As a major trading port travellers have been coming to Liverpool for centuries. Located in North West England, Liverpool is the sixth largest city in the UK. Liverpool sits within the county of Merseyside and its status as a port city has contributed to its diverse population. Famous for The Beatles, world-class football as home to both Liverpool and Everton and it was named as European Capital of Culture in 2008.
Getting around Liverpool
Liverpool has four main train stops that serve the four key areas of the city centre, Lime Street, James Street, Liverpool Central and Moorfields. With services running every 15 minutes from all regional stations into the city it is easy and quick to get around by public transport.
Liverpool has many cultural hot spots, beautiful architecture and history and like most cities of the UK cities is undergoing a wave of regeneration.
The Georgian Quarter is seen as a cultural have. It has two cathedrals and many hidden gems, including the Everyman Theatre, The Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and countless bars and bistros. Residents can enjoy living in Georgian architecture or in a new development in one of Liverpool’s most stylish neighbourhoods.
“City centre location is pretty nice. Its super safe as its right in the middle of town. Tescos is onsite which is great. There is nothing that I dislike about the area.” – Luke, Verified Resident, The Cargo Building
The Baltic Triangle has been named as one of the hippest places in the UK and The Cargo Building has received some of the highest ratings for a development on HomeViews. With independent bars, exhibition spaces and music venues it is not your average city centre. Near to Woolton is Aigburth, an affordable, yet upmarket area. Located on the river Mersey are a number of large Victorian town houses as well as new developments with views of Sefton Park.
“Duke street is very close to everywhere but can get loud on the weekend.” – Anon, Verified Resident of Hudson Gardens
Ropewalks is a hive of activity, and is popular amongst students and young professionals. Named after the rope making factories it is now home to independent shops, record shops, new eateries and clubs as well as some new developments such as Elysian Fields and Hudson Gardens.