Liverpool is a fun-filled hive of activity all year round, if you’re looking for cool things to do in Liverpool then look no further – we’ve compiled a guide to the very best for anyone looking for something a little different from their night out or weekend. Whether you fancy a foray on a ferry, a heavenly high tea or cut loose at the cabaret, Liverpool’s got just the thing.
Magical Mystery Tour
Climb aboard the colourful Magical Mystery Tour bus for a fun and fascinating two hour tour of the Beatles Liverpool. You’ll see all the places associated with John, Paul, George and Ringo as they grew up, met and formed the band that would take the pop world by storm.
See A Live Band at the Cavern Club
Liverpool’s Cavern Club opened in 1957 in a warehouse cellar, and was regarded as the foundation of British Pop Music. Still thriving as one of the most famous music venues in the world – be sure to check out some live music during your visit.
The original site was filled in during construction of the local rail network. Today’s Cavern, sited just 20 metres from the original in Mathew Street, was built to the same plans as the original and as much of the surviving original materials as possible were used, mostly bricks.
Shop Til You Drop
One of Europe’s leading retail and leisure destinations is set in the heart of Liverpool City Centre. Built around the existing streets of Liverpool, the contemporary open-air complex Liverpool ONE has over 170 stores and is a must-visit for those who love to shop, eat, drink and relax.
Metquarter, Cavern Quarter and Bond Street offer some of the finest shopping experiences across Liverpool. Well worth spending a few hours browsing – from designer shops to independent stores selling everything from world foods to funky clothes to long forgotten records to all genres of art.
Circus Meets Cabaret
Get set for a journey of escapism at Circo, this quirky Liverpool club promises nothing but the best for its thrill-seeking patrons. A wonderland of wicked and whimsical – head on down to this cabaret cafe for it’s culinary delights, themed cocktails, circus performers and so much more.
The vibrant heart of Liverpool’s historic waterfront, the Albert Dock blends old and new, it’s contemporary, yet cultured, fun, and friendly.
Here you’ll find museums, galleries and a vast range of places, to see, to eat, drink and stay amid the grand portico of this architectural magnificence – the country’s largest group of Grade I listed buildings.
Ferry Across The Mersey
Taking a ferry ‘cross the Mersey to Birkenhead on the Wirral. Offering great views of Liverpool’s waterfront, and you’ll get to listen to Gerry and The Pacemakers’ iconic tune “Ferry across the Mersey” along the way.
Afternoon Tea with a View
The Intercontinental Hotels waterfront Crowne Plaza hotel the perfect place to stay during your visit, is situated in the heart of Liverpool, with sensational views of the River Mersey and Royal Liver Building.
Afternoon Tea is served in the Lounge Bar where you can relax and enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, and an array of beautiful cakes and pastries. Open everyday from 12pm – 5pm