Liverpool (Birkenhead)

Ferry tickets to Liverpool
Today Liverpool is England’s biggest port and a city full of sports and music history. The Royal Albert Dock is a vibrant area with many landmarks, restaurants and bars.

Liverpool, the Beatles port

The city is at the Irish Sea and it was built in the beginning of the 12th century by the order of King John. The residents were initially about 500 and the first dock was built in 1715. Since then, the city has grown to become a famous destination for British tourists and visitors from all over the world. Today Liverpool is England’s biggest port and a city full of sports and music history. The Royal Albert Dock is a vibrant area with many landmarks, restaurants and bars. Book tickets to Liverpool through Let’s Ferry.

Attractions in Liverpool
Most of the city’s attractions are at Liverpool’s port.
• Visit the modern building of the Museum of Liverpool to find out about the city’s history.
Tate Gallery is the most famous gallery in northern Britain. It hosts many permanent and temporary exhibitions.
• At the “The Beatles Story”, a museum dedicated to the Beatles, you can see many rare memorabilia of the band and visit interactive rooms. In every room you can listen to another Beatles’ song.
• The Marine Engine Memorial is a monument that was intended to be dedicated to the engineers that lost their lives on the Titanic in 1912. However, there were many casualties in World War I so it was decided to be a national monument dedicated to all marine engineers who lost their lives.
• For Chinese culture and restaurants visit the Chinatown of Liverpool.
• At the Merseyside Maritime Museum, you will learn everything about the marine history of Liverpool.
• The Liverpool Cathedral is the tallest gothic-style cathedral in Britain and it has the oldest organ in the country.
• Enjoy the view from the top of the Radio City Tower.

Activities in Liverpool
• Visit the historical Anfield Stadium, which is home to the Liverpool Football Team. Book tickets on a matchday to see a game or have a tour inside the stadium.
• Play indoor golf at the Ghetto Golf Club. The entrance is only allowed to adults and there is also a pub in the club.
• Walk at the Sefton Park. It’s a typical British park with a lake, waterfalls, caves and wooden picnic tables.
• Try bubble football. It’s a fun game where you play football while your upper body is held in an inflated bubble.

Access to Liverpool: You can reach the port by car, train, bus or plane. Liverpool’s airport is 16 km from the port.
Manchester is 35 km away. Travelling by car to Liverpool takes an hour, by bus 1,5 hours and by train an hour.
Birmingham is 160 km away. Travelling by car takes 2 hours, by bus 1,5 hours and by train 1,5-2 hours.
London is 340 km away. Travelling by car from London to Liverpool takes 4 hours, by bus 3 hours and by train 2,5 hours.

Only in Liverpool: Book a 4-hour “Peaky Blinders” tour. Visit more than 10 filming locations of the famous BBC TV series, like the Garrison pub. You can also choose the full day tour which lasts 8,5 hours. In this tour you can visit the Church where Tomas Shelby got married as well as the Peaky Blinders Bar in Liverpool.
The most local experience you can have, is to take the “Magical Mystery Tour”. Get on the colourful bus and visit the schools, and the neighbourhoods of the four members of the Beatles. See the places that inspired the members to write their songs, as well as the Cavern Club where they held their first live shows.

Information about the port of Liverpool

The port is connected to Belfast and the journey lasts 8 hours. Don’t forget to change currency from euro to British pounds.
Facilities at the port of Liverpool: Free Wi-Fi, ATM, taxi, waiting lounge, restaurant, coffee shop and paid parking.

Useful phones, Liverpool:
Port: +44 151 949 6000
Hospital: +44 151 706 2000
Police: +44 151 709 6010

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