Located in the Northwest region of England, Liverpool is known as a maritime city due to is proximity to the Irish Sea and River Mersey. Though this city – one of the largest and most populated in the country – has been around for centuries, it’s often best known as the hometown of The Beatles! Liverpool definitely has a much different vibe than other cities in England – its reputation often paints the city as a grittier, lively town full of scrappy residents. Incidentally, being the hometown for The Beatles has put Liverpool more on the map for tourists within the last few decades. Diversity in food is also found throughout the city – restaurants include Japanese, Spanish and Modern British cuisine to appeal to a vast array of visitors.

Liverpool is an interesting spot to visit any time of year. Through it’s currently undergoing a slow transformation into a more urban hub, there is still plenty of charm and history to enjoy during a visit. Museums and art galleries throughout Liverpool are some of the best in the country – the Museum of Liverpool and Walter Art Gallery are just two to visit out of the many. Of course, Beatles fans can’t come to the city without heading to The Beatles Story, which is the most popular museum in Liverpool and contains a vast collection of memorabilia to enjoy during a walk-through.

Other popular attractions throughout Liverpool include the Albert Dock, which is located to the west of the city’s centre. RopeWalks is also located central to the city’s hub and runs from Lydia Ann Street and Renshaw Street to Hanover Street and Roscoe. This little bohemian hub of the city is perfect for those who want to explore art, culture and music – there’s plenty of little shops to browse, as well as boutiques, coffee houses and restaurants. Many of the buildings throughout RopeWalks dates back to its prominent maritime history – the buildings were often used to make ropes for the local ships and sailors and now is a unique mix of interesting, independent shops and dining spots.