Top Family Things To Do in Liverpool!

Liverpool is a great destination to enjoy with your family. Perhaps you're after a long weekend break or even a day trip? If so, you'll certainly be spoiled for choice in terms of the range of activities, entertainment and sites on offer. Here is my pick of things to do in Liverpool for families.

Liverpool One
For an amazing shopping experience, visiting Liverpool One is a must for any family. Situated by the iconic Liverpool waterfront, it's the ultimate destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. From high-street to high-end, there's something for everyone with varied and exciting shops. The complex covers an amazing 1.65 million sq ft area and consists of shops, restaurants, bars, an 18 screen cinema, an indoor adventure golf course and even a five acre park! It covers five areas and is built around the existing streets of Liverpool. You simply wouldn't be able to cover it all in one day so it's certainly worth incorporating into a long weekend! Liverpool One also offers an array of events and entertainment as well as in-store events too. It's an ideal place to visit with young children, offering modern and accessible baby change facilities and even a pram hire service!


Royal Albert Dock
This is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the whole of the UK. Located on Liverpool's World Heritage site waterfront and featuring the largest collection of grade 1 listed buildings in the country, it now features many bars, restaurants, museums and galleries. Children will love the Victorian Carousel and seeing the boats bob away on the water!

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Museum of Liverpool
Children love museums! With so much to explore and see they will be thoroughly entertained and this one will not disappoint. It is devoted to the history of the city, exploring its geography history and culture. It's the largest newly built museum in Britain for over a century. There are more than 6000 objects to observe, bringing the heritage of this fabulous city to life. Children will love learning about the old overhead railway in one of the great exhibits featured in the musuem! 

The Wheel of Liverpool 
Located on the Keel Wharf waterfront, this ferris wheel has 42 enclosed capsules and is 196 feet tall. You can discover fascinating details about the city from the commentary provided and can see many of the famous landmarks. 

Croxteth Hall and Country Park
Within this beautiful estate, visitors will be able to enjoy the historic hall, a 500 acre country park and nature reserve, a Victorian walled garden, Croxteth Home Farm and the courthouse. Children will enjoy exploring the woodland, pastures and ponds, seeing the farm animals and learning about how people lived in Edwardian times!

Have you been to Liverpool? What are your must-see attractions when visiting the city? I'd love to hear about them in the comments below?

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