The Beatles History
If you are making a Beatles pilgrimage to this great city, check out The Beatles Story museum
on the Liverpool Waterfront Albert Dock.The museum has several fascinating exhibits about the behind the scenes story of the Fab Four, including 38 amazing photos taken by Paul Berriff during the 1963/64 Beatlemania period. Liverpool also offers the Magical Mystery Tour, which is a two hour bus tour through all of the important Beatles landmarks in Liverpool including Ringo Starr and John Lennon’s childhood homes, The Liverpool Institute where the lads went to school and St. Peter’s Church Hall where John and Paul first met. The tour ends at the famous Cavern Club
and includes admission to an evening show.
The Live Music and Nightlife
As well as being the place of origin of the the fab four, Liverpool also boasts an incredible live music scene. A night out in Liverpool will have you rocking until the small hours of the morning at clubs such as Playground
. For great gigs by live bands you can check out the East Village Arts Club, The Caledonia, The Shipping Forecast and the Dovedale Towers.
El Bandito is a cool tequila bar and Santa Chupitos is a laidback and funky cocktail bar. Check out the speakeasy atmosphere at Berry & Rye and have a drink in the beer garden at Kazimier Garden on on a sunny day. The Philharmonic Dining Rooms are a gorgeous pub in a listed historic building.
The Liverpool Docks
Albert Dock is one of the most vibrant and pleasant areas of the city, bursting with quirky shops, art galleries and cafes. You can spend hours in this part of town just checking out the attractions and enjoying the lively atmosphere.
Check out the Merseyside Maritime Museum, the International Slavery Museum and the Tate Liverpool Gallery. Treat yourself to some delicious battered fish at Docklands Fish & Chips or enjoy a coffee at Rubens Coffee Shop.
The Art and Culture
Liverpool is filled with art and there are many excellent art galleries to visit - including the Tate Gallery, the Walker Art Gallery, the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, the Bluecoat and the Open Eye Gallery. The art scene is cutting edge and some of the pieces are bound to get a conversation started.
The art in Liverpool isn’t just contained to the art galleries - the city also has a considerable amount of outdoor art as well. Look for the Super Lamb Banana sculptures all throughout the city and take a walk down Wood Street, Bold Street and Fleet Street to see some cool, edgy and colourful street art.
Liverpool is also known for it’s fantastic food scene and there is an abundance of delicious dishes all throughout the city. Head to Moose Coffee for brunch to enjoy American-inspired stacks of pancakes with bacon and maple syrup and garlic and cheese grits.
Bakchich serves Lebanese street food such as shawarma wraps, meze and falafel at very affordable prices. Host is another local favourite, serving up top notch Asian food that delights with it’s fresh and vibrant flavours. The menu is a creative mix of fusion flavours from seared sea bass with asparagus spears to deep fried ham hock. The Tavern is another great place to check out, offering superb modern Mexican food and a fantastic cocktail menu.
The Beaches - Yep… the beaches??
Did you know that Liverpool and it’s surrounding area has some gorgeous beaches where you can take a stroll in the sand and watch the sunset? Check out Formby Beach, a huge expanse of sand dunes lined by pine woods. Crosby Beach is also beautiful and features an artwork by Antony Gormley - 100 lifesize human figures made of cast iron standing and staring out at the sea.
Reasons to Stay in Our Liverpool Apartments
With so many great choices of accommodation in Liverpool, our holiday home rentals offer an excellent option for enjoying your time in the city. There are a lot of advantages to staying at a holiday rental rather than a hotel while you are visiting Liverpool. Here are some of the reasons to consider our properties:
- We have a great range of apartments to suit any budget, including low-cost apartments, luxury apartments and apartments for families and groups. You are sure to find something that fits your price range.
- Having a separate living and dining area means that you will be more comfortable and will have more space.
- The apartments are stylishly decorated, offering you a beautiful environment in which to relax during your stay.
- Our luxurious holiday homes have many of the high quality amenities that you would expect at a hotel - such as a gym and house keeping services.
- Our apartments have their own fully equipped kitchens, which means that you can cook your own meals and save money during your stay.
- You’ll also be able to pack lighter on long trips because you can do laundry at your accommodation with the in-room washer and dryer.
Our goal is to make sure that you have an amazing time during your stay in Liverpool. If you have any questions about our holiday homes in Liverpool, please feel free to contact us
at any time. Or If you are planning a visit to any of our other Holiday Home Cities in the UK please have a look at our websites. We have some amazing properties to rent in Manchester
and If you fancy a trip north of the border we have stunning rental apartments in Glasgow
as well as vacation homes in Edinburgh