The Best Heritage, Culture and Football Tour of Liverpool

When people visit Liverpool they often come one of four things, football, nightlife, music or culture. Liverpool is a city famed for producing legendary musical talents such as The Beatles, it’s two premier league football teams, Everton FC and Liverpool FC and oodles of culture from past and present. Sometimes it’s hard to fit everything in that you wish to see, but not when you book a Shankly Experience tour of Liverpool direct from the Shankly Hotel.

Choose from one of these amazing tailored tours of Liverpool that are designed to cover all the best sights of the city you want to see.

Liverpool Was Made For Me

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If you’ve seen and heard all about The Beatles before, and want to learn a little more about the city beyond the Fab Four then this is a tour of Liverpool perfect for you.

Taking tourists on a journey into Liverpool’s interesting footballing past and exploring some of the key historical and cultural locations along the way, this tour combines all the best bits in Liverpool for one affordable price.

You will learn all there is to know about the cities amazing sights and the best bits of our amazing footballing heritage.

What’s more, tourists will even get to see where the legend that is Bill Shankly lived and trained during his time in Liverpool. His family home and the surrounding local areas which he frequented are all covered under this amazing all-encompassing tour of the city.

The Fab Four and Shanks Tour

Fab Four and Shanks tour of Liverpool

Two of the things that attract many a tourist to Liverpool are music and football.

In the early sixties, Merseybeat swept across the nation as did LFC under their new management, Bill Shankly.

Together these two phenomena became synonymous with Liverpool and transformed the into the globally recognised tourist location it is today.

During this superb tour of Liverpool, you will be whisked away on a voyage of discovery. Check out all four of The Beatles Liverpool homes, visit the iconic Strawberry fields then it’s on to the revered footballing stadium, Anfield, topped off with a call to the West Derby home of Bill Shankly.

See parts of Liverpool like you’ve never seen them before, venture outside of the city centre and pass through streets of legend. Imagine The Beatles strolling down these very streets, passing by the home where Shankly and his family lived.

Culminating the tour at The Shankly Hotel, tourists can see a final piece of precious memorabilia. A telegram sent to Shanks ahead of his 1965 FA Cup Final wishing him good luck signed by the Fab Four themselves.

This inclusive tour of Liverpool will give patrons the opportunity to immerse themselves in the parts of Liverpool’s past that ultimately shaped the present. Who knows you could even see a famous face along the way?

The Match Day Tour

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If you’ve come to Liverpool to attend one of the amazing home matches at Anfield, let us make the experience even more memorable by taking you on a tour of Liverpool tailored to delivering the perfect match day experience.

This particular Shankly Experience tour will take visitors to Liverpool on a grand tour of the city. Patrons can soak up plenty of Liverpool’s interesting culture, taking a tour around the city’s most celebrated historic landmarks and vibrant cultural hotspots.

Once the city tour is complete, fans will be taken to Anfield before kick-off to embark on a bespoke expedition around the hallowed ground that is Anfield stadium.

Taking Liverpool football club fans behind the scenes of this iconic football ground, educating them on the history of the club and the legacy that Bill Shankly left behind following his work with the club.

For any football fan staying in the city on match day, this is the ultimate tour of Liverpool that covers the most sought after city attractions as well as a unique look into the Liverpool’s most legendary football club.

Bespoke Tour Packages

Bespoke tour of Liverpool

Whilst each Shankly Experience tour of Liverpool has been designed to encompass a variety of interesting sights around the city, there may be something that you think we’ve missed.

If there are parts of Liverpool that you want to visit or if you would like to cover a particular part of our existing tours in more detail then our Bespoke Tour Packages can be adapted to suit your interests.

We are open to suggestions and will always work in partnership with our friends and associates around the city to deliver the most personal tour that’s suited to you. Simply let us know what it is you want to do or see and we will do what we can to make it happen.

After all, Bill Shankly was a man of the people, and we like to operate with the great man always in mind.

The Shankly Hotel

Shankly Experience tour of Liverpool

Each tour of Liverpool includes a visit to the Shankly Hotel where visitors are treated to a tour of the Shankly Museum and given VIP access to memorabilia not out for display.

There will be opportunities to enjoy the amazing Shankly Virtual Experience where fans can have their picture taken standing next to a virtual representation of Bill Shankly to take home.

