The Liverpool’s Leading Attractions Group is exactly what its name suggests; a group of the best days out and places to see in the city region. From museums and galleries to unique buildings, arts centres and tourist experiences, these attractions are must-sees on any trip to the region.
Liverpool has the largest collection of museums and galleries in the UK outside London. National Museums Liverpool's seven venues include the World Museum, Museum of Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Walker Art Gallery.
The famous Mersey Ferries cruises are unique to Liverpool and a great way to see the city. Stop off at Spaceport to explore all things intergalactic, or U-Boat Story for a fascinating insight into a World War II German submarine.
Fans from all over the world make the pilgrimage to Anfield, home of Liverpool Football Club. You can do a stadium tour, visit the interactive Liverpool FC Museum and eat in the Boot Room Sports Café.
Albert Dock is one of the country’s top heritage attractions, boasting museums, galleries, restaurants and bars. At the Dock, the Beatles Story is a huge draw for Fab Four fans, and provides a fascinating insight to the life and times of the Beatles. And Tate Liverpool stages international exhibitions of the best in modern art.
The Magical Mystery Tour also leaves from Albert Dock, and is a two-hour journey around the places that made the Beatles, including Penny Lane and Strawberry Field.
The National Trust runs tours to Mendips and 20 Forthlin Road, Lennon and McCartney’s childhood homes, which are beautifully preserved. See where the Beatles composed many of their early songs.
Liverpool Cathedral is Britain’s largest, and is a truly great and spectacular space. Try and catch one of the many events, or take the Tower Tour nearly 100 metres above ground for amazing views of Liverpool city region.
The Bluecoat is a cutting-edge arts centre housed in a 300-year-old building, offering a programme of art, literature, music and dance. It’s also home to a wide range of artists and creative businesses.
Witness an engineering masterpiece first-hand with Mersey Tunnels Tours, a unique behind-the-scenes tour of the Queensway Tunnel, running deep beneath the River Mersey.
And over in Wirral, Port Sunlight is a unique and beautiful 19th century garden village created solely for the Sunlight Soap factory workers. Step inside Port Sunlight Museum to experience what it was like to live and work during the village's heyday.
A truly wild day out awaits at Knowsley Safari, a 550-acre park offering a unique five-mile safari drive along roads lined with exotic animals from all over the globe.