What to See

For a compact city, Liverpool features an impressive collection of attractions. The waterfront is a fascinating mix of the historic and modern, while the city itself similarly boasts historic quarters and modern shopping and entertainment areas. With plenty of open space, much of it landscaped and pedestrianised, Liverpool is a joy to wander – you will find pleasant surprises around many corners. We have listed a few attractions here, but visit Liverpool’s official tourism website at for more information.

Go beyond the gates at Strawberry Field. Visit the interactive exhibition which tells the story of the children’s home, the iconic gates and The Beatles song. Walk and reflect in the garden where John Lennon played as a child. Enjoy refreshments in our café and treat yourself in the shop. Get your ticket today .

The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia from the Beatles and Bowie to Adele, Oasis and The X Factor.

The Wheel of Liverpool towers above our piazza. It boasts 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules and offers riders spectacular views of the city, including the River Mersey, the Welsh mountains and the World Heritage Site waterfront.

Liverpool is a city of great tradition, fabulous humour and stunning architecture. What better way to see it and discover its charms than from an open-top bus tour? There's an informative Tour Guide on board to help you explore the best bits to the full and talk you through the history and drama that's made Liverpool what it is today. It’s a great way to learn about all the attractions Liverpool has to offer the visitor.

From high street favourites to high-end boutiques, your fabulous shopping experience is a short stroll from the venue. Stores open until 8pm weekdays, so there’s plenty of time to hit the shops.

Ferry ‘cross the Mersey – there is no better way to witness Liverpool’s iconic waterfront than from the deck of a Mersey Ferry.

Boasting the largest group of Grade I listed buildings in Britain, along with an eclectic selection of bars, restaurants, shops and cultural attractions, including some of the city's finest independents, Royal Albert Dock is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the UK.

Liverpool Waterfront is a great place to visit with a whole host of things to do in a breathtaking and iconic setting. Diverse in its appeal the waterfront offers everything from a sing-along to a quiet riverside stroll.

With its world class attractions, spectacular events, world class sport and unrivalled musical heritage, Liverpool is the ideal destination to visit and explore. Find out more at Visit Liverpool!