47 fun things to do in Liverpool

Liverpool is one of the north’s most beloved cities. With fantastic offerings in heritage landmarks, a fantastic music scene and continuous exciting development, it’s no wonder it attracts millions of people year after year. Make the most of your time in the city with these activities!

You’ll never be short of things to do in Liverpool, no matter what you’re looking for. Get rocking with Liverpool’s famous music scene at the famous Cavern Club, or explore how the Fab Four made it famous with the Beatles Story Museum. Culture is plenty here, with a variety of other fantastic museums to explore.

Take a tour of Liverpool’s world-famous Anfield Stadium and dive to take in the atmosphere of one of the world’s most successful football clubs. Want to get a feel for Liverpool’s sights? Then you have to take a Ferry Across the Mersey for some breathtaking views. Speaking of breathtaking views – don’t miss the Anglican Cathedral, which you can see towering above the city from across Liverpool.

Whether you’re here to explore the music scene, soak up the culture, or just relax and enjoy the friendly Scouse atmosphere, there’s something here for everyone. Here’s a fun guide to Liverpool that will help you make the most of your time here.

First things first – get your bearings. Liverpool is a compact city, and it’s easy to get around on foot or by bike. Start by taking a stroll along the waterfront and soaking up the views of the famous Liver Building, the Liverpool Museum and the Royal Albert Dock. From there, head into the city centre and explore the streets, taking in the sights and sounds of this vibrant city.

One of the best things about Liverpool is the music scene. This city has produced some of the most iconic bands in history, from The Beatles to Echo and the Bunnymen. Check out some of the live music venues, from intimate jazz bars to massive arenas, and experience the electric atmosphere for yourself. Don’t miss out on the chance to catch a gig at the famous Cavern Club, where The Beatles got their start.

Liverpool is also known for its street art scene, with murals and installations popping up all over the city. Take a tour and discover some of the best pieces, from Banksy’s famous “Love Plane” to the giant Superlambanana sculpture.

If you’re a football fan, then you’re in for a treat. Liverpool is home to two of the most famous teams in the world – Liverpool FC and Everton FC. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just want to experience the passion and excitement of a matchday, a visit to Anfield or Goodison Park is a must.

If you don’t want to break the bank, there are more than enough things to do for free, like the World Museum or Anglican Cathedral.

Full of beans and looking for something fun? Not to worry, as Liverpool is choc full of activities that’ll get you moving – try the Aquapark in the city centre, or an exciting range of trampolining centres. Stag & Hens, you’re covered too – get the party started with escape rooms or a crazy fusion of clubbing and golfing at Ghetto Golf.

Exploring Liverpool: fun things to do in the city

  • The Beatles Story Museum: explore the history and legacy of the world-famous Beatles in this immersive museum.
  • Liverpool Cathedral: admire the stunning architecture of one of the largest cathedrals in the world.
  • Liverpool ONE: go on a shopping spree in this vibrant shopping centre with over 170 stores, restaurants, and bars.
  • The Royal Albert Dock: walk around this historic waterfront area and discover its galleries, museums, and restaurants.
  • Anfield Stadium: take a tour of the home stadium of Liverpool Football Club, one of the most famous soccer teams in the world.
  • The Cavern Club: enjoy live music at the legendary venue where the Beatles first performed.
  • The Walker Art Gallery: admire the impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative art at this museum.
  • Sefton Park: relax and unwind in this beautiful park, featuring a boating lake, a Victorian palm house, and a café.
  • The Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: attend a concert or show at this historic concert hall, which has hosted world-renowned musicians and performers.
  • The Mersey Ferry: take a cruise along the River Mersey and enjoy stunning views of Liverpool’s skyline and waterfront.

 

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