Swiss Bridge, Birkenhead Park

Day 4. Liverpool – Exploring The Wirral

After checking out of our accommodation in the city centre we left our bags to collect later in the day and then walked the short distance across to Liverpool Central Station to take a train to Birkenhead Park.  Our plan was to continue along the same line to New Brighton later in the day so …

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Bandstand, Sefton Park Liverpool

Day 3. Liverpool – Crosby Beach & Sefton Park

After enjoying breakfast in our aparthotel we walked the short distance to Liverpool Central Station for a Merseyrail train to Waterloo.  As we intended to make another journey later in the day we purchased off-peak day returns at £4.20 each. The journey heading northwards along the coast took just 17 minutes and from there we …

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Jubilee Quad, University of Liverpool

Day 2. A walk around Liverpool

We woke to another bright, sunny morning which was just perfect for our planned walk around many of the city's major sights.  Our self-guided tour began at the St. George's Quarter located just across the road from Lime Street station. This historic district forms part of Liverpool's World Heritage Site and includes some of the …

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The Three Graces, Liverpool

Day 1. Exploring Liverpool – Pier Head and Albert Dock

After almost four months of lockdown the sheer novelty of boarding a train was an uplifting experience, just sitting gazing out of the window at the changing scenery as our journey progressed.  We'd planned a four day city break in Liverpool which is located in north west England on the banks of the River Mersey.  …

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