Discover why Liverpool is the city to visit this Spring

Liverpool has seen a resurgence in recent years, with the city becoming a trendy place to visit – whether you’re from the UK or further afield. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, Liverpool’s visitor economy has shown a miraculous recovery, with around 42 million visitors taking a trip to Liverpool each year. If you’re planning your next trip to Liverpool, here’s how you can make the most of the city.

Getting to and around Liverpool

Liverpool is well-connected by air, rail, and road, making it easily accessible for domestic and international travellers. Once in the city, the public transport system (made up of buses, trains, and ferries), makes it easy to get out and explore.

Overall, Liverpool is a safe city with crime rates comparable to other cities. However, it’s important to be vigilant and use common sense while you’re travelling alone or late at night.

How to choose your accommodation

Accommodation in Liverpool caters to all preferences with everything from luxury hotels to budget-friendly hostels and affordable Airbnb options. If you want to be near the major attractions, choose a hotel near the bustling centre. If you’re looking for a relaxed stay, venture to some of the quieter neighbourhoods to avoid some of the hustle and bustle of the city.

What should you go and see?

Liverpool’s rich history means there’s plenty to see and do. If you’re a keen music buff, head to The Beatles Story and Cavern Club for a deep dive into the legacy of the world’s most famous band. History enthusiasts should head to the Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool Cathedral and the Maritime Mercantile City.

No trip to Liverpool is complete without experiencing the football, either. Watching a Liverpool FC match at Anfield is a memorable experience as it encapsulates the city’s love for the sport. You can even pick up your favourite players’ Liverpool shirt if you want a keepsake from your trip!

This blend of music, sports and culture cements Liverpool’s status as a must-visit destination for people of all ages.

Where to eat

Liverpool boasts a vibrant food scene which is made up of various international cuisines. The Baltic Triangle and Lark Lane are popular dining areas, offering everything from street food to fine dining. The city is also known for its exciting food and drink festivals​​, which appear at regular intervals throughout the year.

Final thoughts…

Liverpool’s resurgence as a top tourist destination is down to the city’s culture, history and quirkiness, making it a must-visit for anyone planning a trip to the northwest. Whether you’re exploring the musical heritage, enjoying a football match or savouring the culinary delights, Liverpool promises an unforgettable experience​.

Mitra Msaad

Editor in Chief