The city of Liverpool is well known for being the city where the rock group, the Beatles recorded some of their bestselling album, also the city is also famous for the River Mersey. But I can assure you that there is more to Liverpool than the Beatles and Mersey. We are going to talk about the fun, cool and romantic things to do in Liverpool for local couples and those heading to visit Liverpool for the first time.
Aside from the fact that the city is well known for having the most stunning sunset scenes in all of UK, Liverpool is also a UNESCO world heritage city, for being home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe. The city’s football club is known worldwide for having the greatest exploit in Europe among other football clubs in UK.
I can assure you any couple or lovers planning a visit, that when you are in Liverpool, you won’t be short of fun things to do in Liverpool or exciting places to go. Most notable amongst the numerous romantic and fun-filled things couples can do in Liver are the following;
Activities and Romantic Things To Do In Liverpool For Couples
Liverpool is another one of my favourite cities in the UK and have spent plenty of time in the city, whether for work, chilling to endless afternoon teas in Liverpool with friends. It’s an amazing city to explore and well with the visit for those that are visiting for the first time but also fun to explore and be a tourist in your own city for those living locally in Liverpool. Amazing restaurants, nightlife, theatres, shopping, art galleries and all the charm and history of the city and its people.
- AERIAL VIEW AT CITY TOWER
Stay on top of the city and have an eagle-eye view of the city of Liverpool from the observation gallery of the Radio City Tower. Officially, the name of the tower is “St John’s Beacon”, but the local and foreigner prefer to call it the Radio City Tower.
The magnificent and iconic structure built in 1969 stands at 400 feet in height, making it a good spot to view the city. Also, the Liverpool city radio station broadcast from the tower.
- TOUR ON MERSEY FERRY
Go for a romantic ferry tour for two with your spouse on the Liverpool’s beautiful waterways. Book a private tour and view the lovely city and see the interesting sites from a fancy decorated ferry cruiser. While on the ferry, your tour guide will help you grab a full gis of the interesting site.
You can choose a regular hop-on-hop-off cruise or a combination ticket that includes entrance to other Liverpool attractions, including the couple-friendly interactive attraction and also listen to stories about the U-Boat used by the German’s in World war II interactive Spaceport attraction and the U-Boat Story, where you get to have close view of the world War II German submarine. There also cruises with food and live music on board.
- ROMANTIC STROLL ON THE BEAUTIFUL SEFTON PARK
Sefton park is the perfect place in Liverpool for a romantic evening couples stroll. The over 200 acres park has wonderful scenery with numerous flowers and green space to admire. Admire the sparkling lake, the well-decorated bandstand and enjoy the ambience of passion, peace and love that envelops the park. Aside from this park, Liverpool boasts of many numerous parks, but none of them can stand close to Sefton park.
If you are looking for romantic places in Liverpool, this is one place that doesn’t cost money either. The park is also a great place for a little picnic for the two of you only. Steal gazes from each other, as you eat and drink to a fruitful, long lasting love life. Did I also mention that it’s also a great place to take some beautiful pictures?
If you love flowers and horticulture, visit the Victorian palm house in the park, this is the melting point for most botanical collection and design in Liverpool. You will love the amazing things and designs plants and flowers have been put into at the palm house.
- GO ON A PRIVATE HELICOPTER RIDE
Want fun activities in Liverpool for couples? Why not thrill your lover with a Helicopter ride round the city of Liverpool. Take her breath away and let her run into your arms with joyful screams as you both fly away in a helicopter ride where you can view the city in all its beauty from above.
You will agree with me that there is no better view, than a view from above, just like the eagle’s eye, nothing stays hidden when you are up there. Explore the opportunity to admire the city’s landmark and iconic structures like the Anfield Stadium, Goodison Park, Aintree and many more
- VISIT ANFIELD: HOME OF LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB
This is the home stadium of the world-famous Liverpool Football club. The only top tier football club in the city of Liverpool. I believe you already know that the British people cherish their football, especially the club football just as the American’s cherish the NFL and the Indian’s the Cricket. What better way to show your boyfriend or husband appreciate than let him giggle like a little boy at the gift of touring the Liverpool Football Club with lunch and Q&A.
Did I hear you say what has football got to do with vacating couples or romance? I will tell you that couples can keep enjoy the electrifying moment in the Anfield football stadium when the Liverpool team is playing. Even if any of the couples are not soccer fans, I can assure you that one person will catch the fever on the pitch. How about just enjoy watching the fans scream, shout, cry and laugh while sipping on a chill drink at the stadium with your loved ones head on your shoulder.
On the other hand, if you are at the Anfield during a “No-Match day“ take a tour of the stadium, learn about the history of the Liverpool football team, see their large trophy chest, learn about their heroics and their fall. Also view the changing room and walk inside the tunnels and take some pictures. Those moments will definitely thrill you to your bones.
- GO FOR A RIVER AND BUS TOUR
Tour the Rivers that runs through the city of Liverpool. You can also take advantage of the double tour offer i.e a 50-minute boat tour of the waterways and a roofless-bus tour round the major places in Liverpool. While in the bus, you get to enjoy live commentary about specific place in the city from your tour guide.
- LAUGHS OUT LOUD AT A COMEDY SHOW
If you want something unique and fun things to do in Liverpool for couples then how about this? Liverpool city play host to quite a number of rib cracking comedy shows. The people of this city are well known for their unusual sense of humour. After a long tiring tour during the day, get some rest and afterwards, take your partner on a fun-filled, rib-cracking, Romantic, comedy night date.
