You can take various tours and follow the footsteps of the Beatles by visiting the Cavern Club, the Cavern Walks or the Beatles Story in Albert Dock. There is also a Beatles Shop to explore and you can see 20 Forthlin Road, which is McCartney’s former home and the band wrote and rehearsed many of their first songs.
The Albert Dock is a fascinating place to visit and walk along its walkways and see the impressive five story high block of buildings that surround the harbor. You will also come across the Beatles Story Museum with memorabilia, photographs and films of them.
The Pier Head building is a beautiful sight with its traditional trio buildings known as the Three Graces – The Cunard Building, The Port of Liverpool Building and the Royal Liver Building. You will also come across the Titanic Memorial, the Queen Victoria Monument and the Georgian Town Hall.
Liverpool has many museums to visit with interesting history and artefacts, some of the most popular are: The World Museum, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Museum of Liverpool amongst many others.
Liverpool One is an open-air shopping Centre and is the largest one in the UK. Full of a variety of shops, restaurants, cafés and it even boasts a cinema.
Sefton Park is a luxurious botanical park spread over 250 acres of gardens, and you can explore the Victorian Palm House, caves and waterfalls.
The city has a City Bike scheme which provides over 1,000 bikes stationed across the city at more than 140 docking stations.
Liverpool has an extensive rail network consisting of three lines – The Northern Line, The Wirral Line and The City Line. They all link to a variety of different destinations across the UK. Liverpool Central is an underground station located in the City Centre.
There is a huge range of bus stops around Liverpool so you can easily get around the City and surrounding areas with no problem, and the main bus station is at Queen Square Bus Station.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport provides Liverpool with direct connections across England and Europe.
Mersey Ferry provides a cross river ferry service in Liverpool, allowing you to get across to the Wirral Peninsula and a transport link between the city. The service operates at intervals of between 20 minutes to every hour.
The port of Liverpool also provides a ferry service across the Irish Sea to Dublin, Belfast and The Isle of Man.