Liverpool is the ideal place to visit as a family. As well as being the home of the Beatles, Liverpool is known for its vibrant waterfront centred around the Albert Docks, the world-class University of Liverpool and an abundance of family-friendly cultural attractions, including Liverpool Cathedral, Britain's largest and the fifth largest in Europe. Of course, Liverpool is also famous because of its rivalling football clubs, Everton FC and Liverpool FC.
Experience a taste of the Liverpool life, whether you're a tourist or a long-time resident. Check out the city's world-class attractions, including the Merseyside Maritime Museum, The Beatles Story, The International Slavery Museum, The Liverpool Wheel and Anfield Stadium. Liverpool One shopping complex has over 170 shops, bars and restaurants right in the heart of Liverpool. Plus, there is also a brilliant events programme there. Why not enjoy lunch with a view at Panoramic 34, Liverpool’s sky-high restaurant?
Previously part of Lancashire county, Liverpool became a metropolitan borough within Merseyside when it was created in 1974. Liverpool is approximately 4 hours away by car and 2 hours 15 minutes by train from London. Liverpool Airport is just 7 miles from the city centre and is the major international airport for the North West.