Legendary Liverpool & Medieval Chester
Join us on this fabulous holiday to Liverpool and Chester, staying at the impressive 4* Mercure Atlantic Tower Hotel, located in the centre of Liverpool. You'll have lots of time to enjoy everything that this fabulous city has to offer, including the legacy of that iconic pop group, the Beatles. To get the most out of this holiday, we've included a guided city tour plus a cruise on the Mersey and you can also visit three of Liverpool's most popular museums. You'll also have the opportunity to explore historic Chester, most famous for its Roman and medieval remains.
An ideal choice for:
* Anyone looking for a great mix of shopping, culture and history
* Lovers of great cities to explore
* Couples and friends who fancy a fun-filled break
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
After joining your coach at your convenient local pickup point, head towards Liverpool to check in to your hotel. Take the time to explore the range of pubs, bars and restaurants that this great city offers before enjoying a good night's sleep.
Days 2 to 4Enjoy hearty breakfast every day before enjoying your INCLUDED excursions and lots of free time to enjoy Liverpool from your central 4* hotel. Return to the hotel every evening for delicious evening meals and the opportunity to swap stories with your fellow holidaymakers.
Day 5After a final hearty breakfast and some more time at leisure in Liverpool, rejoin your coach in the early afternoon for your journey home.
LiverpoolINCLUDED Visitor DestinationFull of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. With a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone in this fantastic city. The coach will take you to the historic Albert Dock complex with a great range of visitor attractions including the iconic ‘Beatles Story’. You can also take a ferry across the Mersey, browse some of the amazing shopping opportunities, or visit the historic city centre. Liverpool is a vibrant, artistic city full of life waiting for you to explore.
Liverpool (guided tour) + River Explorer CruiseINCLUDED Visitor DestinationFull of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. A bustling city with a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone. Enjoy a tour of this world famous city that has so many famous names to its credit, from the Beatles to Cilla Black, and even Steve Jobs, you will discover the Liverpool story and learn more about what makes it such an amazing place. See iconic sights from the modern Metropolitan Cathedral locally nicknamed "Paddy's Wigwam" to the Liver Building and the life blood of the city in the River Mersey. Visit the historic Albert Dock complex with a great range of visitor attractions including the iconic ‘Beatles Story’. Liverpool is a vibrant, artistic city full of life waiting for you to explore.
As well as a guided tour, enjoy a different view on a River Mersey explorer cruise to see one of the greatest water fronts in the world, and learn about the fascinating history of Liverpool’s docks and the industry that grew from the river connections. Experience the best of both sides of Liverpool on land and water!
LIverpool's Maritime Museum
Submerge yourself in Liverpool’s historic seafaring past at the Maritime Museum.
Located in the heart of the Albert Dock, it’s the ideal location to explore and uncover the development of the world famous port. Boats, paintings, ship models, ship wrecked objects, uniforms and more Maritime Museum brings Liverpool’s nautical history to life. Discover the city's pivotal role as the gateway to the new world. Highlights include the Lifelines display, telling the story of the merchant navy. Children and and families can learn about Liverpool's role in The Battle of the Atlantic during World War Two. There is also a fascinating exhibition dedicated to Liverpoool's close ties to the doomed Titanic.
Liverpool's World Museum
From the sea to the stars, a visit to World Museum reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands-on activities. Travel to distant continents and ancient civilisations in the amazing galleries.
The Museum’s 'Ancient Egypt' is a journey through time gallery takes visitors on a 5,000-year adventure to the land of the pharaohs, and reveals one of the UK’s most significant collections of Egyptian objects. There’s no better place to come face-to-face with the past and delve deeper into the myths, mysteries and rituals surrounding the ancient Egyptian afterlife than in the gallery’s atmospheric Mummy Room.
Discover the wonders of the natural world in the award winning Clore Natural History Centre. This is the place to get your hands on more than 20,000 of the most unusual items from the huge collections, from a hippopotamus skull to a mammoth tooth.
There’s also the Weston Discovery Centre, which offers a range of activities and interaction to provide a fascinating insight into human history throughout the ages.
Find a rainbow array of beautiful tropical fish at the aquarium, expert staff are on hand to answer questions and run demonstrations in which visitors can observe and learn more about live marine creatures .Get closer than you ever thought possible to creepy crawlies at the bug house. The bug house displays a selection of specimens from the museum's vast research collection alongside real live colonies of leaf cutter ants.
Museum of Liverpool
he Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city and the largest newly-built national museum in Britain for more than a century. In 2018, it marked 10 years on Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage Site waterfront and 10 years of representing Liverpool’s unique and interesting history.
Enjoy accessible and engaging exhibits showcasing Liverpool’s popular culture, hop on board the overhead railway and discover social, historical and contemporary issues associated with the city region. More than 6,000 objects bring Liverpool’s incredible heritage to life, celebrating thousands of years of the city’s achievements.
Exhibits include Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the King’s Regiment archive, local archaeology collection and fascinating large objects in the Land Transport collection. Book a place in Little Liverpool and introduce your youngest children to the wonders of the Museum of Liverpool and check out the latest temporary exhibitions.
Head to the skylight galleries for an unmissable sweeping view of the Three Graces - this window actually won ‘Best window with a view’ - so is definitely worth a stop off.
ChesterINCLUDED Visitor DestinationThis may be the best-preserved walled city in England, with its galleried streets, Roman Wall, Tudor houses, and unique medieval shopping experience at the famous ‘Rows’, where the shops are quite literally ‘on top of each other’. This is a fascinating city where you can truly combine a love of history with some truly inspiring shopping opportunities!
Chester has the most complete city walls, the oldest racecourse and the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain, plus a 1000 year old Cathedral with Europe's finest example of medieval carvings. You are walking where Roman Legionaires marched to war, Viking raiders wreaked havoc and Norman invaders conquered Anglo Saxons!
- 4 nights hotel with English breakfast and evening meals
- Free time to explore Liverpool
- Guided City Tour & Mersey River Cruise
- Booked visits to the Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool World Museum and Liverpool's Maritime Museum
- Excursion to historic Chester
- Direct Coach Travel
- Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
Mercure Atlantic Tower Liverpool
The incredible 4* Liverpool Atlantic Tower hotel is a 12-story, 225 bedroom hotel that contributes to the city's stunning skyline. Set in the centre of the city and on the edge of the city's commercial district, opposite the Royal Liver building, the hotel is within walking-distance to some of Liverpool's best attractions such as Albert Dock, Liverpool One shopping complex and The Cavern Club. Guests can enjoy spacious modern bedrooms with en suite facilities, and equipped with hairdryer, flat screen TV with freeview, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board and in room safe plus complimentary WiFi access.
Grab yourself a drink and enjoy breathtaking views of Liverpool at the Vue Bar and Terrace. You could also enjoy a meal freshly prepared in-house at the Vista Restaurant, with a selection of local and international dishes.
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