'So much to see and do...'
There is so much more to Liverpool and its surroundings than at first meets the eye.
History buffs will be in their element, Liverpool, as the ‘Second Port of Empire’, has a rich, but not altogether rosy history! Explore our amazing array of museums at www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk.
While you are in the area, why not take the opportunity to play a true Championships course at the West Lancs Golf Club which was founded in 1873.
For those who want a shopping experience, then Liverpool has it all. The recently developed LiverpoolOne is a designer-shopping paradise, keep an eye out for Wags with bags as you sip a cappuccino in one of the many luxurious cafes and bars.
Go to www.liverpool-one.com for more details.
If you fancy a bargain why not take a trip to Cheshire Oaks Designer Village, where you will find Europe’s largest selection of cut-price designer brands, it’s half an hour from the hotel, but well worth a trip. Click on www.cheshireoaksdesigneroutlet.com for more information.
Liverpool’s reputation as a sporting Mecca has no equal (despite the claims coming from the other end of the East Lancs Road). The city proudly hosts two premierships football teams (Liverpool FC is 5.3 miles from the hotel, Everton FC is 4.7 miles) is home to the world famous Grand National and has some of the best Links golf courses in the world in its immediate locale. Check out www.visitliverpool.com/site/sport for more information.
If you tell anyone from around the world that you are from Liverpool, they usually retort ‘ahh the Beatles’, fair enough right? Wrong! Liverpool’s musical heritage is diverse and vibrant, and the Fab Four are just one part of this rich tapestry. We have the world famous Liverpool Phil, the new Echo Arena to host the biggest artists in the world, as well as hundreds of smaller, more intimate venues and pubs that really showcase everything that Liverpool stands for…creativity, talent and humour! Move your mouse to www.visitliverpool.com/site/music for more details.
If you want to eat out, then we have some of the best restaurants in the North. Our restaurant scene has blossomed in recent years, with the diversity you would associate with a capital city. Check out www.visitliverpool.com/site/restaurants for inspiration.
Want somewhere to take the children? Why not explore Knowsley Safari Park, a stunning 5 mile safari through historic parkland. See lions, tigers, rhino and a spectacular herd of elephants. Watch out for those pesky monkeys trying to hitch a lift on your car though! Put your paws overwww.knowsleysafariexperience.co.uk for more more information.
If you just want to chill out, we have teamed up with Chill Out Spa. Just 5 minutes from the hotel, the region’s premier Chill Out experience is housed within the Gates of the impressive Knowsley Hall, and will leave you feeling refreshed, relaxed and ready to explore everything our amazing city has to offer. Go to www.chilloutspa.co.uk for more details.