Explore our ultimate 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. 

From experiences you can only find in Liverpool to things to eat and drink and some shows gracing our many stages, you’ll be able to work your way through the names on your nice list in no time!

There might even be the odd thing for the scrooge in your life too. 🎅


Liverpool Experiences


MERSEY FERRIES CRUISE

A ferry across the Mersey is one of the most iconic activities to do in Liverpool so this year why not treat someone on your Christmas list with vouchers for that ultimate trip across the famous river on a Mersey Ferry Cruise. You can get vouchers for the River Explorer Cruise or the Manchester Ship Canal Cruise so there’s something for every seafarer. 


EVERTON FOOTBALL TOUR

If your loved one is a fan of Everton Football Club then what better way to treat them this Christmas than with a Goodison Park Stadium Tour. They’ll be able to see all the best bits of the stadium, chill in the changing rooms, stand pitch side and walk down the new look tunnel to the sound of Z-Cars. 

W środę ze stadionem w Szafie Fana wracam do ostatniej z moich podróży. 😎 ⁣ ⁣ A ponieważ Liverpool to nie tylko jeden klub, to przesyłam Wam takie ujęcie z obiektu Evertonu. 🏟️ ⁣ ⁣ Drużyny starszej która gdyby nie nowy właściciel gruntu pod Anfield grałaby tam gdzie obecny zwycięzca Ligi Mistrzów. 😉 ⁣ ⁣ Ba może w ogóle nie doprowadziłoby to do powstania ich lokalnego rywala. 😀 ⁣ ⁣ A to tylko niektóre ciekawostki z tego, co opowiedzą Wam oddani ludzie oprowadzający po tym stadionie. ⚽👍 ⁣ ⁣ Zresztą z tego miejsca ich pozdrawiam. 😏 ⁣ ⁣ #szafafana #stadiony #stadion #stadium #everton #goodisonpark #liverpool #pilka #pilkanozna #piłkanożna #kibic #kibice #kibicujemy #podroze #podróżnik #podróże #wyjazd #wakacje #zwiedzanie #zwiedzamy #polishboy #polskichlopak #laczynaspilka #pilkadlawszystkich #trybuny #groundhopper #groundhopping #welivefootball #pieknie #pasja

A post shared by 🎥YouTuber⚽Kibic👕Kolekcjoner👍 (@szafafana) on


RLB360

This year The Royal Liver Building opened its doors to the public in the form of the RLB360 tour! Guests can head to the top of the famous building to take in epic views of the city, amongst discovering its many other secrets, including a special light show inside the clock tower. 

This Christmas why not book your loved ones some tickets to this incredible attraction. 


TITANIC HOTEL

Everyone loves a spa day, especially after a busy Christmas. Treat someone who deserves a bit of a break to vouchers at The Titanic Hotel so they can unwind in the luxury spa, relax in the stunning rooms or enjoy afternoon tea in the dining rooms. 


SHIVERPOOL 

If your loved one is a bit more of a Grinch than bursting with festive cheer, treat them to something utterly spooky with some Shiverpool gift vouchers - it couldn't be less Chrsitmas if you tried! Go on a guided tour of the haunted corners of Liverpool and be utterly terrified by the legendary ghost stories.

🎄💀🎄💀🎄💀🎄💀🎄💀🎄💀🎄💀🎄💀🎄💀 For perfect mis-treats and Stocking Chiller's this Christmas Season - choose Shiverpool. Liverpool's first ever Ghost Map has been described as a master-piece - a lovingly hand-crafted work, for lovers of illustration, history, haunted heritage and of course, Liverpool. Follow the BOOK NOW link in the bio to buy your Map! https://www.shiverpool.co.uk/book-now Shiverpool designed Gift vOUCHhers are something different and can be used for any tour, any time! And we would love to welcome you on a traditional Christmas Ghost Tour this season.... Private tours for groups available too. Christmas can be Bloody Murder🍁👻💀🖤🎩⚰️🎄🌲❄️

A post shared by Shiverpool (@shiverpool_official) on


EVERYMAN CINEMA 

For the film fan in your life, treat them to some vouchers for the Everyman Cinema. This cinema experience is a bit different as you sit back and relax on the luxury couches with table service bringing you drinks and snacks. Movie nights just got a whole lot more fancy. 


