These are some of my favourite things to do in Liverpool. Images: Various via Getty Images/Emma DukesThese are some of my favourite things to do in Liverpool. Images: Various via Getty Images/Emma Dukes
These are some of my favourite things to do in Liverpool. Images: Various via Getty Images/Emma Dukes

Things to do in Liverpool: I love my home city of Liverpool and these are the places every visitors should go before they leave

Most of us are proud of the cities and towns where we live but - forgive my bias - I’m here to tell you that Liverpool is the very best place in the UK to visit.

It has everything a tourist could want and more, particularly if you haven’t been for a while to take in the improvements, exciting changes and wonderful additions. You don’t know what you’re missing! So here goes with my insider’s view of the very best things to do on a weekend trip to Liverpool, to ensure you get the most out of our incredible city. Home to beautiful artwork, unique monuments, spectacular green spaces and delicious food and drink, no trip will ever be long enough to explore everything Liverpool has to offer. Luckily, I grew up on Merseyside and have lived in Liverpool for a number of years, so can offer some insight into which attractions are too good to miss.

From tourist destinations that are truly worth the hype to the fanciest toilets the city has to offer, I have devised a list of must-visit attractions and activities for your flying visit.

Huge numbers of people visit the city each year but is it really worth catching a ferry across the Mersey, exploring the Albert Dock, heading out of the city to Sefton Park or trying to find all the Lambananas? Below are thirteen things you must do on a weekend or short-stay trip to Liverpool, to ensure you get the most out of the incredible city.

Huge numbers of people visit the city each year but is it really worth catching a ferry across the Mersey, exploring the Albert Dock, heading out of the city to Sefton Park or trying to find all the Lambananas? Below are thirteen things you must do on a weekend or short-stay trip to Liverpool, to ensure you get the most out of the incredible city.

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