Free Liverpool

 

Liverpool may be an expensive place to visit sometimes but there is so much you can see and do for free. Liverpool is a large city where you will find plenty of attractions, museums, or landscapes to visit for free.

 

The Walker Art Gallery

 

This beautiful display of art from the 13th to present century can be appreciated by everyone. The gallery also features a craft gallery and space dedicated to children. The Walker Gallery also hosts a range of events and exhibitions throughout the year.

  • Free admission for the gallery, exhibitions and events all year
  • Opening time: daily | 10am - 5pm.
  • Website: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker
  • Approximate walking distance from the hotel – 17 minutes (0.8 miles)

 

World Museum Liverpool

 

Great for all the family, the World Museum Liverpool is host to a variety of exhibitions and events. Exhibiting captivating objects from around the globe, the museum also features an aquarium, bug house and planetarium.

  • Free admission
  • Opening time: daily | 10am - 5pm.
  • Website: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml
  • Approximate walking distance from the hotel – 13 minutes (0.7 miles)

 

The Bluecoat

 

Housed in a beautiful grade 1 listed building, the Bluecoat showcases a contemporary programme of exhibitions and events across all disciplines including visual art, music, literature, dance and live art. Well known for nurturing new art in Liverpool, The Bluecoat provides a space for artists within a unique creative community.

  • Free admission
  • Opening times: daily from 8am onwards. The Bluecoat also hosts children’s activities in the Hub and Galleries every Saturday and Sunday between 12pm and 4pm.
  • Contact details: Tel: 0151 702 5324
  • Website: www.thebluecoat.org.uk
  • Approximate walking distance from the hotel - 7 minutes (0.5 miles)

 

The Metropolitan Cathedral

 

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King is a dramatic cathedral and draws heavily on the concepts of faith, architecture and human endeavour. This is an inspiring space and should not be missed on your trip to Liverpool. Designed and built in the early 60’s, the Cathedral seats over 3,000 worshippers around a dramatic high-altar with numerous side chapels and works of modern art. Visitots of all faiths are encouraged to visit the Cathedral, where quiet reflection and praise can be pursued.

 

The Super Lamb Banana

 

The Super Lamb Banana was the original work of Japanese-based artist Taro Chiezo. It represents a huge yellow lamb with a banana for its tail, created to warn of the dangers of genetically modified food. Originally controversial, the culture is now really appreciate among residents, has its admirers and attracts many tourists every year.

 

William Brown Street and Area

 

Part of the Liverpool Cultural quarter, William Brown Street is the only UK street to consist of only museums, galleries and libraries. The area consists of imposing neo-classical buildings and leads to the Steble fountain and Wellington Column. It also hosts World Museum Liverpool, the Walker Art Gallery and Liverpool Central Library, St Georges Hall and St. John's Gardens.

  • Free
  • Nearest station: Liverpool Lime Street
  • Approximate walking distance from the hotel - 14 minutes (0.7 miles)

 

Penny Lane, L18

 

Penny Lane is a street located in the middle of one of Liverpool's suburban shopping areas not far from where Paul McCartney and John Lennon grew up. The two boys would meet at Penny Lane junction to catch a bus into the centre of the city. In 1967, The Beatles released a song written by Paul McCartney titled, "Penny Lane". Since, the street is an important landmark visited by Beatles fans touring Liverpool. From the shelter in the middle of the roundabout and onwards, most of the things mentioned in the Beatles' song are still there: the barbers, the bank, the fire station (slightly down the road).

  • Free
  • Bus number 86 from town to Penny Lane
  • Approximate driving distance from the hotel - 13 minutes (3.9 miles)

 

Chinese New Year

 

Taking place in the city centre in Chinatown area, usually on Bold Street in February, the celebration of the Chinese New Year is a great event to experience with friends or family. Giant dragons dancing in the street, eating lettuces and followed by drums and firecrackers, all in a friendly atmosphere.

  • Free
  • Approximate walking distance from the hotel - 10 minutes (0.5 miles)

 

Wirral Coastline

 

Discover Wirral's breath-taking coastline and experience wonderful beaches and the best views of Liverpool and Wales. Leave New Brighton as a starting point then carry on round the coast to Hoylake/West Kirby, then up to Parkgate for a home-made ice cream from Nichols or fish and chips. Don't forget to call in at Thurstaston for Churches Organic farm shop and walks on Thursaston common.

  • Free
  • Website: http://www.visitwirral.com/
  • Easily accessible by car, coach rail and ferry from Liverpool
  • Approximate driving distance from the hotel to New Brighton - 20 minutes (6.5 miles)

 

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