If you’re studying in Liverpool this September there’s lots to look forward to. Voted the fourth friendliest city in the world by Rough Guides and formerly holding the title of European City of Culture there’s so many exciting places to explore. If you’re looking for the best nightlife and culture alongside your studies, Liverpool really is the perfect student city. Here’s just some of the best places to visit.
The Beatles story
Learn the story of the Beatles and how they achieved worldwide fame at the award-winning The Beatles Story. It’s the world's largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the lives and times of The Beatles. Go behind the scenes and take a walkthrough tour of the home of the most influential band of all time.
If you need a break from the city, take a trip to Sefton Park, 235 acres with a green flag and Green Heritage award. Explore its stunning waterfalls and caves!
There’s a café on site and a Victorian Palm house which houses a collection of plants from all around the world. The park hosts some of the city’s largest events such as the Liverpool Food & Drink Festival and the Liverpool International Music Festival.
Tate Liverpool is one of the city’s best loved attractions. If you love all things art then take a look at what’s new in the gallery. It’s also free to view!
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The Baltic Triangle
Home of the Baltic Weekender, Liverpool’s hub of creativity hosts a variety of events and activities such as Ghetto Golf and the famous Bongo’s Bingo. There’s an array of places to party, drink and eat from vegan Caribbean food to Punk Rock Afternoon Tea, there’s no wonder Liverpool’s creative quarter was voted the fourth hippest area to live in the UK.
For sure, the trendiest street in Liverpool, here you’ll find everything from independent stores and food from all around the world. From clothes to books and furniture, or boutiques for all things vintage. Experience the multicultural tastes throughout the street from Buddha bowls to Indian street food. Try Mexican, Turkish as well as Brazilian cuisines, there really is something for everyone!
Just off Bold Street, you’ll find the famous Concert square (the heart of Liverpool’s nightlife) where you’ll no doubt visit at some point as a student.
Visit Britain’s largest Cathedral just a stone’s throw away from our student property. With a full programme of events, you’ll find there’s always something going on.
You can reach the very top of the building on The Tower Experience for breathtaking 360 rooftop views of the city (and an aerial view of our Cathedral Campus!).
As well as its stunning gothic arches and stained-glass windows, you can also view striking exhibitions throughout the year that are completely free. Currently you can visit renowned artist and Sculptor Peter Walker’s exhibition ‘Being Human’ on until 30th August.
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The Royal Albert Dock
You can’t visit Liverpool without taking a trip to the Docks. With a selection of Museums, restaurants and cafes, here’s where you’ll find The Beatles Story and Tate Liverpool as well as numerous shops and bars. Visit The Nest and check out pieces from local artists, or treat yourself to some classic sweets from Quay Confectionery and Roly’s Fudge. This place will keep you entertained all day and night!
PS it may be just a tad windy
Our Cathedral Campus accommodation is conveniently located in the city centre and is just a short walk from all this vibrant city has to offer. Take a look at our property or get in touch to arrange a viewing!