Exploring Places LXXVI_ Liverpool, the UK

Postcard 52 is on its way to Liverpool in England!


Liverpool, in North West England, is a major city and metropolitan borough with an estimated population of 478,580 in 2015 within the City of Liverpool. Liverpool and its surrounding areas form the fifth largest metropolitan area in the UK.

Location of Liverpool within England

  • being the home town of the best pop/rock band of the 20th century, The Beatles.
The Beatles logo

The Beatles

  • being the most filmed city in the UK outside of London and one of the most popular spots is Castle Street. It’s doubled for Moscow, New York and Dublin.

Castle Street. Liverpool

  • being the most successful footballing city in E
    ngland, home to both Liverpool and Everton.


Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is Britain's biggest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe.

Liverpool Cathedral

The Bluecoat

The Bluecoat

The Bluecoat is a cutting-edge arts centre housed in a 300-year-old building, offering a programme of art, literature, music and dance. It’s also home to a wide range of artists and creative businesses.

Albert Dock

Albert Dock

The Albert Dock has quickly become one of the most important landmarks and areas in central Liverpool and dates back to the mid-19th century. Recently renovated, the Albert Dock is now a particularly trendy area and one of the city's major tourist attractions, with a number of lively wine bars, cafés, shops and museums.

Cavern Club

The Cavern Club

The extremely famous Cavern Club is known throughout the world as the home of the Beatles and Liverpool beat in the 1960s. Relocated in the mid-1970s, the Cavern Club retains many original features and an exciting atmosphere, with regular live bands.

Royal Liver Building

Royal Liver Building

The Royal Liver Building was built in the early 20th century and features tall towers, with one of the largest clocks in the United Kingdom. This structure is the home of the Royal Liver Friendly Society and guided tours are available upon request.

Sefton Park Palm House

This amazing structure at the heart of Sefton Park is an octagonal, 3 tiered, Grade II* listed Victorian glasshouse displaying plants from around the world.


Liverpool is a city that’s bursting with attractions and ‘things to do’, it’s easy to become wrapped up and enthralled on exactly what we’re doing now and what we’re going to do next without stopping for a minute to admire and learn about the city.


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