Liverpool has played a key role in British and world history for 800 years. As the main port of the biggest empire in history it has touched the lives of countless people all over the world. This has given the city a wealth of great buildings and a legendary friendly and diverse population, summed up in the famous nickname: ‘The world in one city’.
From The Beatles and eccentric WWII submarine hunters to Confederate captains and repentant slave traders, Liverpool’s history is full of amazing characters and fascinating stories. The waterfront, a UNESCO World Heritage site with its incredible collection of maritime and commercial architecture, is enriched with exciting new developments and is home to some of the most popular museums and galleries in the country.
The independent guides who employ us to market their tours conduct the FREE Tour on a tips-only basis, thereby guaranteeing that you receive a tour of the highest quality. They have a unique style of combining history with pure showmanship and this has made us one of the most popular walking tour companies in all of Europe.
*Average tour length. The Liverpool Free Tour usually ends by the Albert Dock. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
- St George's Hall
This 3-hour* walking tour covers:
- St. George’s Hall
- Albert Dock
- The Liverpool Blitz
- The Cavern Club and The Beatles
- Church of Our Lady and St. Nicholas
- The Three Graces at Pier Head
- The Museum of Liverpool
- Liverpool, the American Civil War and the slave trade
- The Victoria Monument
- The ‘lost’ Liverpool Castle
- Walker Art Gallery
- Origins of the ‘Scouse’ accent
- St. John’s Gardens
- The Town Hall & Flags Exchange
- The Nelson Monument
...and much more!