THERAPLATE UK LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW

The perfect gift for the person in your life that loves everything equestrian would be tickets to the Liverpool International Horse Show at the M&S Bank Arena from 28-31 December. The post christmas treat will have everything from show jumping, stunt horses, pyrotechnic dance, silk artists and loads more! 


For the Foodies


LIVERPOOL GIN

Gin lovers can now have their own little bit of Liverpool in their glass in the form of Liverpool Gin. The distillery on Castle Street distills various different flavours of their gin in house with all sorts of tours and experiences to take part in. Purchase the gin lover in your life a voucher for their own gin experience or pick up a bottle of their favourite Liverpool Gin. 


CROSBY COFFEE

Everybody knows a coffee lover so what better gift to get them than some locally roasted beans from Crosby Coffee. Find the independent coffee shop just a short train ride out of the city centre or in the odd coffee shop around town and you won't regret getting this as a gift this year. 


ROLY’S FUDGE

Find Roly’s Fudge, a quaint little fudge shop at The Royal Albert Dock, to fill your Christmas stockings with something sweet. After winning 58 awards the fudge in here has become a local favourite and the perfect gift for the sweet-toothed friend in your life. They even do vegan fudge too!


LIVERPOOL BREWERY TOUR

Treat someone special to a tour of the hidden treasures of Liverpool’s Brewery scene with UK Brewery Tours. They’ll get to visit three breweries and a craft beer bar with beer tastings and 10 ⅓ pints of freshly crafted beer, access to get hands on with the ingredients and the chance to learn all about each brewery. It’s the perfect Christmas gift!


SIX BY NICO

For the ultimate foodie in your life treat them to some vouchers for Liverpool’s newest fine dining experience, Six by Nico. The theme of the six course tasting menu changes every six weeks so there’s all the more reason to keep going back. The first theme for the restaurant is “The Chippe” so you know you’re going to get something interesting here...


Perfect for Music Lovers


M&S BANK ARENA

The M&S Bank Arena will be welcoming a whole host of artists to its stage next year making them the perfect gift this festive season.

The 1975 - The Manchester group will be bringing their new album ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’ to the M&S Bank Arena in February. 

Diana Ross - the music legend will be bringing hit after hit to the arena in July. 

McFly - a perfect christmas gift for the boy band fans in your family.

There is also everything from The Who, Rick Astley, A-Ha, Craig David and loads more!


LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC HALL

Tickets for an event at The Liverpool Philharmonic Hall will make for the perfect gift this Christmas. With classical performances from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to touring bands and comedy and film shows, there’s something for everyone. 

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac - always a sell out show, a tribute to one of music’s greatest albums. 

Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra - a staple in all forms of music. 

Nobu Plays Rachmaninov - one of Liverpool’s favourite Japanese pianists. 


CLASSIC VINYL

If you know someone who’s a fan of collecting vinyl record, classic or new releases then head to Dig Vinyl or Probe Records to find that perfect Christmas gift.


BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE 

For the music history fans get them some gift vouchers to the British Music Experience on Liverpool’s Waterfront. The exhibition tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia from the Beatles to Bowie, Adele and The Spice Girls.

Spice girls #girlpower

A post shared by Beth 💫 (@bethj199621) on


LIVERPOOL SOUND CITY

You can’t go wrong with getting festival tickets for Christmas and a couple of tickets for Liverpool Sound City next year would go down a treat. The festival set in the Baltic Triangle on 1-3 May has already announced its first wave of acts with Pale Waves topping the bill! 


BIDO LITO! JOURNAL 2019

If you’ve got a music lover in your life that loves up and coming grassroots music then the Bido Lito! Journal will make a perfect stocking filler. 

Bido Lito! Are an independent music magazine that cover everything from music, arts and culture in Liverpool. At the end of each year they put together a journal full of all the best bits from the last 12 months for you to look back on. 


For The Art Enthusiasts


WALKER ART GALLERY

From 25 April to 31 August 2020 a major retrospective of Linda McCartney’s photography will be on display at the Walker Art Gallery. From her iconic depictions of the music scene in the 1960s to her family life with Paul, she captured her whole world on film for us to see in this stunning exhibition. This would make for a pretty special Christmas gift. 


WORLD MUSEUM 

AI: More than Human will be opening at the World Museum from 10 July to 1 November next year and tickets for this would make the perfect Christmas present for the tech mad person in your life. 


