Places To Visit
In this section, find out more about Liverpool’s Quarters and Chinatown, Liverpool’s stunning and fantastically varied architecture, and follow in the footsteps of stars in Liverpool’s film locations.
There’s also more information about Liverpool’s districts. Find out more about top seaside resort Southport, with its gardens, iron pier and family attractions and the beautiful beaches and sand dunes along Sefton’s coast.
Placed between Liverpool and North Wales, overlooking the River Dee, Welsh hills and River Mersey, the beautiful Wirral Peninsula is fantastic for walks, outdoor activities, countryside hotels and cosy pubs. Discover historic workers’ village Port Sunlight, Ness Botanic Gardens or the revitalised New Brighton resort.
Knowsley is just 8 miles from Liverpool city centre. The grand Knowsley Hall, private residence of the 19th Earl of Derby, hosts weddings, celebrations and corporate events. Activities on the estate include a high ropes course, archery and quad biking. Knowsley Safari Park is a great day out for families - a 500-acre park where exotic animals roam free along a five-mile safari drive.
Halton sits astride the River Mersey to the east of Liverpool. Runcorn and Widnes are the major towns, and many more picturesque parishes and villages make up the borough. Walking in the hills, weaving down a canal, or enjoying one of Halton’s many special events, there’s many ways to spend your spare time here.
In St Helens, sports fans are well catered for with Haydock Park Racecourse and St Helens Saints, the most successful side in rugby’s Super League history. Discover the borough’s heritage at the World of Glass, and you can’t miss Dream - the iconic 20 metre high artwork overlooking the M62.
Liverpool city region is accessible and easy to get around - see the travel section for our tips.
The Atkinson is Southport’s beautiful new home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and...
Home to outstanding works by Gainsborough, the Lady Lever Art Gallery is a National treasure.