Liverpool is a city to be explored, so this summer, whether you are a local and want to immerse yourself in your home town or you’re a visitor here on a staycation, there are tons of amazing things to do in Liverpool.
From cycling the pavements of the city, to taking in 360 panoramic views of Liverpool’s iconic skyline, check out our guide to things to do in Liverpool this summer.
Liverpool Cycle Tours
Safestore UK, Jordan Street, Liverpool L1 0BG
Are you wanting to explore the city but have a busy schedule? Then Liverpool City Tours are the perfect way to travel around the Liverpool taking in the beautiful sights and learning a ton of knowledge about one of the most famous cities in the world!
With Beatles tour options, drinking evening tours or cycle tours to take in the stunning views of one magnificent city, there is something available for everyone on the Liverpool City Tours.
All the tours run in small groups with a maximum of 10 people per tour, with bespoke options also available for bigger groups.
Tours run seven days a week from 9.00am-6.00pm.
Royal Liver Building 360
Royal Liver Building, Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1HU
Have you even been to Liverpool if you haven’t visited the city’s most iconic building of them all?
The Royal Liver Building 360 tour offers an immersive visitor experience and a guided tour that unlocks Liverpool’s famous building. During the experiences visitors can learn all about the history of the building, alongside a unique digitally mapped AV experience hidden behind the magnificent clock faces of the West Tower.
While on the tour you also get the opportunity to take in the breath-taking views across the city from the 10thand 15th floor.
Fab 4 Taxi Tours
Liverpool City Centre
While in the city why not book the original sightseeing tour, Fab 4 Taxi tour and embark on a unique journey through time and explore all things Beatles!
From signature Beatles tours to Liverpool history and sightseeing tours, the Fab 4 Taxi tour is a great way to soak up the city and gain some fantastic knowledge along the way.
The tour caters up to 6 people per cab, with tours available such as Beatles Childhood Home Tour, Beatles Classic Tour, Beatles Deluxe Experience including The Casbah, Best of Liverpool Sightseeing Tour, and Fab 60 Minutes Tour.
Departs World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EN
Life is all about adventures! So why not hope on to a BusBusy adventure sightseeing tour that lets you explore beautiful locations just on the outskirts of Liverpool.
The trips offer an on-road experience only BusBusy vehicles can reach, and visitors will be escorted by a Driver Guides all enthused with the BusBusy ethos as well as picturesque locations just a stone throw away from Liverpool.
Peaky Blinders Official Tours
St Georges Hall, Liverpool
Are you a Peaky Blinders fanatic? Then immerse yourself in a Peaky Blinders tour of Liverpool!
The tour allows visitors to explore film locations around the city up close and hear anecdotes about the making of the different series of the show. The tours include a half day, or a full day guided mini coach tour, with the tours delving into the history of the real Peaky Blinders, as well as learning about Liverpool and the surrounding areas including Wirral and the area West of the River Mersey.
During the Peaky Blinders Tour you will get to visit more than 10 actual locations featuring in numerous scenes in the show.
Shiverpool Historic Ghost Walks
Liverpool City Centre, Liverpool
Love all things supernatural? Then we dare you to take a journey through Liverpool’s most haunted heritage with a Shiverpool Historic Ghost walk.
During your journey, your Shiverpool Spirit Guide will bring the pounding pavements to life while inviting you to take a step back in time, revealing creepy historic findings with stunning theatrical performances.
Tour options include The Famous Hope Street Shivers Ghost Walk, The Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour and the Auld City & Dead House Tour.
Sherlock The Official Outdoor Game
The Wellington Memorial Statue, Commutation Row, Lime Street, Liverpool L3 8QF
If you fancy yourself as a mastermind detective, then you will be pleased to hear there’s a brand-new detective experience in Liverpool from the makers of Sherlock!
The official live game takes you on a mission across the city as you uncover a series of clues, conundrums, and codes that need to be cracked in this original Sherlock-inspired outdoor detective challenge.
The game is playable any day and any time, with the app-based game including animated videos, voicemail, and text messaging.