TATE LIVERPOOL

Tate Liverpool has a pretty impressive gift shop to accompany their exhibitions. Something from their impressive collection would make for a brilliant art related Christmas present this year. 


THE NEST

Find The Nest at the Royal Albert Dock for artwork from local artists and makers that pay homage to the city. Find everything from Liver Bird cufflinks to necklaces, prints and candles by local makers Owen Drew.


RENNIES GALLERY

If you know someone who loves a bit of art to hang on the walls then Rennies Gallery on Bold Street is the place to go for that perfect gift. The gallery showcases an amazing selection of art from local artists with lots of work having a Liverpool theme. 

There is also an arts and crafts shop attached to the gallery so you can stock up on art supplies or put together a bundle for the crafty person in your life. The staff are also super helpful in suggesting the best supplies for your craft. 

#boldstreet #Liverpool

A post shared by Elizabeth (@phlizzz) on


For The Beatles Super Fan


THE BEATLES STORY 

Get the Beatles fan in your life some gift vouchers to The Beatles Story on the Royal Albert Dock and they’ll be your biggest fan forever. The immersive experience guides you around the story of the life and career of the Fab Four. You can also add to their present by getting them a gift from the Fab Four store. Maybe a t-shirt, mug or some records? 


MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

The Magical Mystery Tour is on it’s way to take you on a Beatles journey you’ll never forget, making it the perfect Christmas gift this year. The tour takes you around all of the places in Liverpool made famous by The Beatles such as their childhood homes, Strawberry Field, Penny Lane and loads more.  

There are places I remember...

A post shared by Magical Mystery Tour (@mmtliverpool) on


For the Thespians 


LIVERPOOL EMPIRE THEATRE

You can’t go wrong with buying the theater go-er in your life some tickets for a show and there are some amazing productions coming to the Liverpool Empire to snap some tickets for the perfect gift.

Mamma Mia - Perfect for the ABBA fan in your life.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie - the smash West End hit is a musical sensation for the whole family.

The Heathers - a dark comedy rock musical based on the 1988 film of the same name and a West End favourite.

مسرح #ليفربول 😍

A post shared by غصون السليطين (@ghosoun_alsulaiteen) on


EVERYMAN & PLAYHOUSE 

The Everyman and Playhouse Theatres have all sorts of musicals, shows and In Conversations for you to grab tickets for this Christmas. 

Conversations with Stacey Dooley - the popular BBC presenter and Strictly Come Dancing champion is giving a rare appearance to talk about her career. 

Six - From tudor Queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII are taking to the stage.


Hit the shops


LIVERPOOL MONOPOLY

Everyone’s favourite board game has been given a scouse twist with the new Liverpool edition of Monopoly. Race around the board as you try to buy all of Liverpool’s famous landmarks to be crowned the winner. It will make for the perfect gift this christmas for the board game fan in your life. 


THE LEATHER SATCHEL COMPANY 

For that unique Christmas gift this year treat your loved one to a personalised bag from the Leather Satchel Company on the Royal Albert Dock. The bespoke pieces range in colours, sizes and styles so there will be something to fit everyone's wardrobe. Get the gift embossed for that extra special touch too. 


LIVERPOOL ONE GIFT VOUCHERS 

We all have that one friend that’s a bit of a nightmare to buy for at Christmas so instead of turning to the classic socks and bubble bath combo treat them to a Liverpool ONE gift card instead. They’ll be able to take their pick from the 170 stores, restaurants and bars to find something that's perfect for them. It takes all the stress out of your Christmas shopping! 

Liverpool is kind of pretty sometimes 🧡

A post shared by Gabe 🐺 (@vxnderlinde_) on


LFC & EFC STORES

If you have a Liverpool or Everton Football fan in your life then why not treat them to something from the current seasons collection from each of their stores in Liverpool ONE. Whether it's a new shirt with their favorite player on the back, a scarf or a bit of training gear, they’ll be made up this Christmas.


LUSH

Church Street is home to the world’s biggest LUSH store, impressive, right? Not only is it the largest store in the world but it also has a whole floor dedicated to Christmas themed bath bombs and festive gifts. This is definitely a place to head for those stocking fillers. 


