If you’re staying in your Liverpool accommodation during the summer holidays, you’ll be pleased to know there are scores of things to do in the city and in the wider region between terms. Liverpool itself is home to a string of internationally-renowned attractions, and you can even find your way to a number of other exceptional towns and cities within just an hour. Read on if you’re been looking for a Liverpool travel guide bursting with ideas.
Some of Liverpool’s most-loved attractions include the iconic Albert Dock leisure complex, the World Museum, the Merseyside Maritime Museum, the rebuilt Cavern Club where The Beatles made their name, modern art mecca Tate Liverpool, shoppers’ paradise Liverpool One and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Sports fans have Anfield and Goodison Park on their doorstep, whilst the Echo Arena plays host to all kinds of high-profile entertainment events all year round. Other points of interest found on many a Liverpool travel guide include Liverpool Cathedral, St. George’s Hall and the Port of Liverpool. If you wish to visit the home of Liverpool FC, why not take a sightseeing tour on the LFC City Explorer hop on, hop off bus.
Food and Drink
Liverpool’s most talked-about and highly-rated places to eat and drink include Ma Egerton’s Stage Door, The Philharmonic Pub, Liverpool Comedy Cellar and the Ship and Mitre. The city’s nightclubs include Mansion, Kingdom, the 80s themed Reflex, student favourite the Krazyhouse, the Ruby Sky Bar, Ruby’s, the grungy Blue Angel and the sporty Fusion Bar. The legendary, world-famous Cream still has a presence here too.
You can easily get to top towns and cities like Manchester and Chester within an hour, whilst Southport, Blackpool and coastal North Wales aren’t too far away at all if you fancy a day out at the beach. Taking a ferry cross the Mersey is a must whilst you’re staying in Liverpool.
Perhaps you’re eager to get away from it all during the summer holidays? If so, there are many options available to you. Many students decide to spend the summer months backpacking, InterRailing around Europe or unwinding in the likes of Ibiza and Ayia Napa. Maybe you require a UK-based change of scene? Great places closer to home to explore whilst your diary is free of lectures include Scotland, York, North Wales, the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Coast, home to the likes of Scarborough and Whitby and reachable within just over three hours via the TransPennine Express.
Author: Lewis Peters
Date: June 3, 2016