VisitLiverpool Blog

Want inside info on Liverpool's best places to eat, sleep, shop, drink and just generally have a good time? 👀 Of course you do. 


Our VisitLiverpool blog is written by our very own in-house Liverpool experts who spend almost every day in the city. Whether they're out looking for the hottest new opening or just enjoying some downtime in the city, their knowledge of Liverpool is second to none. 


  • M&S Bank Arena exterior with people outside lit up purple.

    What’s on at the M&S Bank Arena

    If there’s one thing we know how to do in Liverpool it’s to put on a show and one of the best places to head to do that is the M&S Bank Arena! We’ve made a list of top events not to miss in 2021 & 2022 so you can start planning your day out in Liverpool.

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  • The royal Liver Building lit up for River of Light.

    ITINERARY - Two Days Exploring River Of Light Trail

    If you’re heading to Liverpool for a bit of a staycation to see the River of Light Trail you’ll have plenty of time to explore the rest of the city too. From places to stay to things to do and where to head for something to eat, we’ve sorted it all out for you.

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  • Two children stood in front of a light installation.

    ITINERARY - Family Fun at River Of Light Trail

    It’s time to light up the streets of Liverpool once again for the River of Light Trail! With the trail running right across October half-term and beyond, it’s the perfect opportunity to take the kids on a wonderful day out in Liverpool.

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  • Drone Shot of River of Light on the waterfront

    ITINERARY - Art Lovers' Guide to River of Light Trail

    It’s time to light up the streets of Liverpool once again for the River of Light Trail! If you’re heading to Liverpool to explore the Rhythm of the Light then why not make a day out of it and explore the rest of the city’s art and cultural offerings. 

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  • Lots of pumpkins at a pumpkin patch.

    Things to do in Liverpool in Autumn

    Autumn in Liverpool is always beautiful! There are plenty of ways to enjoy everything we love about the change of seasons so grab your coat and wooly hat and explore Liverpool this Autumn. 

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  • A family in front of the 'rainbow bridge' installation in April 2021 River of Light.

    River of Light October 2021 - FAQs

    We understand that you may have questions surrounding the River of Light Trail taking place in Liverpool. Here we have tried to answer as many frequently asked questions as possible. 

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  • Burger and fries from Slim's

    Liverpool Burger Spots

    Liverpool has so many places to head to for a burger of your favourite choosing we thought we would help by picking some of the best spots in the city to head. In the mood for some beef? We’ve got it, chicken? No problem, vegan? You’re covered! 

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  • Menu and food from Yard and coop

    Child Friendly Restaurants in Liverpool

    Finding somewhere to eat when you’re out and about with the kids can often be a bit of a stress, so to make your visit to Liverpool a bit easier, we have done all the hard work for you.

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  • Harlee The Dachshund on Dog Friendly Liverpool

    Harlee The Dachshund on Dog Friendly Liverpool

    We know Liverpool is super dog friendly but we wanted to find out where all the best spots in the city are from a proper Scouser. We asked local dog about the town, Harlee the Dachshund to give us their favourite places and they don’t dissapoint. 

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  • Discover More with Merseyrail

    Discover More with Merseyrail

    Whether you’re visiting Liverpool for the day, or for a staycation, there are so many fantastic places to visit which are just a short train ride away and all so close to Liverpool City Centre.

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  • Afternoon tea on a table with leaves in the background.

    The Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Liverpool

    Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to celebrate all sorts of occasions with your family and friends and there are lots of places to head in Liverpool for that special treat. From the traditional to the elaborate and even punk versions, there’s something for everyone. 

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  • Crowds inside a huge warehouse at a club night

    LIVERPOOL - We will always have music

    Liverpool was in the news again recently with the news that we had lost our UNESCO World Heritage status because it was believed that new developments threatened the value of our waterfront.

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  • Dog at the botanical garden

    Dog Friendly Liverpool

    To help you plan your dog friendly trip to Liverpool, we have put together a list of some of the best places to eat, drink and run around to make sure no one gets left out and everyone is able to enjoy a trip to the city. 

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  • A cup of coffee from Bold Street Coffee

    Liverpool Coffee Shops

    We all love a good cup of coffee in the morning with breakfast, at lunch with a friend, afternoon coffee and cake or even a good old cup of tea or a creamy hot chocolate - a warm drink is perfect any time of day!

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  • A breakfast sandwich from Bold Street Coffee

    Where to Go For Breakfast in Liverpool

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we know how to do it right in Liverpool. From full English breakfasts to pancakes, waffles, bagels to go and eggs all sorts of different ways, these breakfasts will set you up perfectly for a day exploring the city. 

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  • Liverpool playhouse Theatre.

    Liverpool Theatre Guide

    If there is one thing Liverpool knows how to do it’s put on a show and we have so many theatres and performance spaces in the city to be able to do just that. To help plan your theatrical trip to the city we have put together a theatre guide so you can see what takes your fancy. Let’s get this show on the road!

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  • Two people on a roof top holding some drinks.

    A Relaxing Break In Liverpool

    While our great city is known for its hustle and bustle, it’s very easy to have a quiet break for two if you know where to look. From relaxing walks on the Wirral coastline to wandering around art galleries and museums, seeing a show or two in world class music venues and enjoying lunch al fresco, Liverpool is the perfect place to recharge your batteries.

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  • Bottomless Brunch In Liverpool

    Bottomless Brunch In Liverpool

    If you’re thinking of starting your weekend in Liverpool with a bit of Bottomless Brunch then you’re in the right place. From the traditional full English breakfast brunch dishes with a Middle Eastern twist to build your own brunch board - there are plenty of places to enjoy delicious food and a few bubbles. 

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  • Rainbow flag being waved in the air in a crowd of people.

    LGBT+ Guide To Liverpool

    Liverpool City Region’s diversity is one of our great strengths and a key part of what makes us such a welcoming, vibrant and inclusive city to visit - everyone is welcome! We are home to the UK’s first recognised LGBT+ dedicated space and have some of the best night life and cultural spaces in the country to explore.

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  • Cavern Club Exterior - A Story of the Cavern Club's History

    The History of the Cavern Club

    Liverpool’s Cavern Club has been dubbed the most famous club in the world due to its eventful seven decades of life and we couldn't think of a more apt title for it to hold. Delve into the history of this iconic Liverpool landmark. 

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  • The outside of the Beatles Story.

    Beatles Attractions In Liverpool

    A trip to Liverpool is not complete without exploring a bit of Beatles history. Whether you’re a huge Fab Four fan, just know a handful of songs or know nothing about them at all, you’re in the perfect place to start your Beatles journey.

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  • A roast dinner with chicken and vegetables on a table next to a glass of beer.

    The 10 best places in Liverpool for a Sunday Roast

    There is no better way to end the week than with a Sunday Roast in Liverpool. If you're looking for a place to book have a look at some of our reccomendations to see if any of them take your fancy. Is it Sunday yet? 

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  • Two people from behind watching a TV screen with the football on.

    Where to Watch the Football in Liverpool

    From warehouses full of TV screens to outdoor gardens, huge Irish bars or cosy pubs, there are plenty of places in Liverpool to watch the football. Premier League, Champions League, World Cup, The Euros and everything in between, if there is a game on, you’ll find it somewhere. 

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