The amount of joy and gladness that fills a man’s cannot be quantified; when a man sees that his action made his lover smile and laugh out loud. This is what you are bound to experience at the comedy night show in Liverpool. So guys, let joy be full by putting an easy smile on your woman’s face at the comedy show. The comedian in Liverpool are talented and poised to force a smile on the face of the stone-hearted with their jokes. They take the stage in turns, to make you and your spouse giggle and laugh.
- LOVE LOCK IN THE CITY
There are thousands of padlocks at a particular romantic spot overlooking the bank of the Mersey River. Lovers from all over the world come to this romantic place, to renew their vows, adding their love padlock to the numerous ones there.
The area is around Albert Dock, near Mersey River. Some love birds have used this place to make proposal, while it is also a good place for taking those love-struck, romantic selfies. Mind you, some of those “love-locks” have been there for over a 100 years. So go ahead yours and let your love live forever.
- EAT SOME DELICIOUS LOCAL DISH
Like I told a friend sometimes ago, there is more to Liverpool than the boat cruise, city tours and the beautiful parks. The city is blessed with great delicious meals that will send your taste buds into frenzy. So for those couples vacationing in Liverpool, always keep in mind that the best way into a man’s heart is through his stomach. Take your man to one of those amazing, high-end restaurants, and enjoy the delicious meals together.
No matter what your taste is, Liverpool has what it takes to set your taste buds on fire (literally). Foreign dishes abound in most restaurants in Liverpool, from Japanese meals, to Lebanese and Caribbean meals. Even Italian, Mexican and Thai dishes can be found in restaurants in Liverpool.
- ENJOY THE NIGHTLIFE IN LIVERPOOL
Talking about night life in all of Britain, the city of Liverpool is prominent among cities with famous nightlife activities. Partying and clubbing is an integral part of Liverpool culture, a whole street and district are dedicated to clubs and party venues. At night the whole street comes alive to have fun and party.
If you are well rested from the stress of the day, take your sweet heart to a club, drink some champagne and have a nice time dancing, shouting, jumping and partying. It’s a fun-filled, electrifying experience, one that every energetic couple should enjoy. Don’t forget to hold your ear-plugs because the music will be loud! There are also many cocktail parties in the city with live bands playing all night long.
- SPEND SOME TIME AT MUSEUM
Are you a lover of Art? Why not walk into the World Museum by St. George’s Hall with your special one? The hall has a vast collection of historical artifacts and admission is completely free. Do you want to know more about the exploit of the 1st and 2nd world wars? Then the Liverpool Maritime Museum is the right place for you to be, where you and your spouse can stay in touch with Maritime history and the maritime exploit of England, take in the rich history, view and admire the amazing arts works.
There are also many Roman historical artifacts to be seen at the museum. Perhaps you or your spouse has a flare for creative art? Then you will want to head to the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) on Wood Street.
- ADMIRE ART WORKS AT A GALLERY
Bluecoat is the oldest contemporary arts centre in the UK situated in a landmark building in the heart of Liverpool City Centre. Here you can check out a host of year-round exhibitions, music performances, dance shows, live art and much more. If you are a fan of architecture, don’t miss the chance to visit RIBA North on the waterfront. This architecture centre opened some couples of years ago, features rich exhibitions, talks and a café & a shop.
- SPA DAY
A tired body needs some good time to rest and relax, the city of Liverpool got you covered. There are various spa venues in Liverpool for different class of people in Liverpool. Also most hotels in the city have a spa within its premises for their guest. While in the city, you have no excuse not to pamper your sweet heart with an exclusive romantic spa treatment for two.
Some well known spa in the city even give discount to married couples. Thinking about which spa to go? Try any of these; Oasis, Portland Hall Spa, Maya Blue Spa at the famous Titanic Hotel and Morgan’s spa. The list is endless, that explains why a spa treatment in Liverpool is very affordable.
- LIVERPOOL CRAFT BEER EXPERIENCE
When you talk about craft beer drinking, the city of Liverpool is one city that comes to mind faster than others. Residents of Liverpool are proud of their many craft beer pubs. Take your spouse with you, as you go for a romantic, fun-filled and exciting thing touring the many craft beer pubs in Liverpool. The crafted beers are original, the best, professionally crafted, and locally brewed beer made to calm your body, soul and spirit.
PS: a taste from the crafted beer might make you hate the common beer you drink from your fridge at home. Some of the notable craft beer pubs in the city are; the dead crafty beer company, love lane brewery, gibberish brewpub, black lodge brewing and many others.
- GRAFFITI ART CLASS
Liverpool is home to many talented graffiti artist, whose services are sought after in various cities across the UK. The graffiti studios in Liverpool offer full and part-time courses and training to visitors who wish to learn how to do graffiti painting.
As a couple, a private training session in any of the various studios were basic graffiti skills and techniques are thought will be best suited for you. Also, you will also get busy creating your own graffiti work to take away with you.
Where To Stay In Liverpool For A Romantic Getaway
You haven’t bag a last-minute deal for Liverpool, then I highly recommend booking a romantic spa weekend or spa day as some of them will also include a hotel room. Even if you live in Liverpool nothing beats a little romantic staycation at a lovely hotel. Order room service, no dishwashing at the end either.
Check out Booking.com for cool hotel deals on the most romantic hotels in Liverpool. I am fond of Marriott Hotel right in the heart of town as I have stayed there a number of times but there are plenty of amazing hotels in Liverpool, from Hilton Hotel to Jury’s Inn.
There you have it, ideas for activities and romantic things to do in Liverpool. Have you been to any of the romantic places in Liverpool mentioned above?
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