Liverpool Football Club Tour
Anfield Stadium, Anfield Road, Liverpool L40TH
Home of Liverpool Football Club, a visit to Anfield Stadium is a truly memorable experience for all whether you’re a fan or simply interested in the history of the club.
The LFC Stadium Tour includes The Liverpool FC Story, the Club’s interactive museum and The Steven Gerrard Collection. To fully immerse yourself, the tour includes multimedia audio handsets which means you can take your tour at your own pace.
During the tour visitors can enjoy epic views of the pitch and city landscape from the top level of the main stand, visit the state-of-the-art Home and Away Team dressing rooms, the Press Room, pass under the famous ‘This is Anfield’ sign, a walk down the players tunnel, a sit in the Managers Dugout and much more.
Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
Anchor Courtyard, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AS
Jump on board the Magical Mystery Tour bus and enjoy a day you will never forget.
The two-hour tour takes place aboard the colourful tour bus, taking passengers to all the places associated with Liverpool’s Fab four. Driving to the childhood homes of the Beatles, their birthplaces and to the places that inspired some of the most well-known songs, you’ll be kept entertained on the tour by a fully qualified Beatles Guide.
The Magical Mystery Tour makes its last stop at the world-famous Cavern Club on Mathew Street, where you will also receive free entry into the club and an exclusive souvenir when you present your ticket to a member of staff.
St Johns Beacon
St Johns Beacon, 1 Houghton Street, Liverpool L1 1RL
Want to view Liverpool from over 400 feet? Then why not book a visit to St Johns Beacon!
Also known locally as the Radio City Tower, visitors can view the Merseyside famous skyline from one of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks. The view from the beacon also offers breath-taking panoramic views of the Wirral, North Wales, Lancashire and as far as Snowdonia and Blackpool on clearer days.
Near Otterspool Adventure, Liverpool L19 3QN
Up for a bit of competitiveness with your friends with a twist? Then The Romans is sure to be a hit.
Located near Otterspool Adventure, the purpose-built Roman themed activity and adventure park is perfect for groups to get active and have tons of fun. The theme of the game is you and your team captured and declared enemies of Rome, your only chance to escape is to become a Gladiator and compete in The Emperor’s games.
With hilarious Roman themed games and challenges under the eyes of The Emperor, will you win your freedom?
Liverpool Tour Company
Whether you are looking for a Liverpool City Walking Tour, a Liverpool Cycle Tour or an Original Liverpool Pub Tour, the Liverpool Tour Company have got you covered.
Immerse yourself and explore Liverpool to the max no matter what type of excursion you have in mind when in the city.
Tour available to book through the Liverpool Tour Company include Flexible Liverpool Sightseeing Tour passes, Liverpool True Crime Cocktail Tour, Private Liverpool Beatles Taxi Tour, Liverpool Beatles Walking Tour, The Original Liverpool Pub Tour and much more.
36 Seel Street, Liverpool L1 4BE
Liverpool’s latest themed cocktail bar, Alcotraz is one to add to your itinerary list when next socialising in the city.
With highly talented actors, unique storylines and impressive set design, the 1 hour and 45 minutes session includes 4 personalised cocktails and an orange jumpsuit to wear during your stint in a cell to prevent your escape!
So, if you fancy some time behind bars and trying to outwit The Warden, Alcotraz is the spot for you.
Everton Football Club Stadium Tour
Goodison Road, Liverpool L4 4EL
Everton Football Club’s Goodison Park Stadium Tour caters for the needs of any group or individual for a tour of one of the world’s most iconic stadiums.
During the tour expert tour guides will talk you through the illustrious history of the football club giving an insightful trip through one of the world’s oldest purpose-built stadiums. Visitors will also get access to the players changing rooms, take in the views from the Directors Box, walk the tunnel to the sound Z Cars theme and sit in dugout and technical area.
Vox City Walks Tours
Queen Victoria Monument, Liverpool L2 1AB
If you prefer a tour that you can hop on and off as you please, then a Vox City Walks Tour is the one for you.
Discover the countless sights of Liverpool with these unique flexible guided walking tours where you can join or leave as you please with the option of a 24 or 48 hour ticket. Using the Vox City Walks Tours app you can track your nearest guide and begin to explore Liverpool to the fullest.