Things to do in Liverpool – Ideas for Your Next Day Out

Author: Mark Boyle

Date: Wednesday 28th March 2018

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Liverpool is a diverse city with plenty of activities to entertain every visitor, particularly during the spring and summer months. But are you taking advantage of what’s available? Plan ahead for your next visit with these ideas of things to do in Liverpool.

Catch a show at the Echo Arena

Things to do Liverpool - ECHO Arena

Opened 10 years ago to commemorate the city’s European Capital of Culture celebrations, the Echo Arena is the pinnacle venue for discovering things to do in Liverpool. The arena plays host to a variety of concerts, sporting events and cultural shows.

This year’s highlights include WWE Live, Roy Orbison and Disney on Ice. If you’re an old school fan then the StepBack concert featuring some of the 90s’ greatest artists is a must!

Tour a variety of museums


Liverpool is an magnificent location when it comes to museums. Whether you’re a fan of maritime history, consider yourself an art fanatic or wish to brush up on your Roman history, there’s a range of options to choose.

TIP: The must-see Terracotta Warriors are currently on show at the World Museum near Lime Street. You have until October to catch these impressive artefacts!

Ferry across the famous Mersey

Things to do Liverpool - Mersey Ferry

You haven’t truly explored Liverpool until you’ve travelled across the River Mersey. The daily ferry cruise runs throughout the year and will take you from the Pier Head to Merseyside’s other terminals at Seacombe and the Wirral. The journey last 50 minutes and includes a full commentary guiding you through various landmarks.

TIP: Combine a river cruise with a City Explorer tour for one great price! Include with your ticket is free access to the U-boat Story museum. Get more details about our combined tour experiences.

Brew an idea at Cains Brewery Village

Things to do Liverpool - Cains Brewery Village

Still unsure about what to do during your visit to Liverpool? A trip to Cains Brewery Village is well worth a consideration. The village is quickly developing as a central hub for independent thinkers, makers and innovators.

Here you will find an array of unique food vendors, vintage clothing stores and space for budding artists. There’s even a ghetto-style crazy golf course!

Take in stunning views of Liverpool

Things to do Liverpool - Cathedral Tower Experience

Not afraid of heights? Opt for the Tower Experience at Liverpool Cathedral to view the city like you’ve never seen it before. The cathedral is the tallest of its kind in the UK and the only place to take in an open-air 360˚ rooftop view of Liverpool.

The Cathedral Tower Experience is part of our complete package offering where you can also indulge in a city and ferry tour for a single price.

Discover the story of British music

Things to do Liverpool - British Music Experience

Concluding this list of things to do in Liverpool is the British Music Experience. It makes sense that a city rich with musical heritage has its own exhibition dedicated to telling the story of British music.

Based on the waterfront at the iconic Cunard Building, guests can view artefacts owned by world-famous musicians, practice their dance routines or even learn a few instruments.


Things to do in Liverpool – The ideas don’t stop there…

In this post we’ve just scratched the surface of the things you can do in Liverpool. Whether you love heritage, consider yourself a music guru or have a family to keep entertained, this cultural city has the lot and much more.

Now that you have an idea of the things to do in Liverpool, why not book a tour of the city? To arrange one of our tour packages, book your tickets online. Be the first to hear future updates by bookmarking our blog, following us on Twitter and liking our Facebook page.

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