Liverpool is one of those cities where it is what you make of it that counts. With many negative stereotypes having emerged over recent years, some view the city as something it’s not; when in fact, it’s an incredible city, rich in culture and attractions.
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Quality venues provide an awesome array of live entertainment. Whether it’s the top notch theatres which play host to touring productions, or the huge Echo Arena and Carling Academy which stage some amazing bands from both home and abroad.
Fine dining restaurants provide an ideal getaway for a romantic break or special celebration.
Excellent transport networks means it’s easy for people on business to navigate themselves around the city. It can’t be easier, if you’re on an important business trip, to not only complete your objectives, but also enjoy your stay whilst there. A central location means Liverpool is accessible by all manners of transport, within a few hours. You can get from London Euston in just over 2 hours, while Scotland is a mere 4 hours away.
Shopping at Liverpool ONE offers a whole host of high street and designer stores, while the Cavern Quarter provides some great independent boutiques if you’re hoping to find something a little more unique. Cheshire Oaks isn’t far and provides some great outlet stores for bargains.
The Albert Docks serve as a testament to the city’s maritime past and are one of the most common reasons why people flock to the city. The nightlife, eateries, bars and sightseeing are second to none, including a plethora of attractions for the Beatlemaniacs.
From the Tate Liverpool to the Merseyside Maritime Museum, the museums and galleries in the city offer insight into the history, heritage and culture of the city. The Tate Liverpool has the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in the UK, outside of London.
Whatever football team you’re affiliated with, Liverpool FC is one of the most popular teams in the UK and their stadium tour is a must for all footie fans. Alternatively, you could just head to the city to catch one of the glorious games, live from the stands. With two premier league teams and inspiring passion for the game, it’s an excellent city for football addicts.
Sticking with sport, it is also ideal for horseracing. As home to the notorious Aintree racecourse, you could enjoy a flutter on the gee-gee’s with ease.
The thriving music scene is a great reason to visit Liverpool. As a major hub for music before and after The Beatles came along, it was made the official capital of pop music by the Guinness World Records because of the staggering amount of number one artists that fledged here. High on the agenda for many people is all things Beatles, including a trip to the infamous Cavern Club.The cracking nightlife means that whatever you’re after – cocktail bars, quiet pubs or lively nightclubs – there’ll be something for you in Liverpool. Enjoy a city break here and you’ll realise just how boss Liverpool really is.