When booking a city break whether that be in the UK or a European break, you are going to want to jump on some tours to get to know that city and take it all in, right?
So why not experience your own magnificent city? Liverpool is bursting at the seams with tours to help you gain knowledge while also being a pleasurable experience along the way!
There’s so many tours happening in our city, ranging from hop on hop off bus tours, getting up to scratch with the Fab Four tours, architectural tours, sport tours (red or blue, well why not experience both), cycle tours, film tours, ghost tours, you name it and Liverpool has got it all covered.
So, ask yourself, how much do I really know about my hometown and how many tours have I taken in my city? If it is less than what you can count on one hand then you’re seriously missing out sightseeing Liverpool for what this amazing city has to offer!
To help you enjoy being a tourist in your own city we have put together a guide of some of the many tours happening in Liverpool, so get your itinerary list at the ready…
Take a tour of the world-famous Royal Liver Building on the RLB360 attraction experience. Visit one of the stunning ‘Three Graces’ and learn the buildings history as well as its heritage in the city at the ground floor visitor centre.
After viewing the exhibitions, a guided tour operator will take you to the tenth and fifteenth floors to enjoy spectacular 360 degree views of the city’s stunning skyline and also experience a world-class digital projection show inside the historic clock tower.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.rlb360.com
Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
Want to get up to scratch with the Fab Four? Then why not step aboard the colourful Magical Mystery Tour bus for a fun 2 hours of all things Beatles.
The tour will take you to see all the places associated with John, Paul, George and Ringo, from the places they grew up, met and formed.
Visit the Beatles childhood homes, schools, colleges and get up close to places that inspired some of their memorable songs such as Penny Lane and Strawberry Field. The tour finishes at the Legendary Cavern Club, giving you a free general admission into the club the evening of your tour date!
For further information and to book a tour visit www.cavernclub.com
Liverpool Cycle Tours
If you love being on a peddler then why not try a Liverpool cycling tour? Take in the glorious sights by bike and get to see parts of the city up close in an eco-friendly way.
The guided bicycle tours take you to Liverpool’s famous landmarks and sites, including those made famous by The Beatles. With different tour options such as The Beatles Tour on Electric Bicycles, City Centre Sightseeing Tours as well as Walking & Drinking City Centre Tours, Liverpool Cycle Tours also have electric motor assisted bikes.
For more information and to book a tour visit www.liverpoolcycletours.com
The Liverpool City Explorer Sightseeing Tour
Hop on board one of Liverpool City Explorer Sightseeing bus tours and take in the stunning architecture as well as discovering the city in style.
With an informative Tour Guide who will help you explore the city’s best bits to the full while talking you through the history, drama, talent and humour that has made Liverpool what it is today. With 14 iconic stops along the way, the best views and a live tour guide, the hop on hop off experience of Liverpool is one to add to your list.
For more information and to book a tour visit www.cityexplorerliverpool.co.uk
Shiverpool Ghost Tours
If you love all things spooky and a bit of history, then a Shiverpool tour will be right up your alley.
The theatrical led ghost and history tour explores the city’s most famous locations, revealing their hidden histories and mysteries along the way. Tours Include Hope Street Shivers, Auld City & The Dead House, Ghost Bus Tour, Private Tours for Schools as well as Private & Tailored Tours.
The fun, fact filled chillingly frightful tour last 90 minutes and is family friendly for all to enjoy.
For more information and to book a tour visit www.shiverpool.co.uk
Anfield Stadium Tour
Go behind the scenes of Premier League Champions Liverpool Football Club on one of the club’s stadium tours.
See areas of the stadium such as the state-of-the-art Home Team dressing room, Away Team dressing room, Press Room, Player’s tunnel and the world famous This is Anfield Sign. Tour also includes stunning pitch and city views from the highest level of the Main Stand.
Tour provides multimedia audio handsets to fully immerse yourself and take your tour at your own pace. Tour includes The Liverpool FC Story, the Club’s interactive museum and The Steven Gerrard Collection.
For more information and to book a tour visit www.bookings.liverpoolfc.com
Goodison Stadium Tour
Take a behind the scenes tour of Goodison Park, home to Everton Football Club the peoples club.
Expert guides will share their knowledge for the club and teach you the clubs well known history along the way. The tour lets you have the chance to understand what happens during match day, see the director’s box as well as visiting the changing rooms both home and away.
The tour also gives visitors the chance to emerge from the tunnel to the sound of Z Cars and take a seat in the managers chair in the home dug out.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.evertonfc.com
If you’re bit of a film buff and love your movies, then Reel Tours will take you on a cinematic adventure through the streets of Liverpool.
The tour lets you explore the city in a whole new light, showcasing the city’s relationship with the silver screen, dating back from the earliest moments of the 20th century right up to some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters of recent years.
The walking tours allows you to visit many prominent film locations for massive films and shows such as Fantastic Beasts and Gotham City.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.reeltours.co.uk
Liverpool City Sights Tour
Liverpool City Sights bring you a live guided tour aboard their bus helping you gain more knowledge about the city and of course The Beatles!
With two tour options available you can choose between the Blue Route or the Red Route tour. The Blue route offers a live guided City & Beatles tour informing you about the social history of the city as well as about The Beatles where they were born and raised, stayed and played.
The Red Route tour is a multilingual Hop-on, Hop-off tour which talks you through the historical landmarks and attractions.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.liverpoolcitysights.co.uk
Mersey Tunnel Tours
Now you might not take a blind bit of notice when you’re driving through them, but have you ever thought about taking a Tunnel Tour?
The tour lets you get a unique behind the scenes look at the famous Queensway Mersey Tunnel. As well as learning about the construction of the tunnel, you will also have the opportunity to visit the original control room, see giant ventilation fans in action and go down to watch the traffic in the tunnel, deep below the city streets.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk
Peaky Blinders Tour
If you’re a fan of the Shelby family and can’t to get your next Peaky Blinders fix, then why not book a Peaky Blinders Official tour?
The private tour takes you to various filming locations in Liverpool, Wirral and Cheshire from the crime series, led by a Blue Badge Guide and avid Peaky fan. As well as getting to visit the locations up close and personal, you also get to hear some of the drama’s anecdotes about the making of the series.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.peakylocationtours.com
River Explorer Cruise
Jump a ferry across the Mersey and take a tour aboard the River Explorer Cruise!
Cruise across the world-famous Mersey, sit back, relax and take in the stunning riverside scenery and landmarks along the way. On board a guide will talk about the things that made Liverpool so vibrant and what made its breath-taking waterfront a UNSESCO World Heritage site.
River Explorer Cruise tickets also include FREE entry to U-boat Story.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.merseyferries.co.uk
LFC City Explorer
Are you a massive red but want to gain more knowledge? Why not book an LFC City Explorer Liverpool bus tour, designed to take in the best sightseeing spots in the city?
An informative Tour Guide provides you with all you need to know about Liverpool FC and the city itself. The tour allows you to take in the views of Liverpool’s iconic landmarks before heading to Anfield Stadium.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.lfccityexplorer.co.uk
Fab 4 Taxi Tours
Looking for a trip around Liverpool learning about The Beatles while sightseeing along the way? Then book a Fab 4 Taxi Tour to learn more about John, Paul, George and Ringo from one of the driver guides who have an unparalleled level of knowledge about the four lads who came from the city.
Every one of the tours are adapted to suit your level of interest, taking you to all of the best Beatles sightseeing locations. You can also add on extras to your experience including a trip to the Casbah Coffee Club, the Beatles Story exhibition, Magical Beatles Museum and more.
For further information and to book a tour visit www.fab4taxitours.com
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