15 – 18 October 2017 | ACC, Liverpool, UK
Outlined below are some of the fantastic attractions that are on offer in Liverpool. For more information on exploring Liverpool please visit http://www.visitliverpool.com/explore-the-city
The Albert Dock
The Albert Dock is steeped in Liverpool history. The largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in Britain, Albert Dock is vibrant, cultured, friendly and fun. There are museums, galleries and a huge range of venues to eat and drink in amid the lofty walkways of this architectural splendour.
The Beatles Story
The Beatles Story is the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the lives and times of The Beatles. Located in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool on the stunning UNESCO World heritage site at the Albert Dock, the Beatles Story takes visitors on an atmospheric journey through the lives, times, culture and music of The Beatles.
Liverpool has the largest collection of museums and galleries in the UK outside London. Liverpool’s seven venues include the World Museum, Museum of Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Walker Art Gallery.
Exploring the City
Take a tour on the Magical Mystery Tour Bus for a fun 2 hour tour of Beatles Liverpool including Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields, or take a more leisurely City Tour and hop off / on as you wish
Liverpool One is located only 0.5 miles from the ACC and offers a wide variety of shopping, dining and leisure activities.
Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs are separated by just one mile and are two of the Premiership’s finest. The region is also home to England’s Golf Coast, the finest stretch of championship golf in the world, with no fewer than three Royal Links courses which have hosted endless Open Championships and Ryder Cups. These include Royal Birkdale in Southport and Royal Liverpool at Hoylake in Wirral. Horse-racing is huge in the city; Aintree and Haydock racecourses offer top-quality racing including the world-famous Grand National Festival at Aintree each spring.
Explore the Surrounding Area
Placed between Liverpool and North Wales, overlooking the River Dee, Welsh hills and River Mersey, the beautiful Wirral Peninsula is fantastic for walks, outdoor activities, countryside hotels and cosy pubs.
Discover historic workers’ village Port Sunlight, Ness Botanic Gardens or the revitalised New Brighton resort. Knowsley is just 8 miles from Liverpool city centre. The grand Knowsley Hall, private residence of the 19th Earl of Derby, hosts weddings, celebrations and corporate events. Activities on the estate include a high ropes course, archery and quad biking.
Halton sits astride the River Mersey to the east of Liverpool. Runcorn and Widnes are the major towns, and many more picturesque parishes and villages make up the borough. Walking in the hills, weaving down a canal, or enjoying one of Halton’s many special events, there’s many ways to spend your spare time here.
In St Helens, sports fans are well catered for with Haydock Park Racecourse and St Helens Saints, the most successful side in rugby’s Super League history. Discover the borough’s heritage at the World of Glass, and you can’t miss Dream – the iconic 20 metre high artwork overlooking the M6.