Liverpool is a fabulous location to visit with the major new developments such as the Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool One and the Cruise Liner landing point at the Pier Head.
Trains from the Mid Cheshire stations operated by London North Western Railway arrive at Lime Street station. Tickets are usually sold to ‘Liverpool Stations’ and with one of these, you can continue on the underground MerseyRail electric trains onwards from Lime Street to James Street station for the Pier Head. Or on a sunny day, it is a pleasant 20 minute brisk walk through the spacious city centre from Lime Street to Pier Head passing many well-known historic buildings on the way.
Or if history is your thing, then Liverpool is blessed with a thriving maritime history as well as all of the cultural aspects of the city.
The architecture is world-class, with more listed buildings than any city outside London. Whether you are coming to Liverpool for arts and culture, sport, or family outings, you will be spoilt for choice in this great city.
There are numerous places to visit just a short walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station.
The Liverpool Empire Theatre is the largest 2 tier theatre in the country and one of the widest theatres in Europe, playing host to touring productions, musicals, and concerts.
St George’s Hall was reopened in 2007 by HRH The Prince of Wales, after the completion of a £23m restoration. A new Heritage Centre has been created to provide visitors with a dynamic and exciting introduction to St George’s Hall and its place in Liverpool’s history.
The Walker Art Gallery is one of the finest art galleries in Europe. Covering art from medieval times to the 21st century, the gallery is a treasure trove just waiting to be discovered.
The Liverpool Playhouse is one of the oldest rep theatres in the country, presenting classic theatre with a fresh interpretation in the beautiful surroundings of this 19th century music hall.