Coach trips to Liverpool
Liverpool is bursting with things for people of any age to enjoy. A place full of history and of course the place where the world famous Beatles started their career.
The beautiful multiple, award-winning Central Library is a stunning re-modelled building, offering a range of new services. With over 15,000 rare books in the Hornby Library, Oak Room and Picton Reading room this Library is definitely worth a visit on a trip to Liverpool. If you’re travelling with children or in a family, there is a game area with a free to use Xbox 360, Wi-Fi access throughout the whole building, plus 150 computers and iPads, along with a stunning space just for children to discover some of the wonderful books. After a long day of reading and relaxing, why not head to the roof terrace to finish the day on a high and have a look at the spectacular views.
The Casbah Coffee Club was a rock and roll music venue, first opening in 1959. Since then, it has been given a Grade II listing building status and a blue plaque, after being recommended by English Heritage. The Casbah Coffee Club attracts thousands of visitors year on year as everyone is eager to see where the Beatles first started. McCartney and Lennon’s previous homes in Liverpool are also open to the public and are defiantly a must see in this beautiful place. Obviously no visit to Liverpool would be complete without a visit to the legendary Cavern Club. You can go in and enjoy acoustic music during most afternoons. For those really interested in the Beatles then head to the fantastic Beatles Museum and also hop on board one of the Beatles Magical Mystery Tour for a great hour or so of fun entertainment.
Why not visit one of the finest art galleries in Europe? The Walker Art Gallery is home to renaissance masterpieces, Tudor portraits and one of the very best collections of Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art in the whole of the UK. For over 130 years it has housed Liverpool’s most outstanding art collections but many of the most important works have been on display in the city for an impressive 200 years. The gallery also displays contemporary art including work by David Hockney, Lucian Freud and Bridget Riley.
Liverpool also has a superb waterfront area based around the Albert Dock where you will find shops, restaurants, museums and cafes to name a few. Don't forget also to board one of the legendary Mersey Ferries and take the 'Ferry 'Cross the Mersey'. The waterfront also allows for views of the famous Liver building along with other iconic waterfront buildings with a famous past.
Liverpool can also boast a fantastic shopping scene. Head to Liverpool ONE where you will find a host of top named brands to keep you happy all day.
The city of coarse also has a strong sporting connection with not one but two Premiership football teams in Liverpool and Everton!
Liverpool is probably one of the most under rated cities in the UK but don't take our word for it - make it a high priority on your places to visit list!