MERSEYMADE

For a gift made by local creatives then Merseymade is the place to go. The shop is set inside a working artists studio giving local artists a chance to make and sell their work on site. With everything from prints, jewellery, candles, ceramics you’ll find something unique this Christmas. 


WONGS JEWELLERS

This family owned business has been hand-crafting and sourcing stunning jewelry for over 50 years in Liverpool and is the perfect place to visit for a Christmas gift. Whether it’s a pair of earrings, a delicate bracelet or a ring used for asking a big question you’ll find the perfect one in here. 


THE METQUARTER

Have a look around the Metquarter to find some of Liverpool’s boutique brands this Christmas. There is everything from Kids Cavern, Cricket and Francesca Couture for you to pick up some gifts or something special for yourself… 


Explore Bold Street for something special


UTILITY

The Liverpool based Utility is the perfect shop to pick up some unique christmas gifts. Find them on Bold Street and Liverpool ONE for everything from Chriatmas cards, home accessories, quirky pieces of furniture and stationery. You’ll find a fair amount of Liverpool gift inspiration in here! 


SHARED EARTH

Shared Earth is a fair trade, eco and ethically focused shop on Bold Street selling everything from greetings cards, gifts, artwork, clothing and homeware from makers from around the world. The beautiful store is a treasure trove of ethically sourced gifts perfect for Christmas whilst also being eco-friendly and sustainable.


RESURRECTION

If you know someone into their vintage fashion or classic records then stop off at Resurrection on your trip down Bold Street. Find everything from vintage and repurposed clothes, band t-shirts and accessories fit for a special Christmas gift. Uptails you will also find Dig Vinyl, perfect for the classic record lover on your shopping list. 


NEWS FROM NOWHERE

You can’t go wrong with buying someone a book for Christmas, who doesn’t love to read? If you’re after something a bit different this year then have a look around News from Nowhere on Bold Street. The radical and community bookstore has everything from hard hitting literature, to classic novels and zines.

News From Nowhere on Bold St in Liverpool could be the perfect place to spend #BookshopDay this Saturday 📚⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ Here’s another few ways you can support your bookshop...⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ BUY BOOKS: Head in and search for something you’ve been meaning to read or look at the recommendations in-store. ⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ CHAT TO BOOKSELLERS: Stuck on what to read or give as a gift? Talk to the booksellers and find something new!⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ REVIEW YOUR FAVOURITES: Word of mouth recommendations have been proven to generate a large chunk of book sales in the UK so share the love. ⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ GIVE BOOKS AS GIFTS: They’re dead easy to wrap and they’re something to treasure. ⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ Tell me in the comments what book you’re planning to buy next! I’ll be buying The Multi-Hyphen Method by @emmagannonuk for @thec0workingclub book club!

A post shared by Michelle Gately (@unfinishedbookshelf) on


FORBIDDEN PLANET 

Fans of Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Marvel Comics and everything else that falls under the pop culture umbrella will love it in Forbidden Planet. They stock everything from collectables, books, graphic novels, board games, t-shirts, and homeware that would make for the perfect gift this Christmas. 

As we have been traveling the stars this month, what better store to feature for our book shop spotlight than Forbidden Planet in Liverpool. This book store, which is celebrating its 40th birthday this year, brings readers the latest graphic novels, comic books, science fiction and fantasy novels, as well as collectibles from your favourite stories - from Harry Potter, to Star Wars, Black Panther and many more. We'll be checking back in with the store later this month, but if you find yourself in Liverpool go and check it out. Their big feature this month is on the anti-hero Venom, from Marvel Comics #bookshopofthemonth #comicbookstore #sciencefictionbooks #fantasybooks #fanzone #forbiddenplanetliverpool #bookforseptember

A post shared by The Quiet Place Book Club (@quietplacebookclub) on


There's no reason to put off your Christmas shopping any more with this list! There are plenty of things to pick to put under your Christmas Tree for the loved ones in your life.


You might also find these blogs useful:

Related

Mersey Ferries
Boat Trip
Mersey Ferries

San Francisco has its cable cars, New York has its yellow cabs… and Liverpool has its world famous Mersey Ferries.

Everton Football Club - Goodison Park Stadium Tour
Sports Ground/Stadium
Everton Football Club Goodison Park Stadium Tour

Everton's expert tour guides will provide an insightful trip through the history of the world's oldest purpose-built football stadium and one of the most pioneering clubs in the English game.

