Calling all Pokémon GO trainers! If you’re heading to Liverpool for the Pokémon GO Safari Zone, here’s all you need to know and what not to miss in Liverpool.

The event will take place in Liverpool’s Grade I listed, 235-acre Sefton Park. Sefton Park is located in Aigburth, just a short journey from Liverpool City Centre.

You can reach Sefton Park easily by public transport from the city centre via Merseyrail. Board the Hunts Cross bound train from Moorfields or Liverpool Central Station to St Michaels and take a short walk along the lively Lark Lane. 

You can also reach the park via the bus from Queens Square Bus Station.

Whilst you’re in Liverpool, it would be a shame not to explore everything else the city has to offer! We’ve picked out some of our favourite places to eat, drink, explore & experience and listed them below. 

For more information and FAQs on the Pokemon GO Safari Zone event visit their website. 



Whatever your reason for visiting Liverpool, no trip to the city is complete without a trip on the world famous Mersey Ferry. A blustery trip on the water offers the best views of the city’s iconic skyline. 

Sing along to the tune made famous by Gerry and the Pacemakers and take some of the best selfies.


A beacon for the city, the Royal Liver Building is the landmark most associated with Liverpool. The first ever skyscraper, it offers an incredible viewing platform across the city and beyond. 

The RLB360 experience includes a tour of the building that begins on the lower ground floor visitor centre. You’ll meet your tour guide and be taken to the 10th floor balcony under the famous clock. You’ll then climb on foot to the historic clock-tower to watch an immersive audio-visual show. 

The grand finale is the 15th floor. Here you’ll stand just beneath Bella and Bertie, the city's Liver Birds and enjoy panoramic views across the city, the Mersey and beyond. 


Have you ever seen 100 cast-iron sculptures, on a beach, almost 3km out to sea? No? Then head to Antony Gormley’s Another Place on Crosby Beach, a short train journey from Liverpool City Centre on the Merseyrail. The beach is a non-bathing beach, featuring sand dunes and is popular with dog walkers. If you’re lucky, you may see a cargo ship passing which is quite a surreal view.


The historic Victorian glass house is located within Sefton Park, where the Safari Zone is taking place. Inside you’ll find plants from all over the world that are grown and looked after by Colin, the Botanic Gardener who has been at the Palm House for 25 years!


The Royal Albert Dock is the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the UK and one of the prettiest places in Liverpool. It has striking red pillars that are decorated in fairy lights, little boats dotted about, original paned windows and museums & restaurants aplenty. 

Explore Tate Liverpool, the Merseyside Maritime Museum, The Beatles Story and check out the Liverpool Mountain whilst you’re there. 

You might even catch some splashy water-type Pokemon down there, you never know! 


Located in the city centre, Liverpool Cathedral is Britain’s biggest cathedral and the fifth largest in Europe. It has magnificent stained glass windows, a Tracey Emin artwork, a cafe serving some of the best Scouse and an incredible tower tour.

The cathedral is free to enter. The tower tour is a paid-for-activity which can be pre-booked. 


If you’re after a place to shop then head over to Liverpool ONE for all your favourite high street stores. From Zara to Next, John Lewis, Apple, LFC Store, Everton Two and loads more there are plenty of places to shop. There is also a whole host of bars and restaurants on the terrace to explore post-shopping trip too.


A trip to Liverpool must include a visit to the most famous club in the world, The Cavern Club. Head down into the basement to explore the club that turned The Beatles into the biggest band in the world. Dance along to one of the acts on stage or just grab a drink and sit amongst the musical history. 

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NQ64 is an Arcade Bar close to Liverpool’s ‘Seel Street’ area, known for its popular bars and clubs. Inside you’ll find retro games, classic consoles, craft beers, cocktails and sodas. 

In the low lit, neon arcade bar you’ll find games like Pacman, Mario Kart, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero, the Simpsons, Spider-Man Pinball and loads more. 


So much more than a cafe! Sugar and Dice has hundreds of board games on offer alongside homemade cakes and a unique coffee blend! Don’t worry if the board game shelf intimidates you, the team is on-hand to help you choose, set-up and learn the rules of the game. 

The best bit? Well behaved dogs are welcome! 


There are two Roxy Ballroom locations in Liverpool. One in the ‘Cavern Quarter’ near Mathew Street and one in Liverpool ONE. 

The Cavern Quarter venue has shuffle boards, ten-pin bowling, crazy golf, beer pong, ping pong and pool. This is the larger venue of the two and also screens football matches! Roxy Ballroom in Liverpool ONE is located just a stone's throw from Seel Streets nightlife so it’s the perfect starting point for an evening.


