This is the place for all things Fab Four. You can spend an afternoon at The Beatles Story museum, see the houses where John Lennon and Paul McCartney grew up and enjoy a night out at the Cavern Club, where the band famously performed.
Or explore some of Liverpool’s 7 free museums. You can ponder modern art at the Tate Liverpool or entertain the kids at the excellent World Museum Liverpool.
Local Liverpudlians are sports mad. The city is home to two of the Premier League’s biggest football teams – Liverpool FC and Everton FC.
Did you know? Many of the main attractions are concentrated around the historic Albert Dock. Get yourself oriented on an Introducing Liverpool walking tour, which run daily.
The journey from London to Liverpool takes around 2 hours 15 minutes by train.
From the Fab Four to Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Liverpool is a UNESCO City of Music with seriously cool credentials. Get into the groove at the British Music Experience, step back in time at the historic Cavern Club, or crank up the classical with a trip to Philharmonic Hall. Like your tunes with a slice of sightseeing? Worry not - the home of The Beatles has much more than music up its sleeve! Indulge your footie fantasies with a trip to Liverpool F.C, feel on top of the world with a 360° tour of the Royal Liver Building, or descend into darkness with a spooky city ghost tour. With more galleries and museums than any other city in Britain but London, you can explore its history at the Museum of Liverpool, go stratospheric at Spaceport Planetarium, or see cutting edge modern at Tate Liverpool, all before indulging in the city’s mouth-watering culinary scene. From brilliant bands to the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool’s the place to be.
Situated in Lancashire, in north-west England, Liverpool is a three-hour train journey from London. Flying in? Jump on a flight to Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which is served by major airlines including Ryanair and easyJet.
Getting around Liverpool
Head to Merseyrail trains for all the information on train travel and to plan your journey around Liverpool
Enjoy a true Liverpool experience with a trip on the historic ‘Ferry Cross the Mersey’, operated by Mersey Ferries