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Liverpool Attractions

Liverpool has a startling range of attractions. The architecture is world-class, with more listed buildings then any city outside London, and the heart of the city and its waterfront sit proudly alongside treasures like the Taj Mahal and Pyramids at Giza as a World Heritage Site. Whether it's art and culture, sport or family outings for the half term holidays you're looking for, you'll be spoilt for choice in Liverpool.

 
Albert Dock

Albert Dock

The Albert Dock is a truly stunning architectural triumph. Opened in 1846, it soon became a treasure house of precious cargoes from all over the world. Today a £100 million redevelopment has transformed it into one of Liverpool's busiest and most cosmopolitan centres and a top heritage attraction. The Albert Dock offers entertainment from fashionable bars and restaurants to the Tate Liverpool, the famous Beatles Story, the Maritime Museum and HM Customs & Excise National Museum. Combined with niche retail boutiques the Albert Dock offers entertainment within beautiful historic surroundings.

Hotels near Albert Dock
Titanic Boat5 starfrom £75.00
The Joker Boat5 starfrom £149.00
Hilton Liverpool City Centre4 starfrom £74.25
Hollywood Apartments & Barges from £145.00
Premier Inn Liverpool Albert Dock3 starfrom £71.00
 
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

The largest Cathedral in the UK, with the world's highest Gothic arches, Sir John Betjeman called it "one of the great buildings of the twentieth century". Its awesome architecture inside and out, panoramic views from the tower, together with a visit to the Elizabeth Hoare Embroidery Gallery never fails to impress. From 2007, the Cathedral will also boast a new attraction – The Great Space.

Hotels near Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
The Georgian Town House Hotel from £45.00
Hope Street Hotel4 starfrom £72.00
Base Serviced Apartments - East Village3 starfrom £59.00
Base Serviced Apartments - Manhattan Place4 starfrom £340.00
Elysian Fields4 starfrom £79.00
 
World Museum Liverpool

World Museum Liverpool

World Museum Liverpool - formerly Liverpool Museum - has been magnificently expanded with thousands of fascinating exhibits, many on display for the first time. New galleries include World Cultures, the Bug House, a new Aquarium, the Weston Discovery Centre, Clore Natural History Centre and Treasure House Theatre with their thrilling hands-on experiences. The awesome exhibits range from the oceans to the stars - including artefacts that are millions of years old. Familiar and popular items from the old museum, like a great totem pole from north west America, are also included. New and improved visitor facilities include a ground-level entrance and central glass-topped atrium giving access to the museum galleries, café, shop and education amenities.

Hotels near World Museum Liverpool
Lord Nelson2 starfrom £28.80
Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre4 starfrom £84.00
Bridpoint Apartments4 starfrom £700.00
The Liner at Liverpool3 starfrom £54.00
Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre3 starfrom £58.50
 
Cavern Club (Beatles)

Cavern Club (Beatles)

The Cavern Club opened as a jazz club in 1957 and became world famous when The Beatles performed here no less than 292 times in the early 1960s. Today's Cavern, reconstructed using the original bricks and built on the same site, opened in 1984. The Cavern Club is a 'must-see' for Beatles fans and it's still one of the best venues in Liverpool to watch live music. The live music programme offers a wide range from tribute to contemporary - catch a performance most nights at the club and on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Hotels near Cavern Club (Beatles)
Fowlers Pads4 starfrom £100.00
Euro Hostel Liverpool5 starfrom £13.00
Signature Living Hotel from £49.00
Signature Living at Matthew Street from £143.10
The Sir Thomas Hotel3 starfrom £45.00
 
Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool is the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside London and is housed in beautiful converted warehouse in the historic Albert Dock. Part of a family of galleries that include Tate Britain and Tate Modern in London and Tate St Ives in Cornwall, Tate Liverpool is the home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the North. Tate Liverpool displays work selected from the Tate Collection and special exhibitions which bring together artwork loaned from around the world. The displays and exhibitions show modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day which includes photography, printmaking, video, performance and installation as well as painting and sculpture. There are a wide range of events and family activities which include free introductory tours, exhibition talks and lectures as well as free family events which take place every Sunday afternoon. Tate Shop and Tate Cafe are open during gallery hours.

Hotels near Tate Liverpool)
Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock3 starfrom £59.00
Premier Inn Liverpool Albert Dock3 starfrom £71.00
Hollywood Apartments & Barges from £145.00
The Joker Boat5 starfrom £149.00
Titanic Boat5 starfrom £75.00
 

Other Attraction near Liverpool

  • Metropolitan RC Cathedral - The Roman Catholic Cathedral opened in 1967 with its modern, circular design and glorious multi-coloured windows. Dating from the 1930s, the majestic barrel vaults of fine brickwork and granite pillars in the original Lutyens Crypt offer a sharp contrast in architectural styles.
  • Beatles Magical Mystery Tour - What better way to experience the sights and sounds of Beatles Liverpool than on a vintage Magical Mystery Tour Bus, identical to the one used in the 1967 film. This tour, operated by Cavern City Tours, visits many of 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.
  • Walker Art Gallery - Internationally important collection of art from the 14th to the 20th century. Especially rich in European Old Masters, Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite pictures and modern British work.Outstanding works include masterpieces by Rubens, Rembrabt, Poussin, Gainsborourgh and Hogarth.