Nothing beats a summer sunset for the gram or a snapchat selfie against a sweeping urban view. Get the best backdrops in the city by heading to these locations! There’s breathtaking panoramas, world famous skylines and stunning green spaces all in one magnificent city.
Where is it?: City centre
What is it?: Arguably the best vantage point in the city, take a trip up two lifts and 108 steps to put yourself 500ft above sea level. Liverpool Cathedral tower allows you to see all of Liverpool’s great buildings as you take in a breathtaking 360˚ view from the rooftop of the highest cathedral in the UK – on a good clear day, you’ll see Blackpool Tower!
Royal Liver Building 360
Where is it?: Royal Liver Buildings, Pier Head
What is it?: As one of the stunning ‘Three Graces’ on Liverpool’s waterfront, the world-famous Royal Liver Building takes pride of place at the heart of the city’s iconic waterfront, standing as a symbol of Liverpool, its history and its people. You’ll get a tour of some of the building’s hidden secrets, journeying to the 15th floor to get panoramic views across Liverpool from the most iconic viewing point in the city.
Where is it?: River Mersey
What is it?: See Liverpool and Wirral’s most iconic sights aboard the world-famous Mersey Ferry. The 50 minute River Explorer Cruise offers stunning views of Liverpool’s skyline and the River Mersey. All you need to do is sit back, relax and take in the views. You’ll be captivated as the rich and fascinating history of Liverpool’s world-famous waterfront unfolds before you.
Liverpool Central Library
Where is it?: City Centre
What is it?: Get views inside and out at Liverpool Central Library. Take in the stunning Picton Reading Room or head onto the terrace to look out over the World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, St George’s Hall and St John’s Gardens. The library is free to access, open 7 days a week and frequently has exhibitions and events running.
Where is it?: Liverpool One
What is it?: Boujee is Instagram heaven, with a cheeky playful edge, pairing designer cocktails with exquisite sushi and small plates. Overlooking the spectacular Chavasse Park, a green oasis in the heart of Liverpool One, and the world renowned Royal Albert Dock, this is the perfect spot to sip a cocktail in the sun after a spot of shopping.
Where is it?: South Liverpool
What is it?: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre and venture out to one of Liverpool’s best parks. Easily accessible by car, train and bus this magnificent 235 acre park is a Grade 1 historic park, and holds Green Flag and Green Heritage awards. Unroll the picnic blanket, go for a stroll around the lake or visit the spectacular Palm House. If you look closely on a warm day you might even see parakeets or terrapins!