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Explore Liverpool with Liverpool City Walks' interesting range of guided walks around the city. 

Liverpool City Walks is owned and operated by a group of local qualified tourist guides working together as a co-operative.

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Walk this way ……. to enjoy a walk along Hope Street with its two landmark cathedrals: between them you will find stunning architecture, fascinating culture and a host of hidden treasures.

 

Awarded 'The Great Street Award' in the 2012 Urbanism Awards,

judging it to be the best street in the country – it has it all.

Starting with the modern, circular designed Metropolitan Cathedral

to the newly refurbished Everyman Theatre winner of the 2014

Royal Institute of British Architects Awards Stirling Prize,

the world's most prestigious architecture prize, on to the

architectural gem of the Philharmonic Dining Rooms to

the former educational establishments of John, Paul and George with so much

more in between.

 

 

Beginning with the Georgian period right up to modern times there is so much history to be discovered on this walk you really can’t afford not to experience it all!

 

Practicalities:

Available in all weathers by arrangement 14 days in advance, subject to numbers:

                                                                        email Liverpoolcitywalks@gmail.com to request preferred timings.

 

Length of walk 90mins. 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 require 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 : Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King piazza at the base of the steps.

 

Ends   : Liverpool Cathedral.

From the city centre the Cathedral is about a 10 minute walk. There are signs throughout the city centre directing visitors to the two cathedrals. Head for the Adelphi Hotel and then walk up Mount Pleasant which runs from the right of the hotel as you face it, and is the right hand of the fork, keeping to the right of the multi-storey car park.

 

BY CAR

If using satnav, input L3 5TQ or Mount Pleasant. Alternatively follow the brown tourist signs for the Cathedrals or Liverpool University.

 

BY BUS

From the city centre, the  Hop on Hop off city tours visit and stop here.

 

BY TRAIN

Main line trains terminate at Lime Street Station.  The cathedral is about a 10 minute walk from the station. Central Station is the nearest Merseyrail station to the cathedral.

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