Attractions to explore nearby Strawberry Field
Strawberry Field is a Salvation Army property and visitor attraction in the Liverpool suburb of Woolton. It is a space to explore, unwind and dream in the place, which inspired one of the 20th century’s greatest songwriters. The house and grounds had originally been built as a private residence in the Victorian era, before being acquired by the Salvation Army in the 1930s.
251 Menlove Avenue is the childhood home of the Beatles' John Lennon. The Grade II listed building on Allerton Road was owned by George Smith, the husband of John Lennon's Aunt Mimi.The musician stayed at the home as an infant with his mother, Julia and after his mother's death would frequently visit the house and his family.
Calderstones Park is a majestic public park that is home to ancient megaliths that are said to be older than Stonehenge, this is in fact what the park is named after. It also features a lake, where youngsters can feed the geese and ducks rice balls! There's also Mansion House, which features a café and a child-friendly play area.
Penny Lane is a Street in the Merseyside city of Liverpool and measures approximately 887 metres long. It was the location for a significant tram and bus terminus for several routes, and buses with "Penny Lane" displayed were common throughout Liverpool. The street and bus depot became a place of international interest as a result of the Beatles' song "Penny Lane".
Sudley House is a historic house in Aigburth, Liverpool. it is now a museum and art gallery which contains the collection of George Holt, a shipping-line owner, and former resident, in its original setting. The House has a strong relationship with its local community and regularly hosts historic costume exhibitions from the collections of National Museums Liverpool.
The Sefton Park Palm House is a Grade ll* listed building, the jewel of Sefton Park, and an iconic Victorian Glasshouse. you’ll be surrounded by over 20 different varieties of Palms, 32 Orchid Plants, and one of the oldest horticultural collections in Britain. The plants inside are from 5 different continents. The glasshouse is also popular with lovebirds, with over 60 weddings taking place each year.
Otterspool Promenade is a stunning riverside walk and accompanying area of parkland in South Liverpool. With beautiful views across the River Mersey, the promenade is an ideal place to go for a stroll, walk the dog, cycle or kite flying. The promenade adjoins the former private parkland estates of Cressington Park, Fulwood Park and Grassendale Park. It is notable for the excellent views it gives of shipping in the Mersey and over the river to the Wirral.
This magnificent 200-acre Park looks like a natural landscape rather than a man-made park. It was the best known and most loved by locals. Classified as a Grade One listed park by English Heritage. It features are a boating lake, replica statues of Eros and Peter Pan and a café, curved paths and driveways and so more. It is a Green Flag and Green Heritage awarded site with beautiful features and monuments.
Prince's Park in Toxteth, Liverpool, England, is a 45 ha municipal park, 2 mi south east of Liverpool city centre. In 2009, its status was upgraded to a Grade II* Historic Park by English Heritage. With its serpentine lake and a circular carriage drive, the park set a style which was to be widely emulated in Victorian urban development, most notably by Paxton himself on a larger scale at Birkenhead Park. Princes Park also influenced its near neighbour, Sefton Park.
Speke Hall, originally built in 1530, has an atmospheric interior that spans many periods. The Great Hall and priest hole date from Tudor times, while the Oak Parlour and smaller rooms, some with William Morris wallpapers, illustrate the Victorian desire for privacy and comfort. One of the iconic attractions in this area and it will be a new experience for you.
Newsham Park is an 18th-century landscape park, part of which became a public park in 1868.Set in 121 acres, this Grade II listed Victorian park is surrounded by fine period architecture and fishing lakes with roach, carp, and tench. It features a boating lake and a bandstand, among walks, lawns and flowerbeds. An angling permit is required if fishing in park lakes.
The Williamson Tunnels are a series of extensive subterranean excavations, of unknown purpose, in the Edge Hill area of Liverpool, England. It provides an insight into the fascinating underground world created by Joseph Williamson in the early 19th Century. Take a guided tour through a section of the network of tunnels and view exhibitions which depict the life and times of one of Liverpool's most eccentric characters.
The Casbah Coffee Club, officially Casbah Club, was a rock and roll music venue in the West Derby area of Liverpool, England, that operated from 1959 to 1962. Started by Mona Best, mother of early Beatles drummer, Pete Best, in the cellar of the family home. It was opened as a tourist attraction in Liverpool, along with McCartney and Lennon's previous homes at 20 Forthlin Road and 251 Menlove Avenue respectively.
The Victoria Gallery & Museum is an art gallery and museum run by the University of Liverpool in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It houses the University of Liverpool's art and museum collections, donated to and created by the university. The top floor comprises the Tate Hall Museum which contains exhibits on a variety of subjects, including zoology, medicine, dentistry, archaeology, engineering and oceanography.
Liverpool Cathedral is Britain's biggest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe. The cathedral is free to enter, however, the tower and audio tour is highly recommended. It is a world-class visitor attraction with a full program of events from Cream Classics music sets to large gala dinners and conferences. The cathedral is based on a design by Giles Gilbert Scott and was constructed between 1904 and 1978. The total external length of the building, including the Lady Chapel.
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Liverpool and the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool, England. The Grade II* Metropolitan Cathedral is one of Liverpool's many listed buildings. The cathedral's architect, Frederick Gibberd, was the winner of a worldwide design competition. Construction began in 1962 and was completed in 1967. Earlier designs for a cathedral were proposed in 1933 and 1953, but none were completed.
Croxteth Hall and Country Park is a stunning heritage venue,With more than 500 acres of free to explore grounds surrounding this historic family home dating back centuries. The remaining grounds, Croxteth Park, were at one time a hunting chase of the Molyneux family and are now open to the public. The hall is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
St George's Hall is on Lime Street in the center of Liverpool, opposite Lime Street railway station. Opened in 1854, it is a Neoclassical building that contains concert halls and law courts, and is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.
This is a majestic radio station in Liverpool, England, constructed in 1969, 138 metres (452 ft) tall, and including its 10m antenna, makes it the tallest structure in Liverpool and opened by Queen Elizabeth II. It offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Wirral, North Wales, Lancashire and as far as Snowdonia and Blackpool on clearer days.
Built in 1716–17 as a charity school, Bluecoat Chambers in School Lane is the oldest surviving building in central Liverpool, England. Following the Liverpool Blue Coat School's move to another site in 1906, the building was rented from 1907 onwards by the Sandon Studios Society.