There aren’t many places in the world where you can ‘park’ a cruise ship in the centre of a city - right in the middle of all the action! Liverpool is one of those places and the minute you step off your ship there is so much to do, a day just isn’t long enough!

To save you some time, we’ve put together our top 10 things to do - the hardest part is choosing which ones you want to do!

  • TOP TIP: Coming more than once? Keep checking this blog as we make updates throughout the season. Liverpool is forever changing!

1. THE BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE

Where: Cunard Building - 5 minute walk
Cost: £11 - £32

The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia. See outfits worn by artists from Freddie Mercury and Dusty Springfield, to the Spice Girls and Adam Ant. Whatever age you are, and whatever you are into, there is something here for you.

Discover the history of British music in the beautiful surroundings of the Cunard Building #Liverpool

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2. MUSEUM OF LIVERPOOL

Where: Pier Head - 10 minute walk
Cost: FREE

The world’s first national museum dedicated to the history of a regional city, the Museum of Liverpool tells the unique story of our city and its people. Hop on board the overhead railway, get up close to the stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met and take a look at our world famous waterfront through the window once crowned ‘Best window with a view’ in the UK!

CHECK OUT: A special exhibition, Double Fantasy, is currently running at the Museum of Liverpool celebrating the life of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Admission if FREE!


3. SHOPPING AT LIVERPOOL ONE

Where: Liverpool ONE - 15 minute walk
Cost: FREE (apart from the stuff you buy!)

Europe’s largest open-air shopping centre awaits you! Shop to your heart's content in over 170 stores including Topshop, Zara, Apple and John Lewis - don’t forget that you can bring as much as you like back, there’s no pesky overweight charges!

You could also stop for a coffee in one of the many cafes and restaurants or take in a movie at the 14-screen ODEON!

Who's ready for the bank holiday weekend!?? ✋ #LiveLife #Liverpool2018

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4. RADIO CITY TOWER

Where: St John’s Shopping Centre - 20 minute walk
Cost: £3.50 - £5.50

Experience Liverpool from 400 feet above the air! Home to Radio City, Radio City 2, Radio City 3 and Radio City Talk, this is a fully functioning radio studio with a 360 degree viewing gallery! Offering views of Merseyside, the Wirral, North Wales and as far away as the Cumbrian Hills on clearer days, make sure you bring your camera to get some birds-eye view shots!

Best view #liverpool #miss 💙

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5. THE ALBERT DOCK LIVERPOOL

Where: Liverpool Waterfront - 13 minute walk
Cost: FREE (paid things to do)

The Royal Albert Dock Liverpool is home to the largest single collection of Grade I listed buildings anywhere in the UK - pretty impressive! You can talk a walk around all the independent shops, restaurants and cafes or visit Tate Liverpool to see some incredible art.


6. CAVERN CLUB

Where: Matthew Street - 12 minute walk
Cost: FREE - £6

The legendary cellar that has seen seven incredible decades of music; from The Beatles first performance on 9th February 1961 to the Arctic Monkeys pre-breakthrough gig in October 2005, the Cavern Club remains the beating heart of Liverpool’s iconic music scene.

#캐번클럽 #cavernclub #비틀즈 #리버플

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7. ST GEORGE’S HALL

Where: St George’s Place - 20 minute walk
Cost: FREE (paid tours available)

Built in the early 1800s as a grand hub for music festivals and the Civil and Crown courts, St George’s Hall has been at the very epicentre of Liverpool life ever since. You can go on a guided tour or follow the ‘do it yourself’ signs and explore this magnificent building!


8. LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL

Where: St George’s Place - 20 minute walk
Cost: FREE - £15

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is Britain’s biggest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe. So as you can imagine, the views are pretty spectacular! It’s free to enter, if that’s all you’d like to do, but we’d totally recommend going up the tower to get some amazing views of Liverpool!


9. WHEEL OF LIVERPOOL

Where: Next to ACC Liverpool - 15 minute walk
Cost: FREE - £10

Enjoy panoramic views of Liverpool while you’re an awe inspiring 196 ft in the air! Each ride lasts approximately 15 minutes and includes full commentary about the history of Liverpool and life in the city today.


10. MERSEY FERRIES

Where: Pier Head - 5 minute walk
Cost: FREE - £9

Okay, so you’ve just gotten off of a ship and you may be wondering why we’d suggest getting on another… but no trip to Liverpool is complete without a a ride on the famous ferry cross’ the Mersey! Enjoy a 50 minute cruise as you sail down our world famous river.

Blue skies #ferrycrossthemersey

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BLOG POST PROFILE

This blog has been written by Stefan Price, Digital Marketing Assistant for Marketing Liverpool. Stefan looks after digital activity across Marketing Liverpool/ Visit Liverpool and runs the its Liverpool social channels!
 
Stefan is 19 years old and is from Liverpool. He loves all things to do with cruises, shopping and the odd Gin and Elderflower!

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