With the Summer months fast approaching, what better way to spend a few hours out of your day and indulge in some Beatles knowledge while treading the streets of one magnificent city. The Beatles walking tour is 90 minutes of learning about the legacy of the fab four and an understanding of how it helped win Liverpool’s bid to host European Capital of Culture in 2008.
Not only will you learn about the Beatles along the way, this fantastic tour will take you through the Royal Albert Dock & Liverpool’s World Heritage Site. Take in knowledge of how and why the city has evolved since 2008.
Your guided tour & walking tour of Liverpool starts with a photo at the brand new lifelike statues of the Beatles in front of the iconic waterfront buildings. Your guide will show you the “Dazzle ship” ferry the colourful design was by Sir Peter Blake who designed the cover for the Sergeant Pepper Album. During the week you will see inside the sumptuous Port of Liverpool Building. This is the original walking tour Beatles and constantly receives 5-star reviews on Trip Advisor. The tour guide will then continue to various locations such as the Museum of Liverpool, explaining why the legend John Lennon was brought up by his Aunt Mimi and watch a great 8-minute panoramic Beatles film.
Other stunning iconic places visited along the way include the Billy Fury statue, the Queen Victoria Monument, Castle Street and the Town Hall with it’s balcony, well known for the Beatles making their homecoming after their world tour in 1964. You will also get the chance to see the brand new £1 billion shopping area called Liverpool One and the former site of Brian Epstein’s record store NEMS (North End Music Stores) and see the Eleanor Rigby and the fabulous new Cilla Black Statue and learn how John Lennon was introduced to Paul McCartney for the first time on 6th July 1957.
What more fitting place to finish the tour than outside the Cavern Club, originally the residential house band from 1961-1963, The Beatles Played 292 times at this famous venue.
Prices for the tour range from £15.00 per adult or £10.00 for children, this includes a guided tour and a free map of Liverpool City Centre.