Our sporting life!
Mention the name ‘Liverpool’ to virtually anyone, anywhere in the world, and their almost-instant reaction will be ‘football’.
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.
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre is fully equipped to accommodate people with a range of needs both on and off the water. It also offers a range of exciting water sports as well as a stunning bar and bistro.
The Echo Arena is one of the the most prestigious venues in the UK, the venue has a track record of delivering high profile, world class events such as boxing and gymnastics, and creating unforgettable memories.
Formby Golf Club
Formby Golf Club, situated amongst sand hills and pine woods, is aptly regarded as a classic British links course. The course has hosted three Amateur Championships, the Home Internationals, the English Amateur Cup.
Haydock Park Racecourse
For lovers of horse racing, Liverpool is synonymous with The Grand National. Haydock Park, a premier dual-purpose racecourse, boasts a wide-ranging all year-round racing calendar that includes both flat and jumping fixtures.
Hillside Golf Club
Hillside Golf Club is widely regarded as the finest course not to have staged an Open Championship. Since the 1960s, it’s hosted major amateur events, including the Amateur Championship and the Ladies’ British Amateur.
Magnificent panoramic views over the Lancashire plain and the Welsh hills makes Houghwood an interesting course to play. At par 71 and 6388 yards for men, and 5341 yards par 71 for ladies, it provides a stimulating test of skill.
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.
Liverpool Watersports Centre
If you want to get active and improve your health and well being, Liverpool Watersports Centre provide a diverse range of fun watersport activities that enable you to engage in a number of challenging experiences.
Mersey Tigers provide basketball coaching across Merseyside and the surrounding areas for participants of every age group and ability. The team are working closely with Archbishop Beck School and LFC Foundation.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & Half Marathon takes place in May or June. This unforgettable course will feature a flat and scenic tour of the city centre, starting and finishing at the iconic waterfront.
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
Royal Birkdale staged the 2008 Open won by Ireland’s Padraig Harrington. The course is renowned for its towering sand hills and features an outstanding set of par-threes that rank among the best in world golf.
Royal Liverpool Golf Club
Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake is the second oldest seaside golf links course in England. Be sure to take in the many fabulous views across the sands of the Dee to Hilbre Island and the Welsh Hills beyond.
Royal Lytham Golf Club
Royal Lytham Golf Club was founded in 1886 and the course constructed in 1897. The clubhouse celebrated its centenary in 1998 and is one of the premier links courses in the world, host to ten Open Championships.
With a fantastic range of flumes and river rides, a relaxing bubble spa, toddler pool and water play area including tipping buckets and fountains, there’s gallons of watery fun for everyone – what more could you ask for?
St Helens RFC
St Helens Rugby Football Club, more commonly known as The Saints, have a long history that dates back to their formation in 1873. Since then they have won 64 trophies and are the most successful club in the summer era.
Tranmere Rovers FC
Tranmere Rovers was recently relegated from League 2, they play across the Mersey on the Wirral at Prenton Park. The team got its name in 1885 after changing it from Belmont FC (that was formed in 1884).
Wirral Ladies’ Golf Club
Wirral Ladies’ is a vibrant, and upbeat golf club with a historic past and an exciting ‘present’. It provides an excellent opportunity for players of all ages and from all backgrounds to participate in the game of golf.