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Liverpool: The Anfield Stadium Origins Tour

1. Liverpool: The Anfield Stadium Origins Tour

To celebrate our 130th Anniversary, don’t miss your chance to enjoy the hidden history and mural external tour around Liverpool Football Clubs Stadium as The Anfield Origins Tour returns with brand new highlights. Liverpool Football Club is one of the most famous and successful clubs in the world but there is a lot that has changed since Liverpool Football Club was founded in 1892. Embark on a journey that unpacks the many marvellous historical stories and anecdotes from 130 years, starting from the late 19th century to the present day. Each tour will be led by a friendly and knowledgeable guide, giving you the feel of a VIP tour and the chance to ask a lot of questions along the way. On the Anfield Origins Tour, you will: • Walk in the footsteps of our founding father, John Houlding • Learn about the oldest remaining part of Anfield • Understand about some of the iconic figures that have helped to shape the club’s story • Discover the fascinating history of Stanley Park • Marvel at some of the amazing wall art murals around the stadium • Find out about the world-famous pub where Liverpool Football Club was established Following the tour, make a visit to the LFC Museum and find out more about the club’s illustrious history. Parking Restrictions at Anfield 1st June – 23rd June During this period, Stanley Park car park will be closed to the public due to concert preparations and Anfield Road construction works. If you are visiting Anfield between 1st June – 23rd June, limited parking is available in Utting Avenue car park. The postcode is L4 7UR. Stadium Tours & Museum will be closed on all concert days including 9th June, 17th June and 20th June.

Liverpool: Royal Liver Building 360 - Tower Tour

2. Liverpool: Royal Liver Building 360 - Tower Tour

Gain entry to the Royal Liver Building with this entry ticket and guided tour. Visit the West Clock Tower of the building, witness an Audio Visual experience and behold panoramic views of the city of Liverpool from various outdoor viewing platforms. Start your tour in the visitor's centre in the West Basement. See unique images and pieces from the building's construction as well as information about the creation of Liverpool's most famous residents. Meet your guide in the presentation area and watch a brief safety video before learning about the original owners of the building, the Royal Liver Friendly Society as well as history of the building's creation. Hop in a lift to the first viewing platform and head out onto the 10th floor roof to behold views of the River Mersey towards the Welsh Mountains. Take photos from the highest external point granting you clear views of the Great George Liver Clocks. Head up 89 stairs to the 14th floor to partake in a 270 degree Audio Visual experience. Set behind the clockfaces of the West Tower the projection show utilizes a mixture of lights, sound, and 4D elements like wind machines that will give you a look back through time. Enjoy the AV display that lasts for 9 minutes and tells the story of the city's history over the last 100 years since the creation of the Liver Birds and Liver Building. Using digital mapping the architecture of the room is used as part of the storytelling to give you an experience unlike any other in Liverpool. Move on to the final destination as you ascend 35 stairs to the top of the Royal Liver Building and out onto the 15th floor. Admire the Liver Bird sculptures that sit atop of the building and enjoy breathtaking 360 degree views of the city.

Liverpool: Silent Disco Adventure Tour

3. Liverpool: Silent Disco Adventure Tour

Join your silent disco team as they take you on a journey of song and dance through the sound-soaked streets of Liverpool. This musically instructed adventure aims to have your funky moves on display and your pop star voice serenading the people of the city. Experience a unique roaming riot of revelry around the music capital of the United Kingdom. Expect all your inhibitions to evaporate away as you don your hi-tech headset and bust some swinging grooves whilst your tour guide takes you on a one hour adventure of this amazing city. Be prepared to never look at Liverpool, or yourself, in the same way again.

From Liverpool: Lake District Sightseeing Adventure Day Trip

4. From Liverpool: Lake District Sightseeing Adventure Day Trip

The tour departs from Liverpool and drives out of the city into the luscious surrounding countryside. Admire the views as you travel to the UK’s largest national park, the Lake District, stopping at the underground Rheged Discovery Center along the way. During the partially narrated 2-hour journey to the Lake District, the tour also stops by the famous Castlerigg Neolithic Stone Circle where you can feel ancient mythical energy flowing around you. Continue onto Grasmere Village, which boasts an array of beautiful 19th-century architecture, as well as the grave of well-known poet William Wordsworth. Afterwards, let your nose lead the way to Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop, where you can taste a selection of traditional sweet treats from the region. After you’ve filled up on gingerbread, it’s time to explore the national park and navigate through the Langdales, also known as "Little Switzerland". As you wander around the park, marvel at breathtaking views over the landscape, consisting of some of the most dramatic and diverse scenery in the UK. Throughout the tour, enjoy plenty of stops both on and off the bus to make the most of your trip to the Lake District. One of the highlights of the day includes an amble around Blea Tarn and a stop at Ambleside, where you can get lost in the maze of twisting streets or shop at a selection of picturesque stores.

