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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. 


  • 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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  • Liverpool Street Art 🖌️

    Liverpool Street Art 🖌️

    Liverpool is a city overflowing with art and culture and street art is becoming a huge part of our city’s landscape. In all corners of the city artworks large and small are popping up on the sides of buildings so we've put together a list of a few to see if you can find them. 

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  • The Story of Castle Street

    The Story of Castle Street

    One of Liverpool’s seven original streets, a food and drink hub and full of architectural beauty - it has to be Castle Street. Find out all about the history of one of the city's favourite streets and what you can see today.

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  • Liverpool's Green Spaces 🌳

    Liverpool's Green Spaces 🌳

    Getting out into the fresh air and spending an afternoon chilling in a park is needed for a bit of a break sometimes. Luckily, Liverpool has plenty of green and open spaces to head to in all shapes and sizes for a relaxing afternoon with the family. 

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  • Discover The Royal Albert Dock

    Discover the Royal Albert Dock

    The rejuvenated and picturesque Royal Albert Dock is a destination attraction that should be on everyone’s itinerary when visiting Liverpool. There's so much to see, do, eat and drink!

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  • On The Lookout For A 'Hidden Gem'

    On The Lookout For A 'Hidden Gem'

    There are many ‘must see’ things across the Liverpool City Region – the most popular attractions, the top restaurants and the well-known hotels. Everyone also has a favourite ‘Hidden Gem’ – something off the beaten track – and this is a chance to shout about them.

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  • St. Patrick’s Day in Liverpool ☘️

    St. Patrick’s Day in Liverpool ☘️

    It is estimated that three quarters of Liverpool’s population have Irish roots so it’s a little wonder that we go all out when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re visiting the city, are a local Scouser or are originally from Ireland, you’ll be able to paint the town green whatever you get up to! 

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  • NEIGHBOURHOOD - Ropewalks

    NEIGHBOURHOOD - Ropewalks

    The Ropewalks area of the city has been given its name from the craft of rope-making for the sailor ships that dominated the area in the 19th century. Since then it has become a cultural hub for independent shops, restaurants, bars, nightlife and galleries. 

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  • NEIGHBOURHOOD - St George’s Quarter

    NEIGHBOURHOOD - St George’s Quarter

    St George’s Quarter boasts some of the finest Victorian architecture in Britain. Step off the train at Lime Street Station and be greeted with Liverpool’s stunning culture as soon as you arrive. 

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  • NEIGHBOURHOOD - Baltic Triangle

    NEIGHBOURHOOD - Baltic Triangle

    Over the last few years the Baltic Triangle has turned into one of the coolest and most creative parts of Liverpool. To help you plan your trip to we have picked out everything you should see. From food and drink, to events and everything in between, we have you covered.

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  • The Best Pancakes in Liverpool

    The Best Pancakes in Liverpool

    Who doesn't love celebrating Shrove Tuesday with a lemon and sugar crêpe or a giant stack of American pancakes? We certainly do! It’s the only night of the year we can get away with having pancakes for dinner and not feel guilty about it so we’re very excited to indulge. 

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  • Family Friendly Liverpool

    Family Friendly Liverpool

    Liverpool is a great city to visit for the whole family, so if you fancy a city break that you can bring the little ones on without them getting bored, then Liverpool is the place to come. Read all about our family friendly Liverpool. 

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  • Independent Venue Week 2020

    Independent Venue Week 2020

    Independent Venue Week kicks off today and runs until 2 February for a seven day celebration of music venues around the UK so we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate all the wonderful music venues in Liverpool.

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  • What To Do When It Rains In Liverpool ☔

    What To Do When It Rains In Liverpool ☔

    The Great British weather is famously unpredictable wherever you go in the UK, luckily in Liverpool we have plenty of things to do indoors for if you ever get caught in a bit of bad weather. 

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  • Liverpool Music Festival Guide 2020

    Liverpool Music Festival Guide 2020

    We all love a music festival; live music, hot weather (most of the time), a few drinks and a good old dance, we couldn't ask for anything much better really. Luckily in Liverpool we have plenty of festivals to keep us entertained all year round.

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  • Liverpool Theatre Guide 🎭

    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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  • Bars With a Twist ⛳

    Bars With a Twist ⛳

    If you’re looking for ways to make your night out in Liverpool a bit different then this list will definitely help you out. From cocktail bars with bowling alleys and ball pit bars to speakeasy style venues with sleight of hand magic or even board game cafes! 

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  • ITINERARY - Treat Yourself This Christmas in Liverpool

    ITINERARY - Treat Yourself This Christmas in Liverpool

    Christmas is not only a time for treating your loved ones but also for giving yourself a hard earned break and there's no better place to do that then in Liverpool. Stay in one of the city’s most luxurious hotels, dine in style for breakfast, lunch and dinner and explore everything we have to offer all day.

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  • Blackler's Giant Santa

    Blackler's Giant Santa

    Remember the famous giant Father Christmas from Blackler’s Department Store in Liverpool? Well now he's back! To find out what happened to Santa after he left Blackler’s and how he underwent his transformation we spoke to Kay Jones, Lead Curator of Community History at the Museum of Liverpool for all of the magical secrets. 

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  • Liverpool Christmas Gift Guide 🎁

    Liverpool Christmas Gift Guide 🎁

    For the very prepared people out there, the Christmas shopping is all done, wrapped and sent to Santa by Easter but for those of you struggling to come up with gift ideas that will put a smile on your loved ones faces, we’ve got you covered. 

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