A Unesco World Heritage City, Liverpool is a vibrant city rich in maritime history and is the birthplace of the most famous band in the world – The Beatles! Featuring a spectacular waterfront, a collection of world class museums and galleries, a premier shopping and theatre scene, and a mix of internationally famous sporting venues from Aintree Racecourse to Anfield football stadium, the home of Liverpool FC, Liverpool has all the ingredients of a first class city break, catering for all from culture lovers to sports fans, shopaholics to families.
Liverpool museums cluster around stylish quarters including the spectacular World Heritage Albert Dock, home to the Tate Gallery, the Merseyside Maritime Museum and the Museum of Liverpool. City centre museums cluster around magnificent St George’s Hall and include the Walker Art Gallery and the World Museum. Famous sons The Beatles are given due attention with a fantastic choice of Beatles tours and attractions in and around the city and there’s plenty on offer for families including Mersey ferry boat trips with a stop off at interactive attraction Spaceport.
If you’re looking for a top UK shopping break then Liverpool is up there with the best, home to the vast Liverpool One shopping centre offering a mix of designer and mainstream fashion shops, many of them flagship stores. The city also offers a fabulous choice of funky clubs, chic bars and world cuisine restaurants.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.