Liverpool Cathedrals

The First Commission The first commission to build a cathedral was given in 1853 to Edward Pugin (1833-1875), son of Augustus Pugin, the man who had helped design the Houses of Parliament in London in the 1830s. Initially, it was decided the cathedral should be built in the grounds of a seminary at one ofContinue reading “Liverpool Cathedrals”

Take the kids to … Western Approaches, Liverpool War Museum

A reopened secret wartime bunker that was used by Churchill and staffed by WRNS and WAAF personnel offers an educational day out – and the cheapest cup of tea in the land.

Alt city guide to Liverpool

Left-field Liverpool is thriving with a strong DIY culture and an art world bubbling with grassroots projects. Here’s our pick of the most exciting music and culture venues, and the best places to eat and drink

Top 10 family-friendly attractions in Liverpool

From the ferry across the Mersey and dockside attractions to museums and a new drive-in cinema, Liverpool has a good mix of activities for families

Top 10 parks, gardens and outdoor activities in Liverpool

Every city likes to brag about its green credentials but the forethought of Liverpool’s forefathers means the city is ringed by green spaces: such as elegant parks edged by handsome villas

Top 10 music venues in Liverpool

The sounds of Liverpool are as varied as its clubs and gig venues. The editor of local music magazine Bido Lito! picks the best places for rock, house DJs or something laid-back and acoustic

Top 10 hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Liverpool

From apartments in Liverpool ONE’s entertainment hub to the Beatles’-inspired Hard Days Night hotel and stylish boutique boltholes, the city offers golden slumbers aplenty