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Hen Ideas

20 things to do when in Liverpool

Rob Reaks , February 20, 2020

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20 things to do when in Liverpool. Liverpool is our Number Two in the Top 10 UK destinations for Hen Parties, and stag dos. Liverpool is great for hen and stag daytime activities, and it boasts a vibrant nightlife and great value accommodation. Whether it’s a hen-friendly hotel, central apartment or hen do party house, we’ve got it covered.

To discuss your hen party in Liverpool, stag weekend or group party, give the Red7 Travel Sales Aces a call on 01273 872200

20 things to do when in Liverpool

1. Liverpool Football Club

For football lovers, this comes first in a list of 20 things to do when in Liverpool. It’s iconic and well worth a visit. Did you know we do Football Tournament Tours for youth and adult teams? Check out our 2020 Youth and Adult Football Tournaments here. For stadium tours and experiences, visit the Liverpool FC website.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Photo: Bigstock

2. Museum of Liverpool

Opened in 2011, the Museum is a firm favourite for the City’s art lovers. The building itself is stunning, in fact The Museum of Liverpool was the largest newly-built national museum in the UK for more than 100 years. Entry is free.

Photo: Bigstock/Kamira

3. Mersey Tunnels Tour

Something a bit different, take a tour to the Queensway Mersey Tunnel, which opened in 1934. Two hour tours run on Tues, Weds and Thurs evenings from 5pm and Saturday from 10am and start at the George Dock Building. You’ll see the original control room, giant ventilation fans in action and go down to watch the traffic in the tunnel, deep below the city.​

Photo Credit: Mersey Travel

4. Liverpool Cathedral

This is Britain’s largest cathedral, an architectural treasure and a major cultural venue. Visit Liverpool Cathedral and be amazed. This spectacular building boasts the world’s highest and widest Gothic arches, the world’s highest and heaviest peal of bells and the UK’s largest organ. Our hen parties often report back to us that the organ is magnificent.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
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5. The Beatles Story

We love you, yeah, yeah, yeah! We couldn’t omit these guys from our 20 things to do when in Liverpool. They’re 60 years old this year, having formed in Liverpool in 1960. The Beatles are the most influential band of all time and have their roots firmly in Liverpool; you’ll see and hear them everywhere. Visit the Beatles Story, where you’re transported on an immersive journey through replicas of the Casbah, Mathew Street and The Cavern.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Photo: Bigstock

6. The Royal Liver Building Tower Tour

For the first time in its 100+ year history, Liverpool’s world famous Royal Liver Building has unlocked its doors to the public with the launch of Royal Liver Building 360, a brand new experience and fully guided tower tour.

Enjoy panoramic 360° views across Liverpool from the 15th floor viewing platform and experience a unique digital projection show inside the historic clock tower.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Photo: Bigstock

7. Liverpool One

If you love shopping, you’ll love Liverpool One shopping district. From high street to high end, you’ll find something for every taste and budget. Here you’ll find some of the city’s top restaurants and bars, as well as the ODEON IMAX Cinema.

Photo: Bigstock/Iordanis Pallikaras

8. Walker Art Gallery

This gallery house one of the largest collections in England outside of London. Walker Art Gallery Liverpool dates back to 1819 and many of the gallery’s most important works have been on display in the city for nearly 200 years. Admission is free.

Walker Art Gallery at William Brown Street. Photo Bigstock/coward_lion

9. Royal Albert Dock

Once the home of This Morning, the Royal Albert Dock is iconic in style and immense in ambition. Liverpool’s docks dominated global trade in the 19th century, with the Albert Dock at their heart. The area is now a bustling creative hub with trendy bars and restaurants to enjoy day and night.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Photo: Bigstock

10. Tate Gallery

It’s not all about the bars! If you love a bit of art, pop along to Tate Liverpool art gallery and museum, which houses work from the Tate collection which comprises the national collection of British art from the year 1500 to the present day.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Photo: Bigstock

11. Liverpool Waterfront

Liverpool Waterfront is a must see during any trip to Liverpool. Beauty, history, culture, art, music food & drink combine in a totally unique and iconic setting.  Find out more here with Visit Liverpool.

