Liverpool is a city like no other. With its unique attractions, exciting events, world class sport offerings and unrivalled musical heritage, Liverpool has always been a hub of creativity with culture and heritage at its heart.

Through spectacular festivals, world-class sporting attractions and unique art offerings it continues to be a gateway for UK culture, attracting millions of visitors every year. There is something for everyone in what is officially the UK’s friendliest city. It’s Liverpool.

Boasting the largest collection of museums and galleries anywhere outside of the capital, more parks than Paris and every type of dining you could think of, you’ll always find a fantastic selection of things to do, places to visit and cuisines to experience.

Beyond the city centre, Liverpool City Region boasts award-winning beaches and coastal walks, as well as stunning parks, botanic gardens and countryside spas to blow away the bright lights of the city. Head to Wirral by road, rail or ferry. Discover its beautiful coast and countryside with rural walks, cycle routes and beaches. Treat yourself at Wirral’s Michelin starred restaurant or choose from a range of gastro pubs, restaurants, bars and tea rooms. Or simply have a big of chips on a Victorian promenade.

Just 20 miles north of Liverpool is Southport. With its beautiful beaches, unspoilt coastline, superb choice of restaurants, world-glass golf courses, family attractions and vibrant events programme it’s a place not to miss. Explore the endless sand dunes along the coast and be rejuvenated by refreshing winds as you stroll along Southport Pier.

For stories from the city of Liverpool, its people and passions:

Explore Liverpool by its unique independents:

One of the strongest voices in the city and a great guide of events and activities:

Liverpool’s ultimate music guide:

Local live music reviews and listings can be found at

For contemporary art and culture: