Liverpool. The very name conjures up images of a glorious maritime history, world-beating musical heritage, two of the Premiership’s biggest football teams and not one, but twomajestically different Cathedrals. It is now bulging with fabulous new shops, buzzing new restaurants, hip hotels and trendy wine bars, as well as a world class cultural offering with more museums andgalleries anywhere outside of London. Not forgetting its inhabitants, of course, who are famously friendly and will welcome you with pride.
Liverpool is a fantastic city break destination whenever youchoose to visit.
Should you wish to escape from the bright lights and buzz of Liverpool, there are lots of award winning beaches and coastal walks nearby, plus stunning parks, botanicgardens and countryside spas where you can blow away the city cobwebs.
• Parks & Gardens • Nature Reserves • Farms • Family
Head across to the Wirral Peninsula and stride out to Hilbre IslandsLocal Nature Reserve at West Kirby, not forgetting to check the tide timetable before you go! Explore the endless sand dunes along Sefton’s coast, be rejuvenated by refreshing winds as you stroll alongSouthport Pier or the Wirral Way.
Liverpool oozes culture and heritage. The city has a glorious past as a mercantile hub and gateway to the New World, but today it is also a key destinationfor art lovers, fans of the theatre and museumgoers. But the city has numerous permanent art attractions too. Visit the Walker Art Gallery, the national gallery of the North – ask at reception for ahelpful guide to the highlights, including works by Hockney, Degas, Turner and Rembrandt, all of which are housed on the first floor.
• Music Venues
New for 2011is the new Museum of Liverpool. The largest newly built national museum in Britain for more than a century is housed in a landmark new building at the Pier Head.
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