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Liverpool & Manchester

  • Destination: UK - England
  • Duration: 2 days

Liverpool has contributed greatly to English history. Called sometimes the World Capital of Pop, Liverpool has produced more number one singles than any other city and The Beatles influence can be seen in many places of the city. Also, Liverpool and its docks have been given UNESCO World Heritage Status as trade and ship building flourished here.

Manchester, England’s second largest city was the world’s first industrialised city and produced textiles and other products during the industrial revolution. Today, Manchester is better known for being the home of football clubs Manchester United and Manchester City as well as the Football Museum. Albert Square and the town hall dominate the centre of the city. It is also home to the first railway station.

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Example itinerary

Day 1

Morning: Departure from school and travel to Liverpool.

Afternoon: Arrival in Liverpool and a chance to see the Penny Lane, made famous by The Beatles. Travel to the Liverpool docks and get a chance to see The Beatles Story (museum dedicated to the group).  After visiting the museum, start of walking tour to see the Three Graces and The Cavern Club (the club The Beatles first played in).

Evening: Departure from Liverpool and travel to accommodation. Check-in and free-time.


Morning: After breakfast, travel to Manchester city centre for walking tour and see sights such as Albert Square, Town Hall and Football Museum.

Afternoon: Travel to Old Trafford for stadium tour. See the stadium and inner rooms of the  most famous football club in the world. Sit in the locker room where so many Manchester United Legends have been. Departure from Manchester in early evening.

Evening: Travel back to school. End of tour.

Sights & places of interest in Liverpool & Manchester

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral- Liverpool
Liverpool & ManchesterThis Church of England Cathedral is the fifth largest cathedral in the world and one of the world’s tallest non-spired church buildings. The building has elaborate large stained glass windows and admission is free.

Albert Dock- Liverpool
Liverpool & Manchester Albert Dock is a complex of dock building and warehouses designed to help loading directly from warehouses. Its unique design makes it one of Liverpool’s most iconic areas.

Pier Head- Liverpool
Liverpool & ManchesterPier Head is a riverside location in the city centre of Liverpool. The site has three landmarks on the site which are Royal Liver Building, Cunard Building, and Port of Liverpool Building.

Royal Liver Building- Liverpool
Liverpool & ManchesterOriginally opened in 1911, the building was built for Royal Liver Assurance group. It was one of the first buildings made of reinforced concrete. Today, it is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the city. There are two birds, Liver Birds, that watch over the city and sea.

Cunard Building- Liverpool
Liverpool & ManchesterLocated at Pier Head and near the Liver Building and Port of Liverpool Building, it forms one of Liverpool’s Three Graces. The building was named after the main tenants and the headquarters of the Cunard Line. Located nearby is the Cunard War Memorial which is dedicated to the Cunard employees who perished in World War II.

The Beatles Story- Liverpool
Liverpool & ManchesterThis museum dedicated to the famous British pop group The Beatles exhibits some of the rarest memorabilia from the Fab Four. An estimated 300,000 visitors attend this museum and it is a must for any Beatles fan.

Port of Liverpool Building- Liverpool
Liverpool & ManchesterThis building located at Pier Head along the other buildings of the Three Graces along the city’s waterfront. The buildings focal point is an impressive dome and the built in Edwardian Baroque style.

Imperial War Museum North- Manchester
Liverpool & ManchesterOne of five branches of the Imperial War Museum and the first to be located in the north of England. The museum overlooks the Manchester Ship Canal which was militarily significant during the World War II and thus sustained heavy bombing during the Manchester Blitz.

Manchester Town Hall- Manchester
Liverpool & ManchesterThis Neo-gothic municipal building in Manchester houses Manchester City Council was completed in 1877. The building faces Albert Square and contains offices as well as a Great Hall.

National Football Museum- Manchester
Liverpool & ManchesterThis museum is dedicated to preserve, conserve and interpret several important collections of football memorabilia. The museum comprises of six levels with each one representing a different aspect of the beautiful game.

Old Trafford- Manchester
Liverpool & ManchesterOne of the most famous stadiums in the world located in Old Trafford, Great Manchester. It has been the site of some of the most memorable football matches ever and is the second largest stadium in the UK. Groups have access to stadium tours which will grant them otherwise normally restricted areas (subject to availability).

Museum of Science and Industry- Manchester
Liverpool & ManchesterThis large museum is devoted to the development of science, technology and industry in the city of Manchester. There are extensive displays on each area.

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