Half Day Welcome to Liverpool Walking Tour | La Vacanza Travel

Half Day Welcome to Liverpool Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Liverpool

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  • 2 hours
  • Liverpool
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


Join us for a pleasant stroll through the celebrated streets and visit the locations, buildings and monuments that have made Liverpool famous throughout the world.
This is a light-hearted tour that introduces you to the key areas in Liverpool while being entertained with stories, information and anecdotes told by your guide.
There are photo opportunities galore throughout the tour and your guide will point out some of the best spots.
At the end of the tour you will have a good overview of Liverpool, its ancient and modern history as well as the best areas to go for, tourists, shopping, restaurants, bars, entertainment and night clubs.
This tour is about finding out what Liverpool has to offer as well as exploring some of its history along the route. We will touch on everything from the Beatles to ghost stories to famous people, grave robbers, local characters and interesting facts and tales. See where Paul McCartney and George Harrison went to school.

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Stop At: Hope Street, Liverpool England

At each end of Hope Street you will be able to see both of Liverpool's famous Cathedrals. We will pause briefly to see St James's Cemetery while you hear about its history. Then we will have a stroll along Hope Street learning about the residents of the past with plenty of photo opportunities as we go. You'll never guess which house it was where the cellar was used by grave robbers. See the famous Philharmonic Pub where the Beatles played in their early days as well as Paul and George's old school.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rodney Street, Liverpool England

Travelling back in time, this street has been used in films such as Peaky Blinders and Sherlock Holmes amongst others. It is one of the few streets that the Georgian and Victorian residents would still recognise today. It's also the location of Liverpool's pyramid tomb.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St Luke’s Bombed Out Church, Leece Street, Liverpool L1 2TR England

We next head down Hardman Street towards Liverpool City Centre, passing St Luke's Church (known locally as the bombed out church) that suffered extensive damage during the Second World War and remains today as a monument for the people of Liverpool who lost their lives during the conflict. Within the grounds of the church are monuments to the Christmas ceasefire of WWI and the Irish famine.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bold Street, Liverpool England

We'll pass through one of the main shopping, cafe and bistro areas of Liverpool before walking down Church Street. The site of St Peter's Church, built in 1700 and was Liverpool's Pro-cathedral until 1926, is marked by a brass cross inlaid into the pavement. Travelling along Whitechapel we will be able to see the place where Brian Epstein had his music shop and office before heading towards the famous Mathew Street.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mathew Street, Liverpool England

For Beatles Fans, this is where it all began. We will pass the Cavern Club, see the Eleanor Rigby Statue for a photo opportunity and perhaps buy the odd souvenir at the tourist shop.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dale Street, Liverpool England

It's a short walk to Dale Street where you will be able to see (and perhaps enjoy a drink) at Liverpool's oldest public house build in 1726 before we head towards the Georgian Town Hall - one of the finest buildings in the city with a fascinating history built in 1754.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Castle Street, Liverpool England

Moving along Castle Street we head towards the place where Liverpool Castle once stood and is now occupied by the Victoria Monument in honour of Queen Victoria. Learn about the siege of Liverpool during the English Civil War and what was found when excavating to build the Law Courts that are now on part of the site.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: James Street, Liverpool L2 7PQ England

We head down James Street and pass the offices of the White Star Line and owners of the Titanic before moving to the pier head to see the famous Liver Buildings, Cunard Buildings and the Port of Liverpool building. We stop briefly to hear the history of the fabulous pieces of architecture before heading past the Museum of Liverpool towards the Albert Dock.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Albert Dock, Hartley Quay, Liverpool L3 4AF England

The Albert Dock, Victorian warehouses and once the secret navy base for the war in the North Atlantic is now a major tourist hub in Liverpool. It is also home to the Tate Gallery as well a numerous shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. You will have time to get your bearings and maybe take a few photographs before we move to the final location.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool One, Liverpool England

Ending our tour where it all began for Liverpool with the World's first tidal dock built in 1715, we have come full circle with the Liverpool 1 shopping complex the most modern part of the city and taking Liverpool into the future.

Duration: 10 minutes

  • Services of a Professional Guide

  • Gratuities
  • Snacks
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

The Oratory, Upper Duke St, Cathedral Gate, Liverpool L1 7AZ, UK

Return Details

Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool L1, UK

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User's Reviews


08 Sep, 2023

Edward provided an interesting and informative tour. Very pleased with the ground covered, and the historical content was definitely to my liking.


13 Aug, 2023

Our guide, Edward, was a passionate about Liverpool and its extensive history. He answered all our questions and adapted his commentary to our interests. He extended the tour beyond our expectations. Highly recommended!


03 Jul, 2023

I had the privilege of taking an amazing tour in Liverpool, accompanied by a friendly and entertaining guide. He shared his deep knowledge of the city, its landmarks, and its history, keeping us entertained with his infectious sense of humor. It was an unforgettable experience, highly recommended for anyone looking to explore Liverpool with both fun and knowledge. 03/07/2023


11 May, 2022

Edward was our guide for a half-day Intro to Liverpool walking tour. He was a great host and showed us all around the city—we learned so much about the history of Liverpool. He made the information come to life with personal anecdotes of events in the city. We had a wonderful time and I highly recommend.


14 Apr, 2022

The brewery pub interior, very interesting 🤩 Great local knowledge and history of the city. Thankyou.

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