Located in the Baltic Triangle’s Cains Brewery Village, Arcains brings gaming to this vibrant, upcycled part of the city. There’s arcades, PCs, consoles and pinball alongside beer, cocktails, hot dogs and pick n mix! 

You can play Sega Rally, Guitar Hero, Simpsons Arcade Game, Dancing Stage Euro Mix, Ridge Racer Mario Kart and more. 


Junkyard Golf Club isn't your average crazy golf course! Pick from three different courses (tip: one includes a slide) and battle your friends to see who can become the crazy golf champion. Team it with one of their mad cocktails for the perfect start to your night out in Liverpool. 



Super Megabite is a retro arcade and gourmet chicken takeaway rolled into one. It’s located on Seel Street, only a few minutes away from Roxy Ballroom and NQ64. 

If you’re into the games but not the chicken, then don’t worry because they also serve plant-based fast food too. 

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Crazy Pedro’s isn’t your average pizza place. Sure, you’ll get the standard pepperoni and hawaiin but you’ll also get fried chicken & waffle, big mac flavour, nachos and loads more mad slices to try. There’s also beer pong, indie music, craft beers and a whole lot of mezcal to enjoy! 


Vegan food isn't all about the healthy salads sometimes you want a bit of junk food too! If this is the case, head ‘down the hatch’ into this vegan junk food heaven. From mad burgers to hot dogs, loaded fries and big bowls everything in here is vegan! 


You can’t visit Liverpool and not head to The Baltic Market for something to eat. The warehouse turned street food market houses a whole host of local businesses showcasing their incredible menus. The vendors change all the time so there is all the more reason to keep returning.

Expect everything from stonebaked pizzas, halloumi fries, vegan street food, fried chicken and mouth watering desserts! There’s also live music and a well stocked bar to keep hydrated! 

No January blues at Baltic... 😆

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Almost Famous is the perfect place to go to indulge in a big juicy burger. These aren't your usual burgers, dive into a Phoenix burger that's topped with bacon frazzles, the Unfairground that is full of all your fairground favourites and plenty of chicken and veggie options too! You need to try this place! 


Head over to PINS on Duke Street for somethng to eat and drink from their Roccos venue and have a go at some of their games incuding bowling, shuffle board and beer pong. 

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

Royal Liver Building 360
Two people stand on the roof of the Royal Liver Building

Royal Liver Building 360 Tour and experience is open with social distancing measures, reduced guided tour numbers and additional sanitising facilities in place.

'Another Place' by Antony Gormley
A weathered metal statue of a male is in standing in the sand looking out towards the sea. Walking towards the sea

These spectacular sculptures by Antony Gormley are on Crosby beach. Another Place consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread out along three kilometres of the foreshore, stretching almost one kilometre out to sea.

Sefton Park Palm House
Historic Site
Sefton Park Palm House seen through the wild flower garden

The Sefton Park Palm House is a Grade ll* listed building, the jewel of Sefton Park and an iconic Victorian Glasshouse.

The Royal Albert Dock
Heritage/Visitor Centre
A daytime shot of the Royal Albert Dock. The shot shows the original warehouse buildings with the iconic red pillars.

Located on Liverpool’s incredible World Heritage Site waterfront, the Albert Dock structure features the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the whole country.

Liverpool Cathedral
Inside the cathedral showing the impressive vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is Britain's biggest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe

Liverpool ONE
Shop/Shopping Centre
Peter's Lane area of Liverpool ONE showing Waterstones and Cafe Nero

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

Cavern Club
Public House/Bar
The exterior and entrance of the Cavern Club. The neon red entry sign reads 'Cavern Club.' There are two women leaving the club sminling.

The legendary cellar that has seen seven incredible decades of music; the Cavern Club remains the beating heart of Liverpool’s iconic music scene.

Junkyard Golf Club
Golf Course
Bitch don't kill my tribe quote at Junkyard Golf Liverpool

With Four unique bars across the venue, (three of which are half way through the courses), putters can sip on red cup cocktails 🍸 including Hotline Ting, Ribena Turner & Post Melone, all garnished with your favourite childhood sweets 🍬, yaaaas!

Crazy Pedro's Liverpool
Upstairs at Crazy Pedros. The sloped ceiling is covered in record covers. There are tall tables with coloured, metal stools. It has a loft vibe.

They love to party all the time at Pedro's. Grab a Frozen Margarita and a slice of Pizza and watch the party unfold.