Ferries cruise the waterfront, where the iconic mercantile buildings known as the "Three Graces" - Royal Liver Building, Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building - stand on the Pier Head. And our pick of the top 5 things to do in Liverpool right now, will show there's so much to explore.
Liverpool is well-known for being home to many different types of sports, and there are several famous sporting venues.
From Liverpool Football club and Everton Football club to Aintree racecourse (the home of the Grand National) You simply cannot escape sports in Liverpool and whether you prefer taking part or watching, the options are endless.
The city and sport go hand in hand, and from swimming to footballers, many sporting heroes have been produced on the streets of Liverpool.
The city is probably most famous for its deep roots in music and has been home to some of the most popular artists that the world has ever known. Despite being a small city, the musical success it has achieved is impressive. Of course, there is The Beatles, four down to earth lads from Liverpool that went on to be regarded by many as one of the most influential bands of all time.
However, there are many other musical talents that shouldn’t be forgotten such as Cilla Black, The La’s and new talent Circa Waves. There are also plenty of music venues scattered around the city, which means you can truly immerse yourself in everything that Liverpool’s music has to offer. From the M & S Bank Arena which frequently hosts music stars from across the globe, to the live music venues found in Matthew Street. Don’t forget that a trip to Liverpool isn’t complete without a visit to the famous Cavern Club!
If you take a walk around the city, you will see some of the most remarkable buildings and architecture around. Liverpool was one of the central hubs during the period of the British Empire, which is reflected in the quality of the buildings.
The city has more grade-two listed buildings than any city outside of London and it even surpasses Bath when it comes to its number of Georgian buildings.
It is fair to say that a walk around Liverpool’s streets is like walking through history. But the city’s architecture is the perfect balance of both a traditional and modern landscape.
Liverpool is situated on the River Mersey, which has had a huge impact on the ways that the city has developed and grown, and in the vibrant heart of Liverpool’s waterfront lies the Royal Albert Dock.
It was first opened back in 1846 and is now home to many different bars, restaurants, museums, art-gallery, warehouses, and other buildings.
These docks dominated trade in the early 19th century and it was a target for German bombers during WW2, due to how important the area was for trade and industry. It's definitely a place to visit, enjoy and have fun.
In the unlikely event that you run out of fun and interesting things to do in this busy and thriving city, then you are in a great location to explore further afield. Across the rest of Merseyside and just down the road from Liverpool you can find popular beaches, such as Crosby beach, which is also home to the iron men statues. A little further down the road is local pleasure and seaside resort, Southport.
The options truly are endless when it comes to enjoying everything that the city of Liverpool has to offer, and no matter what your interests, you will find something unique and fun to do.
BUT whatever you choose we bet you'll have lots of fun and of course if you need a place to stay we are here with great facilities and amazing prices.