As of 29 March lockdown restrictions across England change to allow for people to meet up in groups of six or two households outside. This means that if you’re local to Liverpool, you’ll be able to explore a bit more of the outdoors in our wonderful city region. 

Below we have listed a series of activities you can safely get up to with your group of 6 or two households. From grabbing a coffee on a walk to exploring the outside phase of the Liverpool Biennial and walking tours of the city, there’s plenty to do! To maintain government guidelines it is recommended you only travel to Liverpool from within a reasonable distance. 

For more information on the restrictions currently in place in Liverpool please visit our FAQs here. 


THINGS TO DO


GRAB A COFFEE


If you’re heading out on a walk with your friends around Liverpool city centre then why not stop off at an independent coffee shop to grab a drink to go first! There are lots of amazing coffee shops and cafes offering a takeaway service at the moment and make for a refreshing addition to your walk in the lovely springtime weather. Have a look at our blog on Liverpool’s coffee shops for some inspiration.  


VISIT A PARK


Liverpool has so many parks and open spaces to enjoy and they are perfect for relaxing with your group of 6 people. Have a look at our blog on open spaces in Liverpool for a bit of inspiration on where to head for your next picnic in the park. 

Please remember to take home all of your rubbish with you so we can keep our parks clean and tidy for everyone. 


WATCH A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET


Liverpool sunsets are especially beautiful, there is just something about watching the sun go down over the famous River Mersey on a warm spring evening. There are lots of places across the Liverpool City Region to watch the sunset with your group of 6 that make for the perfect photo opportunity. Have a look at our blog here for some ideas and make sure to tag us in your sunset photos on social media. 


EXPLORE SOME STREET ART


There are so many pieces of street art around Liverpool. From Beatles inspired to football themed and loads in between take a walk around the city and see which ones you can spot. Have a look at our blog on Liverpool Street Art for some ideas on where to head. 


TRAILS AND TOURS


RIVER OF LIGHT TRAIL


River of Light Trail has once again taken over Liverpool’s waterfront with 11 incredible light installations. Lit up from sunset to 10:30pm until 5 April, Liverpool City Region residents can explore the 2km trail with up to 5 friends or family members at a social distance. Don’t worry, if you’re unable to see the beautiful lights this time, they’ll be back later in the year for hopefully everyone to see. For more information on River of Light Trail and some FAQs see our website here. 


LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL


The first ‘outdoor’ chapter of the Liverpool Biennial 2021 ‘The Stomach and the Port’ launched on 20 March with a series of outdoor installations around the city. From 29 March you’ll be able to explore these incredible art works at a social distance or you can catch up with everything going on on the Biennial Online Portal. Find out more about this year’s programme here. 


LIVERPOOL ONE EASTER HUNT 


A special Easter Egg Hunt has arrived at Liverpool ONE and is the perfect socially distanced activity for families to enjoy this spring. Egg has lost his friends, Flopsy, Lenny, Flora, Darcey, Chuck, Buzz and Colin and needs help finding them on the extra-huge Easter Eggs. Find them all and be in with a chance of winning a goody bag from Cass Art. Visit the Liverpool ONE website here for more information. 


TREASURE HUNT LIVERPOOL


If you’re looking for a fun way to make your walks around Liverpool a bit more interesting why not have a go at Treasure Hunt Liverpool? Download the app and let it take you on a specially designed route, spotting clues, answering riddles and learning a bit about Liverpool’s history. It’s perfect for a bit of socially distanced fun in the fresh air. Find out more here. 


LIVERPOOL CITY SIGHTS


From 1 April, Liverpool City Sights will be operating their tours around the city on a reduced service to meet social distancing guidelines. You’ll be able to jump on board their open top red bus for the Red Route which is a 52 minute tour of the city or the Blue Route, a 90 minute tour of the city and famous Beatles locations. All tickets must be booked in advance, face coverings worn and social distancing followed. For more information on the tour visit their website here. 


LIVERPOOL CYCLE TOUR 


For an eco-friendly and healthy way to explore Liverpool then why not head on a Liverpool Cycle Tour? With a whole host of different tours to pick from and the chance to use one of their electric bikes, it’s the perfect way to see the sights of Liverpool out in the fresh air with some exercise thrown in too! Visit their website here for more information and how to book. 


SHIVERPOOL


For a spooky way to explore Liverpool then a socially distanced tour of the city with Shiverpool will be right up your street. Their Hope Street Shivers tours are back up and running from 15 April and is the perfect way to explore Liverpool with your friends. Visit their website here for more information and to book. 


DAYTRIPPER WALKING TOURS


Head on a tour of Liverpool with Daytripper Walking Tours for up to 6 people. Available every day at 10am and 3pm you’ll be able to enjoy a Film & Music tour, Maritime History Tour or The Baltic Triangle Tour out in the fresh air. Visit their website here for more information. 


Due to venues having different guidelines, booking systems and opening hours we would always recommend checking ahead with each one before your visit. 

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