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Walking Tours

The most rewarding way to see our city is on foot.  Liverpool is a very compact city divided into distinctive quarters as well as individual areas that make up the World Heritage City, perfect for exploring from the ground up.

The following walks are all designed to be flexible and can be offered as 90 minute, 2 hour, or 3-4 hour tours, depending on your time, requirements and interests.

Highlights of Liverpool and 800 years of heritage

2 hour walking tour taking in many of Liverpool’s cultural highlights, iconic buildings and fabulous visitor attractions, while hearing how this dynamic city developed from a medieval fishing village to a 21st century World Heritage City and European Capital of Culture.

Includes: Albert Dock, Pier Head, Waterfront, Town Hall, Castle Street, Liverpool One, Cavern Quarter

World Heritage Maritime & Mercantile City

Take a fascinating walking tour to see how Liverpool developed from a fishing village to the second city of the Empire, and then rose phoenix-like from the ashes of 20th century decline to become a vibrant visitor destination and celebrated World Heritage Maritime & Mercantile City. Learn about the bold and courageous developments of this city and its global significance as a port and city.

Includes: Albert Dock, Pier Head, Castle Street, Town Hall, the Bluecoat, Duke Street & Ropewalks, William Brown Street

Birthplace of the Beatles

An enjoyable walk around the original stomping ground of the Beatles, four lads from Liverpool who shook the world. See many famous places associated with the band, hear of their rise to fame and see how they relate to the vibrant culture of Liverpool today.

Includes: Beatles Story, Cavern Club, John Lennon’s birthplace; their schools, favourite pubs, and much, much more!

Great walk - Great Street

Liverpool’s Hope Street, was acclaimed by the Academy of Urbanism and given their Great Street Award in 2012; we think it’s pretty special too- a street called Hope with a stunning cathedral at each end; adjoining two university campuses and a performing arts school; located in the centre of a picturesque Georgian conservation area. Hope Street is home to one of the oldest professional orchestras in the country, as well as one of the newest and cheekiest theatres in the land too! Add to this a divine boutique hotel, an art-deco concert hall and one of the most opulent pubs in Britain, as well as numerous excellent independent restaurants and some of the best café society in the city, all makes for a compelling place to come for a stroll!

Includes: Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, the Everyman theatre, Philharmonic Dining Rooms, Ye Cracke, Philharmonic Hall, Falkner Street, Superlambananas, LIPA, Beatles’ schools, Georgian architecture

Port Sunlight, Wirral walk

Experience a walking tour of Port Sunlight - one of the greatest social experiments of the late 19th and early 20th Century - hear how a self-made millionaire, William Lever, turned his soap-making business into one of the great industries of the 20th Century, and see the model village built by Lever to house his workers. Part of the garden city movement with beautiful examples of arts & craft architecture Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village contains over 900 Grade II listed buildings, a stunning art gallery and a gem of a museum.

Includes: Port Sunlight Museum, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Christ Church, the War Memorial, the Old School and ‘Lyceum’, Lever House and factory, Hulme Hall, The Dell landscaped park, The Diamond formal gardens.

The following walks are also available:

The Albert Dock,
The Beatles, The Liverpool waterfront
Liverpool’s football stadiums,
Café culture in Hope Street,
The two cathedrals on Hope Street,
The Rope walks,
China town,
Georgian Liverpool,
Architectural highlights
The splendour of William Brown Street,
The Walker Art Gallery,
The National galleries & museums of Liverpool
Famous pubs of Liverpool.

We can arrange walks on other subjects to fit with your itinerary or on a mixture of any of the above themes.