Heritage in Liverpool

1. Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Britain’s largest cathedral, Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, is a truly awe-inspiring sight Built as a grand work of Gothic Revival architecture by the famous Giles Gilbert Scott Climb its 101 metre high tower for fantastic views over the city and beyond, all the way to the Welsh hills and the Pennines.

 

2. Magical Mystery Tour

Hop on the Magical Mystery Tour to visit Penny Lane and Strawberry Field, the places two of the Beatles’ most famous songs were named after. You’ll also see the Fab Four’s childhood homes, finally ending up at the Cavern Club, where they played their first concert.

 

3. Merseyside Maritime

Dive into the history of Liverpool’s long maritime history as a centre for all things seafaring and its growth into one of the UK’s largest ports. From the merchant navy to transatlantic trade in the 18th-century, explore the boats, objects from shipwrecks and uniforms on display.

 

4. Albert Dock

Liverpool Albert Dock

Albert Dock is Liverpool’s historic shipyard, home to a large number of historic buildings and packed with museums (The Beatles Story) galleries (Tate Liverpool), restaurants and bars. Opened in 1846, this collection of dock buildings and warehouses was the first structure in Britain to be built from cast iron, brick and stone, with no wood used structurally.

 

5. Liverpool World Museum

Liverpool's World Museum has been inspiring adults and children alike since opening in 1853. Follow the dinosaur trail, explore the insect-filled Bug House and journey through space and time at the planetarium.

 

6. Liverpool Waterfront

Liverpool’s magnificent waterfront is a World Heritage Site, and it’s here that you’ll see Liverpool’s skyline at its best. You can also get a sense of the city’s former importance as a shipping capital of the world. Make sure you take a stroll, here, or even hop on a Mersey Ferry.

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