Hidden Gems for Liverpool
Find great things to do in Liverpool
For most people, Liverpool is the birthplace of the Beatles and home to one of the world’s largest sports teams. But the city also offers a thriving culture, a stunning countryside and lovely beaches that are less than 30 minutes away. In our travel guide you will find great things to do in Liverpool.
1. Hidden Gem Liverpool: Central Library
If you need something to do on a rainy day in Liverpool, then we have a great idea. Having undergone significant renovation in 2013, this library is one of the largest and most beautiful public libraries in the UK. Inside, visitors will find extensive book collections including many rare and important examples of fine printing and book illustration. The interior is a perfect balance between old and new, with both old fashioned rooms, which look like something out of Hogwarts, as well as rooms with a more modern feel. It’s free to join, so if you like to escape in a good book, Liverpool Central Library is the place to go!
Central Library / © Instagram: isanah_official
2. Hidden Gem Liverpool: Love thy Neighbour
If you are looking for a cool place to hang out after a morning of shopping in the bustling city, check out this café. It is a great combination of coffee shop, organic eatery and a bar. Try the delicious smoothie bowls, the beautiful brunch plates, small and large dinner dishes and special coffees and cocktails. Love thy Neighbour is going to suit you, whether you are seeking food for a clean-living, plant-based diet or cocktails to sample during your Saturday night dancing. How about a chickpea pancake with avocado and hummus? All in all: Laid-back atmosphere, nice interior and feel-good food.
Love thy Neighbour / © Instagram: wanderingwithlaura2
3. Hidden Gem Liverpool: Palm House
Whether you are just out for a stroll in Sefton Park or would like to specifically organize a visit, Sefton Park Palm House is always a good idea. This grand Victorian glasshouse is home to exotic plants from all corners of the globe spread across the 235-acre site. It is open all year round except when there is big wedding going on. From time to time there are also nice events, so check out their website before your visit. The best part is that the admission is for free.
Palm House / © Instagram: nickibells
4. Hidden Gem Liverpool: Botanical Garden
This secret spot is located in Baltic Triangle, a centre of creativity in Liverpool. It is home to game designers, app developers, a skate park and musicians. Now, if you ask yourself whether the Botanical Garden is just another green spot like in any other city, we can tell you it is not. This place is a bar with cocktails mainly including gin! When you enter the gate you will find a large courtyard with picnic benches, step seating and deck chairs, as well as lights, potted plants, graffiti on the walls and a large bar. So grab a good drink and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere under the sun. You can find the Botanical Garden here: 49 New Bird St, Liverpool L1 0BW.
Botanical Garden / © Instagram: botanicalgarnliverpool