Liverpool Breaks for a Family Weekend Away
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 in Liverpool
Royal Liver Building – The iconic water front building that you should walk by
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 to Liverpool
Get to Liverpool by Car
Liverpool is well connected by road. Travel to Liverpool from Manchester is about and hour and from London via the M6 and takes around 4.5 hours.
Get to Liverepool By Bus
National Express operate a number of services from a variety of UK cities.
Get there by Train
Liverpool is well connected by train. A train from Central London takes under 2.5 hours to reach Liverpool.
Get there by Air
Liverpool is connected to most major airports in the UK for a reasonable price on a budget airline.
Where to Stay in Liverpool
Hotel from £45 a night for a family room
Hotel from £47 a night for a family room
Bridgestreet at Liverpool one
Self catering– two bedroom serviced apartment from £100 a night
Hotel where family room From £125 a night
Self catering– three bedroom serviced apartment from £200 a night
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel from £200 a night for a family
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