Liverpool is often associated with music because it was home of The Beatles. Liverpool is situated along the Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea. Just like most English cities, Liverpool experiences a combination of sunny, rainy and overcast days. Book cheap hotels in Liverpool in advance for the best rates. If you plan to attend the Aintree Grand National, the the budget Park hotel has a good location.
Liverpool was once just a rocky estuary located beside the River Mersey and was once called “lifer pol” which means “muddle pool”. In 1207, King John discovered Liverpool after he conquered Ireland. He made Liverpool a trade port, but it was only during the 17th century that the city grew into a trade center.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
The music scene in Liverpool attracts many visitors. The most popular music events are the Mathew Street Festival which is held on the bank holiday weekend in the summer, the Liverpool Sound City in May, the Summer Pops Festival in July, and the Liverpool Music Week in November. There are many interesting attractions in Liverpool and most of them can be seen at Albert Dock including the Tate Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum, and The Beatles Story. Other outstanding attractions include the Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas, Liverpool Cathedral, Royal Liver Building, St. George's Hall and the World Museum.
Liverpool is well-known for its Mersey ferries which are a great way to see Liverpool and get to other destinations such as Salford Quays. Land options include the Mersey rails or the bus and there are two main bus terminals in the city centre. Book Liverpool hotels via otel.com