The Dark Side of Liverpool: 1.5-Hour Ghost History Tour

5. The Dark Side of Liverpool: 1.5-Hour Ghost History Tour

Experience the dark side of Liverpool on this eerie tour down Hope Street. Meet outside the city's Philharmonic Pub on Hope Street and visit two of the city's famous cathedrals. Pass by the famous Everyman Theatre and the Rodney Street Conservation Area, see the building where John Lennon lived for three years, and discover the place where Hitler’s brother hid to avoid conscription. As you approach the final destination of the tour, the impressive Gothic Anglican Cathedral cemetery, listen as your guides relay tales of the black plague and tell of Liverpool’s most famous ghost story.

Liverpool: City Discovery and Cavern Quarter Walking Tour

6. Liverpool: City Discovery and Cavern Quarter Walking Tour

Experience your Liverpool visit with a guided walking tour of the city centre which let you stroll through the most iconic landmarks in the city! Head into the city centre with us to discover more must-see Liverpool highlights hidden from view at the waterfront. We take a walk down William Brown Street, the heart of Liverpool's Cultural Quarter, where we will stop by Liverpool Library, the Picton Reading Rooms, and the World Museum. While each of them contains an important piece of Liverpudlian culture, their architecture alone is a sight worth beholding. As we reach the top of the street, we will find more local landmarks that further stake Liverpool's claim as an emblematic city before heading to the bustling shopping district. From the high street stores to the boutiques and craft stores in The Bluecoat, this tour leaves you with the best local tips for spending in the city.

Liverpool: Guided City Walking Tour

7. Liverpool: Guided City Walking Tour

Trace the historical roots of Liverpool on a guided tour of the city center. Experience the city with a local guide as you tour its most important spots, including the Cavern Club and the waterfront. Learn about Liverpool's turbulent history as you explore the eclectic streets and admire the diverse architecture. Stop by the waterfront and the Albert Docks and hear about the city's trading history and its connection to the Titanic. Follow the lives of the Beatles from their early days in the Cavern Club. Admire the beloved city buildings that form the Three Graces along the Pier Head as well as lesser-known hidden gems along the way.

Liverpool: Haunted City Exploration Game

8. Liverpool: Haunted City Exploration Game

You are invited to discover the haunted place of Liverpool with an interactive city exploration app. You will be guided step-by-step to the cursed buildings where they carry out their eternal punishments while you learn all of their stories. Brace yourself and come explore Haunted Liverpool, all with the help of your smartphone. Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that will give you the chills. Dare you go on this tour? Complete the tour at your own pace as there's no time limit, though around two hours is normally enough. Pause the game at any time, and restart whenever you want from the last place you visited. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

Liverpool: Theatrical History Tour and The Dead House

9. Liverpool: Theatrical History Tour and The Dead House

Embark on a history tour of Liverpool led by a theatrical guide, and marvel as the city's original streets are brought to life using street theater techniques. Get exclusive access to the darkest and less well known avenues, and encounter landmarks such as the lofty banking halls of Castle Street. Admire the regal opulence of the Town Hall and venture down crooked back alleys and lamp-lit lanes in the now bustling commercial district. End within the boundary of a medieval garden, hidden beneath a Gothic spire, entered through a trapdoor. Named by the American author, Hermann Melville as the "Liverpool Dead House" for its grisly and gruesome nature, the undergroud morgue is located within the quiet surroundings of the Church of Our Lady and St. Nicholas and has remained closed to the public for over a century. Learn the history of the site, such as how it was used as a temporary police station during World War II, and how in the 18th and 19th centuries locals would come to peer through the grim iron grates and gaze upon the faces of the deceased.  

Liverpool Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

10. Liverpool Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Explore the top sights in Liverpool with an immersive smartphone scavenger hunt and self-guided walking tour. Discover the city with location-based while admiring the sights in a unique way. See the World Museum and visit the largest cathedral in Britain. After downloading your tour app (download instructions received via email after booking), begin your adventure to 10 of the most important attractions of the city. With maximum flexibility, you can start the activity at any time, stopping and going as you please. Once you start, you'll uncover clues at each attraction to reveal your next destination. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to solve a puzzle at the exterior of each attraction and work toward finishing the game. Along the way, take in the sights at your own pace while learning information and facts about Liverpool. Choose to take a lunch break, stop to fully enjoy the sights, and capture as many pictures as you want. The tour route includes the World Museum, St. George’s Hall, St. Johns Beacon, the Cavern Club, The Three Graces, the Museum of Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, Nordic Church and Cultural Centre, Chinatown, Liverpool Cathedral, and more.

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What people are saying about Liverpool

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 414 reviews

We lucked out with good weather. Absolutely stunning countryside. Plus, we had a wonderful guide, Shelly. She was interesting and full of facts but not too many. Would highly recommend this trip.

Really worth a go!! Bit apprehensive beforehand but this was seriously fun . Would definitely recommend people to do it , we laughed from start to finish and felt the guides were excellent .

Really interesting tour. Engaging, friendly and knowledgeable guide. Would definitely recommend

Shelly was great. She made it fun. Beautiful scenery and awesome towns.

Such a fantastic experience, the actresses were fantastic too