Bus, Coach and Sightseeing Tours from Liverpool
Things to see and do in Liverpool
If you travel to the UK sightseeing, then the northern powerhouse of England is a “must-visit” location and Liverpool has to be on your list of places to go and see. Famed not only its music, but also for its shopping, food, history, architecture and its approach to fun.
The city is a mecca for weekend breaks for many nationals. With Liverpool airport and Lime Street station on hand, Liverpool is accessible from all points of the UK. The City is visited by people as far afield as London, Dublin and Edinburgh.
From Liverpool, BusyBus provides daily bus tours to North Wales to see castles, mountains and historic towns and villages, the Lake District to see the magnificent lake known as Windermere, stunning scenery and an introduction to Beatrix Potter and to Yorkshire where you can become immersed in the origins of the famous UK Textiles industries, visit the home of the Bronte Sisters and see a waterfall that featured in a famous film.
Historically, Liverpool is a catalyst for pop culture. Here you can experience the roots of this culture with the many Beatles experiences and Liverpool tour highlights. You could start with “The Beatle Story” a modern museum about the history of the Beatles and located on the historical Royal Albert Dock.
Statues of the fab four, or just John Lennon and Paul McCartney, can be seen around the city, along with characters from the Fab Four’s songs, including Elenore Rigby. Visit the Cavern Club, and then venture into the city centre where you can still the feel the vibe of the city’s music culture.
Staying on the art theme, Liverpool has one of the four TATE art galleries ( two in London). Tate Liverpool Art Gallery Set up by Henry Tate, an industrialist, in 1889. Henry was a man who made his fortune through sugar refinery and provided his art collection and funding to start the first art gallery.
The World Museum of Liverpool, which was one of the greatest museums in the United Kingdom, with collections and displays of life sciences, earth sciences and human cultures around the world is also a short walk front the city centre. BusyBus has one of its collection point at the entrance of the Liverpool World Museum on William Brown street. The other Liverpool tour collection point is based at the Liverpool cruise liner port terminal at Pier Head along Liverpool’s docks for passengers arriving by cruise ship.
You also can not ignore Liverpool Football Club. Understand what all the excitement is about by visiting the KOP, seeing the players changing rooms, sit in the manager’s dugout on the pitch and absorb the sense of excitement of a match day.
Liverpool is a great weekend City for dining during those pleasant evenings with a large array of activities to try during the day. Spend some time down by the river and see where Liverpool’s maritime influence on the region started all those centuries ago with the Liver Building, The Cunard Building and the Royal Dock Authority Building (known collectively as the three Graces). You can rest your feet and sample the food on offer at the Royal Albert Dock, the first of its kind anywhere in the world.
Take a day tour by bus to see the North West’s countryside. Within an hour of leaving the city, you can be amongst the many mountains of North Wales or the Lake District or even walking along the cobblestone roads in Yorkshire.
Your bus tours fit in great with all the experiences of Liverpool right alongside the ghost walking tours, treasure hunts, walking and drinking evening tours, or the Mersey Liverpool ferry cruises, Liverpool really does have it all.