Liverpool Breaks – A great weekend family holiday

Liverpool Breaks for a Family Weekend Away

Liverpool Breaks- Liverpool Pier

Liverpool Pier Head

Liverpool is a city with a rich history and up on our list family city breaks because of the variety of attractions. Home of Britain’s largest cathedral, the Beatles and of course Liverpool FC, it also has a strong maritime history so what's not to like about a Liverpool family holiday? Read on to find out more about Liverpool breaks including what to do and where to stay. 

What to do?

What to Do in Liverpool

Royal Liver Building – The iconic water front building that you should walk by

Liverpool Family Holidays - Liver Building

Liver Building

Liverpool Cathedral – for those with a love of history, this gothic cathedral is the largest in Britain and a must visit for its splendor. Entry to the cathedral is free from 8am-6pm but for £15 for a family ticket (2 adults & upto 3 children), the more active families can access the top of the tower, get a closer look at the bells and more.

Liverpool Museums – Visit the World Museum for natural history, science & world culture, the National Museum of Liverpool with a wide variety of splendid artifacts and the Museum of Liverpool for a history of the city itself. Entry is free to most of the museums.

Tate Liverpool for exhibitions of modern art

Beatles Story, Albert Dock -An exhibition to the life and times of the Beatles. So if you are a Beatles fan, this is a must visit. Adults £14.95 each and children £9.00 each

Liverpool FC tour – For football fans, the Liverpool FC offers a variety of tours starting from £48 for a family tour.

Mersey Cruise – take a river cruise and get stunning views of the Liverpool from £27 for a family.

Getting there

Getting to Liverpool

Get to  Liverpool by Car

By Bus

Get there by Train

Get there by Air

Hotels and BB

Where to Stay in Liverpool


Independent Hotels/B&Bs/self-catering



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Premier Inn

Hotel  from £45 a night for a family room

Ibis Styles 

Hotel from £47 a night for a family room

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Bridgestreet at Liverpool one

Self cateringtwo bedroom serviced apartment from £100 a night

Crowne Plaza 

Hotel  where family room From £125 a night

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Signature Living Apartments 

Self cateringthree bedroom serviced apartment from £200 a night

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel from £200 a night for a family

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