In a Nutshell
The city that is mostly famous for its football team and legendary band – The Beatles: Liverpool. In this city, there is always something exciting going on and worth a visit at any time of the year. Liverpool has an airport with many in- and outbound flights as well as a busy train station, which make it an easy city to visit. This breaks.com guide has got together some of the best facts about Liverpool, including sights to see, hotels to stay at and restaurants to visit.
Things to see and do:
- If you would like to do a tour of Liverpool, but fancy something different than an old-fashioned guided walking tour, download the Real Ale Map. With this map, you can walk around the city and all its sights by visiting pub after pub. Try a new ale in every pub as you go! Provided by visitliverpool.com, you can download the map for free here.
- When on a Liverpool break, you cannot miss out on a Beatles-themed event. Try out the: Beatles Magical Mystery Bus Tour which takes you on a 2-hour long bus ride through the city showing you all the places associated with The Beatles. Listen to some tunes as you drive past The Beatles’ childhood homes, Penny Lane and Strawberry Field. The tour ends at the world famous Cavern Club and the bus ticket (£18.95) provides you with free entry to the Club. Book your ticket here.
- Feeling spiritual, or just want to soak up some of Liverpool’s history? Visit Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral or Liverpool Cathedral. Both are free of charge, but we recommend visiting one of their masses, which will definitely leave a memory on your Liverpool break.
Where to stay:
There are many available options for your stay in Liverpool, depending on the area of your stay. You can use our search page if you want to browse or see our top three picks below:
- If you are looking for something unusual, have a look at the Titanic Hotel. Beautifully located next to Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse, this former warehouse has kept its quirky aesthetic. Equipped with a spa which includes a hydrotherapy pool, sauna and steam room, you will surely find peace here on your next Liverpool break. Book a room here.
- Want luxury for a low price? Stay at The Nadler. For as little as £35 a night, you will not find a nicer hotel that is more centrally located. The best way to describe this hotel is as convenient and modern. Perfect if you want to make the most of your time in the city and use your hotel room as a base for a warm, relaxing shower and sleep. Find the best rates here.
- Want the best value for your money? Consider Aloft Liverpool. This hotel has the best of both worlds: it is a 10-minute walk from the main bus station and has luxury facilities. All rooms offer bathtubs, the hotel has a restaurant and lounge-bar and a spacious gym. Get your room here.
Where to eat and drink:
- Us at breaks.com can only recommend this restaurant if you are not scared of heights. Panoramic 34 is UK’s tallest restaurant, located on the 34th floor of the West Tower skyscraper, offers an ever-changing menu. Try a tasting menu, or luxury afternoon tea. Definitely worth a visit on your next Liverpool break. You can book your table here.
- Want to try exotic cuisine on your visit to Liverpool? Explore the South American and Caribbean dishes that Alma De Cuba specialises in. The interior is as beautiful as their dishes, which are both suitable for ‘beginners’ or ‘experienced’ Latin American eaters. On Sundays, the Alma De Cuba gospel choir accompanies your brunch. Book your table here.
- Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill Liverpool is all about: steak! Winner of three (!) Michelin stars (the first British chef to achieve this), chef Marco Pierre runs this restaurant with true passion. Although steak-restaurants are usually not great for vegetarians, Marco Pierre offers many meat-free dishes that you will love. Find a free table here.