Royal Liver Building 360
Tower
Taking a picture at the top of the Royal Liver Building

For the first time in its 100+ year history, Liverpool’s world famous Royal Liver Building has unlocked its doors to the public with the launch of Royal Liver Building 360, a brand new, must-see visitor experience and fully guided tower tour.

Titanic Hotel
Hotel
All of the rooms at the Titanic Hotel offer bed linen that is of the highest quality

The Titanic Hotel is part of the redevelopment of the historic Stanley Dock.

Shiverpool Historic Ghost Walks
Walking Tour
Shiverpool Historic Ghost Walks

Shiverpool's guided walk blends street theatre, dark humour and sinister tales to reveal liverpool's hidden mysteries and supernatural secrets.

Liverpool International Horse Show
Sporting Event
Liverpool International Horse Show 2018

Entering its fifth year, the TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show will again be held at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena and runs from December 28-31.

Liverpool's Craft Beer Experience Tour
Walking Tour
Liverpool's Craft Beer Experience Tour

This tour takes in the best of the Baltic Triangle - the wonderful breweries that help make the area so unique.

M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
Event Venue
M&S Bank Arena Liverpool

The Echo Arena stands at the heart of the development of Kings Waterfront, an iconic Capital of Culture legacy.

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Theatre / Venue
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic is one the world’s oldest concert societies at the centre of which is the award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and its associated ensembles and concert series.

British Music Experience
Museum
David Bowie's collection of outfits at British Music Experience

The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia. They've got outfits worn by artists from David Bowie to the X Factor finalists, musical instruments from Noel Gallagher to the Sex Pistols and memorabilia from the Beatles through to Adele. You can also try the vocal booth, dance the decades or play top guitars and drums. Whatever age you are, and whatever you are into, there is something here for you.

Linda McCartney Retrospective
Exhibition
Linda McCartney Retrospective

In 2020 the Walker Art Gallery will host a major retrospective of Linda McCartney’s photography. From her iconic depictions of the music scene of the 1960s, to family life with Paul, Linda captured her whole world on film.

Walker Art Gallery
Gallery
Walker Art Gallery

Home to outstanding works by Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin, Gainsborough and Hogarth, the Walker Art Gallery is one of the finest art galleries in Europe.

AI: More Than Human
Exhibition
AI: More Than Human

The fascinating world of artificial intelligence comes to World Museum in a new exhibition bursting with interactivity through immersive artworks and scientific developments, giving visitors a thrilling vision of the future.

World Museum
Museum
World Museum

From the sea to the stars, a visit to World Museum reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands-on activities.

Tate Liverpool
Gallery
Tate Liverpool

Welcome to the home of British and international modern and contemporary art in the North; Tate Liverpool. Aren’t we lucky?

The Beatles Story
Museum
The Beatles Story

The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to telling the story of The Beatles’ rise to fame, located in the band’s hometown of Liverpool.

Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
Bus/Coach Tour
Beatles Magical Mystery Tour

See the sights and sounds of Beatles Liverpool on the Magical Mystery Tour, with entertaining commentary and music.

Liverpool Empire Theatre
Theatre / Venue
Liverpool Empire Theatre

The Liverpool Empire Theatre is situated on Lime Street, the busy gateway road to Liverpool. It's ideally located within metres of Lime Street Station.

Liverpool Everyman
Theatre / Venue
Liverpool Everyman

The famous Liverpool Everyman is back after a two year redevelopment, bringing radical ground-breaking theatre to the city, as well as offering a host of food and drink.

Liverpool Playhouse
Theatre / Venue
Liverpool Playhouse

The Liverpool Playhouse housed one of the first and one of the oldest rep theatres in the country. More stately than the Everyman, yet intimate in its own way, the Playhouse is the Liverpool home of classic drama.

Liverpool ONE
Shop/Shopping Centre
Views of the stores below from the first level of Liverpool ONE

Offers more than 170 famous high street stores,fashion brands, cool independent boutiques, cafés and restaurants to the city centre.

LFC Store
Fashion & Accessories
LFC store outside

If you are a Liverpool FC fan, the LFC Store in Liverpool ONE is the best place to go for all your LFC merchandise.

Everton Two
Fashion & Accessories
Everton Two

For everything you could possibly want related to Everton FC, Everton Two is the best place to go.