Get your steps in and explore Liverpool in a whole new light with these walking tours.
1. The Liver Bird Safari
If you’re looking for an alternative way to discover the history of Liverpool and the famous Liver Birds, then look no further than the Liver Bird Safari. Aside from the famous Liver Bird Building there’s over 100 Liver Birds in the city, embedded in the architecture. On this two hour walking tour you’ll discover plenty of the lesser known Liver Birds and their history.
2. Liverpool Slavery Walking Tour
Historian and writer Laurence Westgaph runs regular walking tours where you can find out about the city’s slavery history. The tours start at St George’s Hall Plateau and will take you across historical city centre locations. Sign up to one of Laurence’s tours here.
3. Reel Tours – Film & TV Location Tour
Liverpool is the most filmed city in Europe, outside London, so you can imagine there’s a plethora of tv and film shooting locations dotted across the city centre. That’s where Gary Lunt of Reel Tours comes in. Gary is the city’s film buff, who will take you on a guided tour of some fascinating film locations, parting with film trivia along the way. Check out Gary’s local film knowledge here.
4. Shiverpool Historic Ghost Walks
The multi-award winning Shiverpool Ghost Tours are one of the best ways to spend an evening exploring Liverpool. Shiverpool’s hilarious street theatre ghost tours are super fun and packed full of history and interesting stories about the city.
5. Mersey Tunnel Tour
Did you know you can tour the Queensway Mersey Tunnel? You’ll learn about the construction of the tunnel, visit the original control room, see giant ventilation fans in action and go down to watch the traffic in the tunnel, deep below the city streets. You will also find out which Hollywood movies the tunnel has featured in.
6. The Old Dock Tour
Discover the origin of Liverpool’s fortune, buried underneath Liverpool ONE with the Old Dock Tour. Revealed during excavations on the site in 2001, the story of the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock is explored on this guided tour.
7. Silent Adventures
If you’re looking for something a little bit different then Silent Adventures offer a unique and unforgettable walking tour around Liverpool city centre. Take a guided walk around the streets, which will soon escalate into a silent disco flash mob, with you at the heart of it.
8. A Taste of Liverpool
If exploring the city by foot gets you working up an appetite then a food and drink walking tour will be right up your street. On the A Taste of Liverpool tour you’ll be expertly guided around at least six of the finest independent food and drink spots in Liverpool on this 3 hour culinary tour. You’ll also learn about the history of Liverpool along the way.
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