Liverpool City Guide


Travel Guide


Liverpool

An Overview Of Liverpool

A number of reasons exist to visit Liverpool, there are many visitor attractions no matter who you are travelling with. We don't aim to sway your mind on what to do while in Liverpool but maybe offer up some advice on what is available to do there. Just like in other cities, there are plenty of good and bad places to visit and if it is the first time you are visiting Liverpool or if you have been there before, it's important you make the most of your time there. It is often an idea to have a rough plan of places you wish to visit, and Liverpool has a number of really interesting experiences that you will remember for a long time.

Top Ten Attractions

While paying a visit in Liverpool there are quite a few places of interest that you should be aware of to possibly plan into your trip. The highly regarded Merseyside vicinity of The UK has attractions that you may know and others that are less well known to people from outside the area of Liverpool we have collected a list of 10 to be of help to you:

1. Albert Dock
2. Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
3. Antony Gormley's Another Place
4. Philharmonic Hall
5. Walker Art Gallery
6. St. George's Hall
7. The Cavern Club
8. Formby Point
9. Merseyside Maritime Museum
10. Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King

These are a simple starting point if you have a good local book or guide you can seek out a bit more and depending how much time you have in Liverpool. You will discover other enjoyable attractions and locations in the Liverpool vicinity of The UK.

Getting Around

Liverpool is a pretty simple place to get around, when you have grasped the layout of the place and you are familiar with a couple of landmarks it should become pretty simple. You can cover a lot of the city as a pedestrian but ensure not to venture into unknown territory at night. If you want to travel greater distances across Liverpool there are a number of modes of transportation. There is a good, reliable bus network where passes can be bought to include multiple trips on more than one day. There is also the option to use Liverpool Taxis, where you can seek local knowledge from your driver. Whichever way you plan to explore Liverpool make sure you see as much of the city as your can.

Hotels

If you plan to stay in Liverpool more than one night you will need to find a place to stay. Liverpool offers a broad range of facilities to sleep these consist of hotels at the high end of the star range to lower end hotels, bed and breakfasts and hostels. If you are in town on business ensure the hotel you decide to select has facilities to suit you and is OK for your needs as the roads in Liverpool can result in problems at certain times of the day. If you are seeking out more luxury accommodation there is a selection of top chain and independent hotels. Liverpool also offers an excellent array of lower star hotel options that provide basic but suitable facilities for travellers. If you do not have a huge accommodation budget there is a number of guest houses and hotels in the area which are a fine place to sleep overnight. Whichever type of accommodation you select in Liverpool ensure you take time to seek out deals that are available on countless travel web sites, often when there is a big event on in town.

Recommended Hotels

1. Signature Living Hotel
2. base2stay Liverpool
3. Z Hotel Liverpool
4. Staybridge Suites
5. Premier Inn Liverpool Airport

Dining Out

A wide number of venues are available to dine at in Liverpool, the sites where you select to eat at will be reflected by your budget. There are quite a lot of dining venues that offer British meals that won't leave you out of pocket. If you are seeking out a high quality dining venue there are a number of these, but be sure to have a prior reservation also check the dress code. If you just want quick food there are the familiar names like Burger King exist, but if you are on the trail for something more real you should try asking a local or a taxi driver where they suggest. A fundamental part of enjoying a city is to try it's local food There is a wide variety of places to dine in Liverpool. whether it is a café, restaurant or the food that can be bought and eaten on the street. You should check local newspapers for offers and ensure that you try something new.

Recommended Places To Eat

1. Yukti
2. Lady Jade Restaurant
3. Zaaffran Indian Restaurant & Bar
4. Spire
5. Ichi Noodle Restaurant

Shops And Outlets

Liverpool is a great place for shopping, there are some great areas of the city where you can buy fantastic items and gifts. Liverpool has a wide array of high end shops and boutiques, for those interested in buying clothes. It also has popular brand name outlets, here you can buy fashions at lower prices. If you are on the look out for bargains, Liverpool has a number of stalls and markets where you will be able to find big savings on clothes, household items and gifts. Like most cities, Liverpool has a number of Malls where you can shop till you drop. There is also a number of specialist shops that offer items with a twist unique to Liverpool

Shopping Locations

Liverpool ONE - Shopping Mall / Shops / Restaurants
Bold Street - Trendy Shopping Area - Funky Shops and Outlets
Cavern Walks - Popular Shopping Area With Gift And Novelty Shops
Metquarter - Trendy Shopping Area - Funky Shops and Outlets
City Central BID - Popular Shopping Area With Gift And Novelty Shops

Key Facts

When coming to terms with a new location like Liverpool it is good practice to have some inside knowledge. There are some here that could help you.

Continent: Europe
Country: UK
Region: North West England
International Dialing Code: 44
Liverpool Coordinates: 53.4000° N, 3.0000° W
Altitude: 230 ft (70 m)
Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)
Language: English
Liverpool Time Zone: GMT (UTC+0)
City Population: 552,267
Metro Population: 1,381,200
Temperature High In 20°C / 68°F
Temperature Low In 2°C / 36°F

Keeping Safe

Like most cities Liverpool has it's pros and cons, it is essential to have your wits about you and you and your family with main safe and have a brilliant holiday to this superb British place. Ensure you have a good guide so as to know where you are heading, don't make it obvious you are a novice to the cities geography by carrying an expensive camera around your neck and don't carry huge amounts of cash on your person. Try and remain to familiar areas after dark and should get lost, don't panic just hail a taxi. You might be enjoying yourself, but still be alert. Stay street wise and you will have a great trip to Liverpool. As a rule The UK is a very safe country with warm and friendly residents. Conducting some basic research is very valuable and if you know a city better, you will have a much better time there.

Sports Teams

Liverpool is a city that really enjoys it's sport there are a number of professional sports teams within Liverpool that if you get the chance are well worth a visit at some truly great sporting venues.

Liverpool FC

Football Liverpool F.C. Anfield
Football Everton F.C. Goodison Park
Basketball Mersey Tigers Knowsley Leisure &
Culture Park






15 May 2015