Explore Liverpool with Liverpool City Walks. Take a bespoke walk with our professionally qualified Blue Badge and Green Badge guides.
Walk this way ……. and prepare to be amazed when you discover how connected Liverpool is to the United States of America and you may even discover your links to this Maritime, Mercantile City.
On this circular walk, you will discover many connections to the “New World” across the Atlantic Ocean. Hear stories of emigrants, GI soldiers, Civil War spies, war ships and ship owners as well as architects, bankers and great literary figures and one of the most influential figures in the history of America who was born in poverty in this city!
We begin our circular walk* outside the entrance to the Mersey Ferry terminal, Pier Head L3 1BY and continues through the docks to Canada Boulevard from where nine million people left Europe for a new life in a “New World” After visits into some of these buildings, opening times permissible, the walk continues further into the city with references to the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries’ links to the North American continent of which there are many before ending at the former American Consulate Building.
Available in all weathers by arrangement 21 days in advance, subject to numbers:
email Liverpoolcitywalks@gmail.com to request preferred timings.
* this walk can start and finish at a time and place to suit your plans.
Length of walk 2 hrs. distance covered approx. 1.5miles over some cobbled walkways and level paved surfaces. There is an incline during part of the walk.
Wheelchair users will need assistance from a strong able pusher.
Toilet facilities are available in public buildings.
We walk in all weathers so recommend comfortable footwear
and clothing to match the weather of our Maritime City.
Starts*: Entrance to the Mersey Ferry Terminal, L3 1BY
across from the Visitor Information Centre, L3 1DS
Waterfront World Heritage
Ropes to Regeneration
From Blitz to Glitz
Pulpits, Pubs & Performing Arts
Muck & Medicine
Criminals, Concerts & Culture
* On Foot The Pier Head is a twenty-minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street train station. It's also less than ten minutes' walk from the city centre, including Liverpool One and the Ropewalks district. All pedestrian routes are well signposted. Aim for the Liverbirds on top of the Waterfront Building!
The bus service 25 stops at the Pier Head with connections to the World Museum across from Lime Street Station, or you can walk the short distance to the Paradise Street bus station for other services, it's just across the road.
Sat Nav L3 1BY - Pay & Display Parking