Best Things to Do in Liverpool
Figuring out what to do in Liverpool doesn’t need to be a challenge!
We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do in Liverpool during your visit. From amazing museums to stunning viewing points and world-class football stadiums, this maritime city truly has a lot for you to discover.
1. The Beatles Story
Experience the story behind the legendary rise of one of the biggest and well-known bands on the planet at The Beatles Story.
Exhibitions, exclusive interviews and memorabilia will take you on their journey right from their humble beginnings and how they came to be worldwide sensations.
Even if you’re not the biggest Beatles fan, this is a truly unmissable and captivating experience that anybody visiting the city should check out!
2. Tate Liverpool
Located in one of the historic Royal Albert Dock’s many former brick warehouses, Tate Liverpool is one of a handful of Tate museums in the country.
Not only does it host some of the most interesting and well-loved art exhibitions that bring in thousands of people every year from all over the world, the art gallery is also free to enter all year round!
3. LFC Stadium Tour
Experience the iconic home of one of the most well-known football teams in the world with a Liverpool FC Stadium Tour in Anfield.
Stand at the top of the Main Stand and witness the sheer size and impressiveness of the venue, walk down the iconic player’s tunnel and pay a visit to the state-of-the-art home & away team dressing rooms in an unforgettable experience.
4. Royal Liver Building 360
Make your way to the top of the city’s most iconic building on the Waterfront on a Royal Liver Building rooftop experience.
A must-do for any local, national or international visitors to the city, you will be blown away by the break-taking views of the city and the River Mersey from this height! See the Liverpool events to know about throughout the year.
5. Golf Fang Liverpool
Combine an 18-hole crazy golf course with a fantastic bar, live DJ sets and delicious street food and you’ve got Golf Fang Liverpool (formerly known as Ghetto Golf).
This extremely popular venue is a hit with both locals and visitors alike and is possibly one of the city’s most exciting locations!
6. Hot Water Comedy Club
Starting out as a small venture set up by two brothers, Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool has sky-rocketed to become one of the most successful comedy clubs in the world that champions local comedians, making it a fantastic way to have a side-splitting evening in the city.
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7. Do the Treble
A combination of three of the best ways to see this fantastic city, Mersey Ferries’ “Do The Treble” package gives you access to Liverpool’s “Hop On, Hop Off” bus, a ticket to the top of the cathedral for unparalleled views of the city skyline and a trip on the Mersey Ferry that gives you unmissable views of the UNESCO World Heritage – accredited waterfront.
This is the best way to see the entire city from the street, water and sky all while saving money!
8. British Music Experience
For all the music lovers out there, a visit to the British Music Experience is a must. Located in the iconic Cunard Building (former headquarters of the famous Titanic’s owners), this museum champions all things related to popular music in Britain with memorabilia and exclusive exhibition items with backgrounds ranging from David Bowie to the X-Factor.
9. Everton Stadium Tour
Take a break taking tour of Everton Football Club’s iconic ground at Goodison Park where you will get to experience on of the world’s most iconic sporting venues, getting behind the scenes access to the players’ changing rooms, the director’s box and hospitality lounges.
Why not go for a drink afterwards at one of the best bars in Liverpool?
11. Royal Albert Dock
Visit the iconic UNESCO World Heritage-accredited heart of Liverpool’s history and culture. Built during Britain’s imperial heyday used to ship and store goods from all over the empire, it also played an important role in the development and success of this now vibrant city, as well as being the headquarters of the Cunard Line company and registered port of The Titanic.
Since its regeneration during the later half of the 20th century, it has become the centre of Liverpool’s past and future with trendy bars, hotels and restaurants occupying its giant brick warehouses.
12. Shopping at Liverpool ONE
Arguably one of the biggest and best open air shopping centres in the country, Liverpool ONE is the heart of all things designer in the city, with big brand boutiques, restaurants and trendy cafés throughout, this amazing area is the perfect place to shop till you drop… if you can handle it!
13. Liverpool Cathedral
Visit the third largest building across Liverpool’s skyline and the fifth largest cathedral in the world with a tour of Liverpool Cathedral.
This incredible building is hard to miss no matter where you are in the city, and is definitely worth a visit to take in some stunning architectural history in a building that took a staggering 74 years to complete!
14. Concert Square
Known as the heart of Liverpool’s nightlife, Concert Square hosts some of the best and most well-known bars and clubs this city has to offer, making it one of the biggest night-out locations in the country, bringing in hen parties, stag dos and groups from all over the UK for a truly unique experience.
If you’re visiting for the night and looking to get right in the heart of the action, Concert Square should be your first port of call!
15. Liverpool Playhouse Theatre
A popular and exciting venue in the heart of the city, Liverpool's long-standing Playhouse Theatre makes for a brilliant place to spend the evening if you're looking to catch a show whilst in the city!
Putting on performances for theatre-goers since the 1960s, this is an idea that's perfect for groups of all ages and preferences, and can be combined with a great meal and drinks to make it an evening to remember.
Created for the 2008 European City of Culture award that was ultimately given to the city of Liverpool, these odd yet wonderfully popular sculptures portray a half-lamb, half-banana and can be found all over the city in various locations.
If you’ve got some time on your hands and want to explore the city at the same time, make it an hilarious day of exploration and challenge yourselves to find them all!
17. Museum of Liverpool
Take in the extensive and rich history of this iconic city at the Museum of Liverpool at the heart of the city’s historical docks.
From it’s past as one of the world’s most important port cities to its legendary football teams that are renowned across the globe, this is a truly unmissable experience if you’re interested in this city’s rich history.
18. Sefton Park
Take a walk through the fabulous Grade I listed historic Sefton Park for breath-taking views of monuments and natural features, including its very own boating lake!
If you’re looking to take some time out of the busyness of this city’s bustling centre, then taking a relaxing walk through this stunning park is a top choice.
19. Wheel of Liverpool
Take in the fantastic views of Liverpool’s skyline, the River Mersey and beyond with a unique twist on the amazing Wheel of Liverpool down at the docks.
This is a truly amazing way to experience the city from above and is an experience too good to miss!
20. World Museum
Witness some fantastic exhibitions from across the globe at the World Museum from archaeology to the natural and physical sciences. If you’re looking for a free day out to take in some amazing displays, then taking a trip to this fabulous historical place is the way to do it.