Sightseeing Liverpool – Open Top Bus Tours of Liverpool
The original Sightseeing Liverpool Tour Bus – we are Sightseeing Liverpool and the number one open top tour bus operator in Liverpool, which encompasses the sights of Liverpool and an educational tour in a clean, bright, fun, recognisable bus.
THERE WILL BE NO SERVICE ON SUNDAY 14TH AUGUST DUE TO THE TRIATHLON IN LIVERPOOL.
Road Closures for Tri Liverpool:
To ensure the safety of the participants, the cycling element of Tri liverpool will take place on closed roads around Liverpool Docks, the city centre and Great Howard Street. Roads will be closed on Sunday 14th August from 3.00 – 19.00 with roads north of Leeds Street (Pall Mall and Great Howard Street) reopening from 14.00.
The Southbound lanes of The Strand / Goree will remain open all day permitting access to the city centre and Liverpool One car park.
Access to the Liverpool ferry terminal and Mann Island is maintained following a diversion north of Great Howard Street and using Regent Rd.
Access to the docks will be restricted with access to the Echo Arena car park from the south, via Mariners Wharf.
Any tickets that have all ready been purchased in advance will be either honoured at a later date or refunded in full.
Normal service resumes Monday 15th August 2016.
Our open top bus tours of Liverpool depart every twenty minutes and each complete tour lasts one hour. The Sightseeing Liverpool bus tour encompasses 15 stops starting at the famous Liver Buildings. Between stops you can experience sights like the war museum in Chapel Street or visit Mathew Street, the home of the world famous Cavern Club where the Beatles first played to exited local crowds.
Your tour covers a wide area of Liverpool city centre and stops include:
- The fabulous St George’s Hall widely regarded as one of the finest neo-classical buildings in the world.
- The World Museum with its permanent collection of antiques, botany, zoology and temporary Exhibitions.
- The Walker Art Gallery with its special exhibitions and permanent collection.
- The Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.
- The Anglican Cathedral with its stunning views across the city.
- Hope Street and the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
- Albert Dock including the International Slavery Museum and the Merseyside Maritime Museum.
- Tate Liverpool which is housed in a beautiful converted warehouse in the historic Albert Dock, part of Liverpool’s World Heritage waterfront. Tate Liverpool is home to the National Collection of Modern Art in the North of England, and is the most visited gallery of modern and contemporary art outside of London.
- The Radio City Viewing Gallery. Standing proudly some 400 feet above the heart of the city centre, the beacon offers stunning panoramic views of Merseyside, Wirral, North Wales (including Snowdonia occasionally) and as far away as the Lake District and Blackpool Tower on clearer days. Not bad for an observation deck that was originally designed to be a chimney. more info.
- The Liverpool Wheel. *Located Next To The Echo Arena* A new wheel on the city’s waterfront. The new 60 metre high tourist attraction is positioned on the piazza outside the Liverpool Echo Arena and Convention Centre – near to the Albert Dock. The wheel includes 42 fully enclosed, air-conditioned capsules offering riders spectacular panoramic views of the city including the River Mersey, the Welsh mountains and World Heritage Site waterfront. more info.