Most people aren’t too sure what to expect when they plan a visit to Liverpool. Most people are not aware of the fact that it is in the top 10 largest UK cities. The city can be traced back to 1190, and since then it has become a city booming with some of the country’s most astounding historical sights.
Liverpool has now become one of the country’s most successful cities for start-ups with a better average start-up rate and survival rate than the average of Great Britain as a whole. The city is home to some of the country’s most popular brands such as T J Hughes, Very (online retailer) and plenty more.
Located in the North West of England, Liverpool is one of the country’s most up and coming cities, alongside the likes of places such as Manchester. The appealing economy and incredible places to visit year round make this city an attractive destination for anything from city breaks to business trips.
RECOMMENDED PLACES TO VISIT;
- Ex Directory is a bar whose location is top secret! To find out where it is, a booking is required, although this itself will require some detective work to locate the contact number. Once found, the enjoyment begins with some of the city’s most popular cocktails
- The largest collection of Grade 1 Listed buildings in Britain can be found at The Albert Docks. Dating back over 170 years, the docks are now home to several attractions, restaurants and bars and has also won an array of prestigious awards.
- Looking for some culture? Well then, Liverpool has just that. Home to the Walker Art Gallery, visitors will be able to see everything from decorative art, to video installations and sculpture. All that for no cost, an excellent way to spend your time.
DID YOU KNOW?
Liverpool holds the Guiness world record for being the Capital of Pop music. The city is also home to the famous Matthew
Street, on which live music can be enjoyed every day of the week. Liverpool is home to the well known Beatles museum and Beatles statue for anyone who is a hard core fan of the 60’s.
WHERE TO EAT IN LIVERPOOL?
34th Floor, West Tower, Brook St,
Liverpool, L3 9PJ
Visit one of the UK’s tallest restaurant. The Panoramic 34 is located at the top of the West Tower Skyscraper and boasts an array of fine dining options to suit anyone’s taste. It is the perfect venue to impress, being the surrounded by the wondrous sights, there will always be something to discuss. The venue has the option for afternoon tea, A La Carte, lunch and a cocktail lounge.
Everything that the restaurant offers, from the view to the food is bound to make you want to visit again, but the changing weather, time and tides will provide a unique experience every time. If you are considering a visit to Liverpool, I would get booking!
WHERE TO STAY:
Liverpool is home to many well known hotels. But if you are looking for a more unique experience there is one hotel that you should try. The Nadler, formerly base2stay, is one of Liverpool’s top rated hotels. From the outside, this hotel looks like an old warehouse, however inside, it reveals rooms from a small double, to The Secret Garden Suite, over two floors, this room provides everything you could need for a night, or even a week-long stay.
By Bobby Saunders