Photo Bigstock/Iordanis Pallikaras

12. Liverpool Playhouse

The Playhouse begun it’s life in 1866 as a music hall, and became a theatre in 1911. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building for both its old 19th century auditorium and the 20th century front of house extension. Seating 677 across three levels in a traditional proscenium arch setting, it also has an upstairs Studio and rehearsal room. See what’s on HERE.

Photo Credit: Everyman Playhouse, Liverpool

13. Sefton Park Liverpool

Whether you are just out for a stroll in Sefton Park or would like to make a specific visit, Sefton Park Palm House is open to the public virtually all year round with free admission.  

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Photo: Bigstock. Sefton Park Palm House Liverpool England completed in 1896.

14. The Romans

The UK’s first purpose build hen and stag attraction, The Romans is an immersive adventure taking you into Ancient Rome.  Book your Romans adventure park hen or stag experience with Red7.

You might be celebrating your ‘last night of freedom’, but during this adventure you’ve already lost it! You’ve been captured and condemned to death. Your only hope of survival is to win your freedom, somehow.

Your journey from Pleb to Gladiator, and your eventual freedom, includes 8 amazing games and challenges. Includes free toga hire. There’s a fully-licensed bar and gin garden on site for toasting your hard-earned freedom.

Photo: The Romans, Liverpool

15. Cavern Club

Arguably the most famous club in the world, and the birthplace of the Beatles (and Our Cilla, of course!), no weekend in Liverpool is complete without a visit to the iconic Cavern Club. Pre-plan your visit and check out what’s on at the Cavern Club here.

Photo: Bigstock

16. Ropewalks

It’s been voted one of the hippest places in town and it’s the bohemian heart of Liverpool. Find out more here.

Ropewalks start at the corner of Argyle Street and Hanover Street and reach as far as Renshaw Street, Roscoe Street and Duke Street. Thea ares is bursting with art, music and culture and is home to places like FACT multimedia studios and the Grade I listed Bluecoat arts centre and The Bombed Out Church.

The area is named after its unique large 19th century warehouse buildings, once used for rope making during Liverpool’s maritime boom. Ropewalks is a great place to shop, stay, play, eat, drink and dance.

17. Baltic Triangle

Adjacent to Ropewalks, the Baltic Triangle is  an alternative hub with indie start-ups in former warehouses around Jamaica Street. It’s home to studios, casual canteen eating, and a garden for outdoor events at Constellations arts centre, plus a graffitied skatepark. By night there’s an edgy vibe to garage raves and dance clubs packed with hip locals.

18. Philharmonic Hall

Home to the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, find out what’s on HERE. Founded in 1840 by a group of Liverpool music lovers, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is the UK’s oldest continuing professional symphony orchestra and gives over 80 concerts each season in the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, as well as performances throughout the UK and the world. Liverpool Philharmonic Hall hosts performances ranging from classical, contemporary, rock, pop, folk, roots, and jazz to comedy, film and spoken word. 

19. Formby Natural Coast

It’s 15 miles from the City centre but it’s well worth a visit. This National Trust managed beach is great in Summer. With high sand dunes and views across to Ireland, there are also woods to explore.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Formby, Merseyside, United Kingdom. Photo: Bigstock

20. China Town

Chinatown is the oldest Chinese community in Europe, located to the south of the city centre with a stunning Chinese arch on Nelson Street, which is the largest, multiple-span arch outside of China. If you love Chinese food and culture, this place is not to be missed.

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Photo: Bigstock/coward_lion

Liverpool is perfect for hen and stag weekends, ask your Red7 sales adviser for the perfect Liverpool hen party and stag do itinerary, and try to see as much of Liverpool you can. Probably too much to see and do in just one night, don’t you agree?

20 things to do when in Liverpool
Visit Liverpool for your Hen Do or Stag Do. Photo: Bigstock
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