20 Forthlin Road

Liverpool L24 1YP


20 Forthlin Road is one of the most important houses in the history of popular music. This ordinary terraced house was the family home of Sir Paul McCartney right through the early Beatles years.

Beatles' Childhood Homes, The - National Trust

Mendips, (National Trust)
Liverpool L24 1YP


Mendips was the childhood home of John Lennon, he lived there with his Aunt Mimi and Uncle George and composed early songs in the front porch and in his bedroom. Mendips has been restored to its 1950s period glory.

Birkenhead Priory & St Mary's Tower - The Birkenhead Packet

Priory Street
Birkenhead, Wirral L41 5JH


This Benedictine Monastery established 1150 is the oldest building on Merseyside. Much of the original building still remains and other parts have been sympathetically restored to their former stature. First restored over a century ago, the site continues to develop with museum displays, education/meeting/concert space and chapel dedicated to HMS Conway (open by appointment).

Croxteth Hall & Country Park

Croxteth Hall Lane
Liverpool L12 0HB


Croxteth Hall Country Park is at the heart of what was once a great country estate stretching hundreds of square miles and was the ancestral home of the Molyneux family, the Earls of Sefton. It is now managed by The City of Liverpool and is one of the major heritage centres of the North West, attracting thousands of visitors every year.

Hardmans' House, The - National Trust

59 Rodney Street
Liverpool L1 9ER


Georgian terraced house - the former studio and home of the photographer E. Chambre Hardman. Collections include a selection of Hardman'ss collection of photographs - over 142,000 images.

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool L1 7AZ


Liverpool Cathedral is an awesome, beautiful building and a vibrant living church attempting to live the Christian Gospel.

Liverpool Central Library, Archive & Record Office

Liverpool Central Library and Archive, William Brown Street
Liverpool L3 8EW

The largest library is the Central Library in the City Centre. There are smaller community libraries spread across the city. Collections: Liverpool Record Office's photographic image collection is a Designated Collection of national importance. The photographic collection contains photographs from the City Engineer.

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Cathedral House, Mount Pleasant
Liverpool L3 5TQ


Architects throughout the world were invited in 1960 to design a Cathedral for Liverpool which would relate to the existing Crypt, be capable of construction within five years, cost at the current prices no more than one million pounds for its shell, and most important of all, express the new spirit of the liturgy then being radically reformulated by the Second Vatican Council. Of 300 entries from all over the world, Sir Frederick Gibberd's (1908-1984) design was chosen, and building began in October 1962.

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Albert Dock
Liverpool L3 4AQ


Set sail and drop anchor for a fun day out at Merseyside Maritime Museum - about the seafaring importance of Liverpool as a gateway to the world, including the city's role in the transatlantic slave trade and emigration. The Maritime Archive and Library contains one of the finest collections of merchant shipping records in the UK.

North West Museum of Road Transport

Old Bus Depot, 51 Hall Street
St Helens WA10 1DU


A unique and extensive collection of vintage buses, British trolleybuses and classic cars in the UK are the centrepiece of this regional transport museum formerly known as St Helens Transport Museum. Following its extensive and comprehensive refurbishment the North West Museum of Road Transport has joined the ranks of the top North West attractions and is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday.

Port Sunlight Museum

23 King George's Drive
Port Sunlight, Wirral CH62 5DX

Located in the heart of Port Sunlight, a world famous 19th century garden village, Port Sunlight Museum offers a unique insight into the origins and social history of one of Britain's finest and most intact model villages. Port Sunlight consists of over 900 Grade II Listed buildings and has one of the largest War Memorials outside of London. Discover within Port Sunlight Museum what it would have been like to live in this village during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park
Liverpool L17 1AP


Sefton Park Palm House is a Grade II* listed Victorian palm house situated in leafy glades of Sefton Park, 2 miles from Liverpool City Centre. It was built in 1896 and gifted to the city by Henry Yates Thompson. It is managed by Sefton Park Palm House Preservation Trust and contains plants from around the world.

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate - National Trust

The Walk
Liverpool L24 1XD


Tudor half-timbered house with rich interiors and fine gardens. The atmospheric interior of this rambling house spans many periods.

Sudley House

Mossley Hill Road, Aigburth
Liverpool L18 8BX


Sudley House is the former family home of the Holt family. George Holt founded the Liverpool shipping line Lamport and Holt and was a pioneer of trade with Brazil. Collections: Sudley displays fine 18th and 19th century paintings from Holt's collection, together with works from the Walker Art Gallery. George Holt started collecting paintings in the late 1860s, specialising in contemporary British art, but later acquired portraits by Gainsborough, Romney and Raeburn, and two superb late paintings by Turner.

Western Approaches

1-3 Rumford Street, Near Town Hall
Liverpool L2 8SZ


Set beneath the streets of Liverpool, re-live the times of 1940s Britain with an insight into the life and work of the Wrens and Waafs working under constant pressure in the original area command headquarters for the battle of the Atlantic. Now open to the public, you can visit the reconstruction of the 50,000 sq ft labyrinth of original rooms which brings a dramatic period of history vividly to life.

World of Glass

Chalon Way East
St Helens WA10 1BX


Come along to The World of Glass and see our live glassblowing demonstrations. Watch as our resident glass artists take blobs of glowing glass from kilns many times hotter than the oven in your kitchen. Be amazed how they create beautifully shaped decorative pieces just by blowing down a tube and using simple tools.