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Liverpool History - told through its Pubs

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Neil
Quality Verified Registered on April 12, 2021

Hello - My name is Neil, I am 65 years old and have Lived and worked in Liverpool all of my life. I am a great admirer of the city, its people and its culture. I have been working as a local guide since 2012 undertaking over 200 full day tours in and around the city. I am happy and proud to report I consistently receive 5 STAR reviews for my tours and will endeavour to ensure this continues. This free walking tour is the culmination of my work so far. I have been astonished at the changes to the city landscape over the last 20 years and have witnessed the resurgence of Liverpool to become once again a global city of importance. I will be proud to guide you through this cities many wonderful attractions. I often say my life my earliest memory at the age of eight was hearing the iconic roll of drums that opened the Beatles first massive hit 'She Loves You' on the radio. My love of their unique sound and melodies has never diminished since. Ever proud of our most famous sons’ Beatles fans will find Liverpool still dances to the Mersey Beat! If you should book a free walking tour with me you will hopefully find me, as others do, a warm and friendly man with a wicked sense of humour and a genuine love for his City. I look forward to meeting you and sharing safely an unforgettable experience of Liverpool.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Liverpool has some of the finest and historic public houses in the UK I have selected a few of the best that will help tell the story and understand the unique culture of this amazing city!
We tour the City and see all the sights that make Liverpool the great tourist destination that it undoubtedly is. Along the way you can enjoy the hospitality within whilst we also savour the elegance of the pub interiors and atmosphere. The UK beer brewing industry has undergone a major renaissance in recent times, there has never been a better time to taste just a few of the large selection of local craft ales on offer (the consumption of alcohol is not compulsory!)
Each carefully selected pub has a different history lesson to reveal, from Liverpool's vital early role in the transatlantic trade of Slaves, Sugar, Tobacco, and Cotton. To the mass emigrations of the 1800s, the terrors of the Blitz, and of course The Beatles. The fall and rise of its docklands, and shining through it all, the unique wit and character of the locals, the 'Scousers' Liverpool Pierhead and Ferries The Royal Albert Dock Mathew Street (The Cavern Club) Castle Street and Town Hall St Nicholas Place and Church
NOTE 
This tour is not suitable for children!

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  • Meeting point:
    Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DP, UK
    Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DP, UK
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    We meet right outside the Ferry Terminal at Liverpool Pier Head (right by the Beatles Statue.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

12 ratings
4.9
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Professionalism
4.82
Fun
4.82
Expression
5.0
Quality
4.91
Route
4.7
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Elizabeth 05 Sep 2022
Oxford
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Travelled in group - May 2022

To start our weekend in Liverpool, we did the walking tour of Liverpool through the pubs. Safe to say it exceeded our expectations and we had such a great time! Neil w...

Francisco 23 Jul 2022
Albatera
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Travelled in group - Jul 2022

Neil is great. Passion, knowledge, feelings. Unforgettable experiencie.

Laura 22 Jul 2022
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Neil is a fantastic guide

Paul 15 Jul 2022
Somerton
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Travelled in group - Jul 2022

As a local to the area Neil taught me so much information that I did not know… great company…. Great guru…..thoroughly recommend!!!!!!!

Bambi 08 Jul 2022
Liverpool
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Travelled alone - Jul 2022

Excellent guide

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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