A European Capital of Culture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Liverpool has a lot to shout about. And that’s before we mention The Beatles. When it comes to British heritage, pop culture and entertainment, Liverpool is up there with the best. Book yourself into one of our Liverpool hotels to experience an amazing array of museums, Beatlemania, and some proper Scouse humour. We’ve created a handy Liverpool guide to help you make the most of your stay.
Liverpool City Centre (Lime Street) hotel opening October 2018
The perfect base for exploring this vibrant city with Lime Street station on your doorstep and St John's Shopping Centre a short walk away. Get a taste of the city's history with a tour of nearby St George's Hall, or see what's on at the exciting Echo Arena. Of course, Liverpool stays wouldn't be complete without visiting The Beatles Story exhibition.
Liverpool City Centre (Liverpool One)
Liverpool City Centre (Albert Dock)
Birkenhead Town Centre
Liverpool (West Derby)
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- The Beatles Story
From their humble beginnings to the heady heights of their world fame and beyond, The Beatles Story brings the life, times and music of the Fab Four to life via photos, 4D animation, ‘Living History’ audio guides and more.
- The World Museum
The World Museum is a giant smorgasbord of natural and cultural history, past and present. The Planetarium, the Aquarium, the Bug House, Egyptian mummies, meteorites from Mars and a shedload of other wonders will enthral you all day long.
Liverpool and China go way back, which is why there’s a massive dragon-embellished structure guarded by two bronze lions in the city centre. Imperial Arch marks the entrance to Europe’s longest standing Chinatown – the spot for Chinese restaurants and supermarkets.
- Ferry ‘cross the Mersey
You’re not allowed to leave Liverpool until you’ve belted out Gerry and The Pacemakers on one of the daily river cruises that traverse the Mersey river. Catch it to travel to and from Albert Dock’s attractions and, if you’re staying at one our Liverpool business hotels, to commute between Pier Head and Seacombe.
- Merseyside Maritime Museum
Not one but three different museums live inside the Merseyside Maritime Museum. Learn about the Port of Liverpool’s seafaring prowess through a collection of fascinating objects at the Maritime Museum. Put your detective head on at Seized! Here, you’ll get the lowdown on how to catch smugglers as well as discover some of the best and worst smuggling tactics. The International Slavery Museum takes a sombre looks at slavery past and present.
- Tate Liverpool
There’s no shortage of contemporary and classic world-class art to take in at Tate Liverpool. But that’s not all. It hosts a cutting-edge programme of talks, tours, courses and workshops for art enthusiasts big and small. The cafe and shop are worth a visit too.