This great industrial port grew to prominence as a result of trade with the Americas. That tradition continued in the '60s as the Beatles mounted the first wave of rock 'n' roll's "British Invasion". Actually, the city possesses cultural charms beyond the Beatles. Liverpool is home to two of the finest neoclassical buildings in Europe. At nearby Port Sunlight, magnate William Lever built a model industrial village and created the Lady Lever Gallery. The museum is home to a superb collection of English paintings and furniture.
In 1846, the Albert Dock was a working dock. Today, it's a World Heritage site that's home to two hotels, shops, crafts and award-winning visitor attractions.
The award-winning Beatles Story experience is a journey into the life, times and culture, including the Fab4D experience through the music of the Beatles and must-see, world-class special exhibitions.
Liverpool is home to ancient cathedrals, including the Anglican Cathedral, the largest in the UK, and Christ the King, a Roman Catholic basilica.
A cruise along Windermere Lake, England's longest lake, promises magnificent views of the town of Bowness, "the heart of the Lake District," mountain scenery, secluded bays and wooded islands.
Chester & Cathedral
Chester is considered one of the UK's most beautiful cities, and one of the best-preserved, with some parts of the city walls dating back over 2,000 years.
The Liverpool and Manchester Railway was the world's first scheduled and ticketed inter-city railway in which all the trains were hauled solely by steam locomotives. Today, several steam locomotives travel along Liverpool railways.
Edward I began construction of Conwy Castle in 1283 as part of his campaign to secure Wales for the English crown.
Port Sunlight is a model village in Merseyside, created by William Hesketh Lever for his Sunlight soap factory workers in 1888. Port Sunlight Museum lies at the heart of this garden village.
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A Walk through Liverpool and Pub Visit
2.5 hours | Liverpool | LPL-380
Liverpool is famous for it pub scene and this trip will take you into the heart of it all. Explore the city's pub culture origins and its seafaring past on this bespoke walking tour and pub crawl that entertains with a narrated history and treats you to Liverpool's real ales at its finest establishments.
Chester was founded by Romans as a military camp in the first century A.D. This all-day tour gives you historical insight into this Roman city, as you visit the Chester Cathedral, a 13th-century cathedral, and explore the city on your own.
Experience what it was like to live and work during the Victorian and Edwardian periods on a visit to the picturesque 19th century garden village of Port Sunlight. View the Museum's exhibits, see the stunning art collection in the Lady Lever Gallery, and later, enjoy a traditional English tea.
Easy Port Sunlight & Cream Tea (Wheelchair Accessible)
3.5 hours | Liverpool | LPL-296
This departure is space set aside on lift-equipped vehicles forWheelchair Accessible passengers - please be sure to read the Notes section of the tour description regarding requesting this space. Experience what it was like to live and work during the Victorian and Edwardian periods on a visit to the picturesque 19th century garden village of Port Sunlight. View the Museum's exhibits, see the stunning art collection in the Lady Lever Gallery, and later, enjoy a traditional English tea.
Follow in the footsteps of the Beatles on this half-day, narrated tour. Stroll down Matthew Street to the Cavern Club where the Fab Four performed over 300 times. Witness Penny Lane and Strawberry Field, and visit the acclaimed 'The Beatles Story' exhibit at Albert Dock.
Experience the sights and sounds of Liverpool on a half-day, narrated drive around the city. You'll view the famed Liver Birds atop the Royal Liver Building and the bustling Albert Dock, and make your way to the Roman Catholic and Anglican Cathedrals. Photo stops include Penny Lane and the Walker Art Gallery.
Spend a day traveling the Welsh border country. Start with a scenic drive to Llangollen, famed for its annual Eisteddfod Festival featuring traditional folk music and dance. Enjoy a lunch in the Roman town of Chester, then explore its 13th-century cathedral, site of Handel's first public performance of 'The Messiah' in 1792.
Spend a day exploring the countryside of North Wales. You'll drive to the 13th-century Conwy Castle, built by Edward I, and stroll around Conwy, as well as the quaint towns of Betws-y-Coed and the Vale of Conwy. You'll also enjoy a lunch at the most popular inland resort in Wales.
Experience the countryside of Northern Wales on this all-day tour. You'll have free time to explore Llangollen, home to the famed Eisteddfod Festival featuring traditional folk music, dances and costumes. Ride a vintage steam train and tour Chirk Castle, and enjoy a lunch at a local Hotel.
Travel by land, train and lake on this all-day tour. You'll cruise on Lake Windermere, England's longest natural lake, then hop on a vintage steam engine train for a tour of Leven River Valley. After shopping in Bowness along Windermere Lake, you'll enjoy a lunch at a local hotel.
Get the complete Beatles experience on this connoisseur's tour of Liverpool. Tour Lennon and McCartney's boyhood homes. View Beatles' sites including Penny Lane during a narrated drive. Stroll down Matthew Street to the Cavern and explore the Beatles Experience at Royal Albert Dock.