all-year round favourite attraction for all ages.
Croxteth Hall is situated in a beautiful country park setting and is one of Liverpool’s most important heritage sites. It is also home to a real working Home Farm, a Victorian Walled Garden and a 500 acre nature reserve.
The Dazzle Ship was designed by British pop artist Sir Peter Blake. Each ship’s unique dazzle pattern featured monochrome and colour in order to avoid making classes of ships instantly recognisable to enemy U-boats and aircraft.
Echo Wheel of Liverpool
Visit the Echo Wheel of Liverpool for stunning panoramic views of the city’s famous landmarks. It includes a fascinating commentary as you sit in one of the 42 capsules, enjoying views of the city like you’ve never seen before.
Farmer Ted’s is an interactive children’s activity park, sited on a working farm within the beautiful Lancashire countryside. Get close to farm animals, ponies and birds of prey, and have fun with go-karts and soft play.
Fun for all the family, visit Jungle Parc, where there’s 44 amazing activities including rope bridges, tree trekking, Tarzan swings, wobbly logs, cargo nets and zip lines. They also offer tailored packages and conferencing facilities.
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.
251 Menlove Avenue, named Mendips, was the childhood home of John Lennon, singer and songwriter in the Beatles. The home was bought by Yoko Ono, Lennon’s widow, who then donated it to the National Trust.
National Waterways Museum
Set in a glorious collection of warehouses, stables and workshops on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal, the National Waterways Museum includes working double locks, historic canal boats, boat trips and a waterside café.
National Wildflower Centre
Set in the historic Court Hey Park, the family friendly National Wildflower Centre is a natural place to visit, celebrating wildflower environments for people and wildlife to enjoy and raise awareness about their importance.
Ness Botanic Gardens
Ness Botanic Gardens, winner of the ‘Sustainable Tourism Award’, covers some 64 acres, housing a living collection of 15,000 plants many of which were early introductions from China, the Himalayas, Tibet and Burma.
Port Sunlight Museum
Port Sunlight Museum is located in the heart of the village, it gives an insight into the vision of the creator, philanthropist William Hesketh Lever, what it was like to be a ‘Sunlighter’ and the story of soap.
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.
Rufford Old Hall
Rufford Old Hall is a fine Tudor building, the home for stories of romance, wealth and 500 years of Hesketh family history. Explore the house where history comes to life and stroll through Rufford’s garden.
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.
Shiverpool is Liverpool’s original and most famous theatrically led ghost and history tour, exploring the city’s most famous locations and revealing their hidden histories and mysteries. Guides will consistently astound and chill.
Southport Pier is the oldest iron pier in the country, standing for over 150 years. A walk to the end of Southport Pier will give you views across the North West and on a clear day you can even see neighbouring Blackpool.
Spaceport is a family friendly attraction which takes you on an inspirational journey through space. There is an observatory, planetarium dome, spacecraft simulator and exciting interactive zone were you can explore science.
Speke Hall is a rare Tudor timber-framed manor house which has been restored and brought back to life in the 19th century, it is a unique and beautiful mixture of Tudor simplicity and Victorian arts and crafts’ aesthetics.
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.
The Fab Four Taxi Tour
The Fab Four Taxi Tour offers guided black cab tours of various durations visiting significant Beatles landmarks throughout the city and suburbs of Liverpool. The tour is a “must do” for all Beatles and sixties music enthusiasts.
The Hardmans’ House
Explore the contrasting sides of this house: the neat, professional, spacious business rooms and the cluttered, cramped living quarters of the renowned portrait photographer Edward Chambré Hardman and his wife Margaret.
The Mersey Ferry
The Mersey Ferry is a ferry service operating on the River Mersey. The service also operates a range of exciting and informative Liverpool attractions along the riverside as well as trips along the magnificent Manchester Ship Canal.
Make the most of Liverpool city centre with the free app “ThIS Liverpool”. With amazing offers, unmissable events and unique trails, it provides everything you need for an amazing visit to the city of Liverpool.
U-boat Story is a £5m attraction telling the story of World War II German submarine U-534. View the amazing life on board with original film archive and interactive displays you will witness all the dramatic action!