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Discover the Magical Journey of the Fab Four in Liverpool

Step into the Beatles’ Footsteps: Explore Iconic Attractions in the Birthplace of Beatlemania!

  • Beatles Mural in Liverpool

A Ticket to Ride: Exploring Liverpool’s Beatles Sights and Attractions


Liverpool is proud to be the legendary home of the Beatles, a band which revolutionized the music industry and captured the hearts of millions around the world. Whether you’re an avid fan of the ‘Fab Four’, or looking to discover their music for the first time, there are plenty of sights and attractions in Liverpool that you won’t want to miss…

The Cavern Club

Perhaps the most infamous Beatles sight in Liverpool is The Cavern Club, located just moments from The Resident Liverpool, a venue where the band played some of their earliest gigs. Today, the club still hosts live music, launching the careers of the next generation of music, making it a must-visit destination for any Beatles fan.

The Beatles Story

Delve deeper into the history of the band, with The Beatles Story, an award-winning museum ideally situated in the scenic Albert Dock, which tells the story of the band’s rise to fame. Follow the Beatles from humble beginnings in Liverpool to their legendary worldwide success, and discover the museum immersive experiences, featuring a variety of costumes and props from the band’s long history, sure to delight any fan.

Penny Lane

No Beatles tour of Liverpool would be complete without a visit to Penny Lane, the street made famous by the band’s hit song. Admire the sights mentioned in their timeless lyrics, such as the shelter in the middle of the roundabout or the barbershop where the “pretty nurse is selling poppies from a tray.” Discover the enduring landmarks of McCartney and Lennon’s local neighbourhood.

The Beatles Bronze Statue

Take a moment to visit the city’s Beatles Statue, a tribute to a band who put Liverpool on the map, which stands on the waterfront at Pier Head. Unveiled in 2015, the statue shows the band walking along the Mersey, a nostalgic reminder of the band’s intimate connection with the city and presents the ultimate opportunity to snap a picture and immortalise your visit.

The Childhood Homes of the Beatles

Discover the childhood homes of the Beatles, a significant part of their history which offer a unique glimpse into their early lives.

First, venture down to 20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool, the childhood home of Sir Paul McCartney and his family from 1955 to 1964, now open to the public, courtesy of the National Trust. Visitors may see the small bedroom that Paul shared with his brother, as well as the living room where the Beatles once practiced.

Following your visit to Paul’s home, discover Mendips, the childhood home of John Lennon. Open for the public to tour, explore the bedroom where John wrote many of his early songs or the porch where he used to sit, play his guitar and compose some of the greatest songs of his generation. Take a tour of each home, as you learn more about the early lives of these iconic musicians.

Strawberry Fields

Strawberry Fields incredible connection to the Beatles makes it a must-see for any fan of the band. Immortalised in their song ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ explore the former children’s home’s extensive grounds, which contain a tranquil garden, a replica of the original red gates where fans make pose for photographs and leave tributes, and a small exhibition that tells the story of the site and its connection to the Beatles. There is also a memorial mosaic in the garden dedicated to John Lennon, featuring the word “Imagine” its heart.

The Casbah Coffee Club

Before the Beatles took to the some of the world’s greatest stages, they experienced slightly humbler beginnings, regularly performing at Liverpool’s Casbah Coffee Club. Visit the true birthplace of the band, grab a drink, and discover a series of authentic Beatles memorabilia, as well as taking a guided tour through the club’s history and importance to the Beatles’ early career, including the original stage where the band performed.

The Magical Mystery Tour

The Magical Mystery Tour is a popular attraction for Beatles fans from all over the world and offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of the band. A fun and informative way to explore the city and learn more about its fascinating history, this tour takes you door to door to the city’s innumerable Beatles destinations.

The perfect solution to fans wishing for a guided exploration of the city’s sights, the Magical Mystery tour begins at the Royal Albert Dock and covers many of the iconic sites described above, including Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields, and their childhood homes. Painted in psychedelic colours and is decorated with images of the Beatles and other symbols of the 1960s, relax in the tour’s comfortable bus and enjoy music from the band’s early years. Along the way, your guide will provide you with countless fascinating insights into the lives and legacies of the Beatles.

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