Dining in Liverpool doesn’t get much more fabulous than in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant and as part of the tour package guests can enjoy a whopping 20% off the menu including food and drinks.

tour of Liverpool - Bastion Bar and Restaurant

During any Shankly Experience tour of Liverpool visitors are given a one of a kind excursion across the UK’s most vibrant city. Visiting iconic landmarks of music, heritage, culture and football all in one day.

Each tour is guided by an expert of Liverpool, armed and ready to answer all your questions about Liverpool’s exciting history and today’s vibrant culture.

Why not book the entire Shankly package with a stay in the stunning Shankly Hotel for your visit to Liverpool?

Liverpool accommodation the Shankly Hotel

There is always amazing accommodation offers on for groups, families and couples staying in Liverpool so make the most of your time in the city with a Shankly Experience tour and an unforgettable overnight stay in an award winning hotel.

Click here to book or create your own Shankly Experience tour of Liverpool you’ll be glad you did.

To arrange a stay at the Shankly Hotel please call 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Heritage to Football: Tailored Tours of Liverpool

The city of 2 cathedrals, 2 iconic football teams and home to the Beatles, it can be hard to see the best of Liverpool’s dazzling sights all in one go. And that’s where Shankly Tours comes in to save the day!

Whether you’re visiting the city for a weekend or you’re staying for a full week, the variety of attractions in Liverpool aren’t always in walking distance of each other, so you can end up wasting time with a map.

To make your experience stress-free and worth your while, we’ve put together our very own Shankly Tours of Liverpool to ensure that you there’s truly something for everyone. For a set price to suit your group, you can experience Liverpool the way you want to, all with the one package.

If you’re travelling in a larger group or simply have a long list of sights to see, this is the perfect solution for keeping everyone happy as you see the best of the city.

Design Your Own Tour

If you’re someone who likes to plan things from scratch, then this option to design your own tour is ideal for you.

You may have an LFC fan in the group, someone who’s been dreaming of Strawberry Fields, or just fancy taking the perfect snap of Liverpool’s infamous architecture and maritime heritage. With this bespoke package, you have the freedom to pick something for everyone.

All you need to do is decide what your perfect tour of Liverpool would look like, let us know what you want to see and we’ll work out the best plan and price tailored to your group.

Tour A – Liverpool Was Made for Me

As the Shanks once said, “Liverpool was made for me and I was made for Liverpool”.

Taking you on a tour of the city that football legend Bill Shankly held close to his heart, you can experience a blend of the city’s best football heritage, and most iconic cultural sights.

Throughout this tour, enjoy exclusive Shankly family anecdotes to give you a real feel for the city through the eyes of Bill Shankly. The package also features a visit to Shankly’s West Derby home.

Taking you on a broad tour of the city’s football history, you’ll see the defining locations for the formation of both Everton and Liverpool Football Club. And of course, you can discover the connection between Bill Shankly and the city’s rivalling football teams. You’ll have the chance to visit both the home of the Blues, and the LFC new Stadium and Museum Tour at Anfield.

Back to the Shankly

And that’s not all! You’ll need to save some energy because you’ll be in for a treat when you return to the Shankly Hotel.

We’ll be taking you on a tour of our personal Shankly memorabilia, featuring unseen items that aren’t on display to the public. You’ll also have the chance to get your photo taken with the Shanks himself, thanks to our Virtual Reality Shankly Experience.

We sense that after this busy day, you may be in need of a cold pint and some tasty food! So at the end of the tour, you’ll be awarded 20% off all food and drink in the hotel’s stunning Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Tour B – The Fab 4 and Shanks Tour

Liverpool is one of the most visited cities in the world, and arguably the legacy of the infamous Beatles has a lot to do with that!

There’s an array of iconic sights and venues across the land of yellow submarines that played a part in the lives of the four Liverpool lads. And for those waiting to see exactly what shaped the timeless band, our organised tour will go above and beyond fulfilling your dreams.

The growth of the Mersey Beat ran parallel with the rise of Liverpool FC into a ‘Bastion of Invincibility’, and LFC fans would often sing Beatles lyrics at matches. Since the city is renowned for the Fab Four and its thriving football scene, this tour combines the two, bringing you a unique tour that you won’t forget.

All for one price, you’ll be transported around the city from sight to sight, saving you lots of time.

Back to the Shankly

We didn’t want the tour to stop there, so on return to the Shankly, you’ll be taken on an exclusive tour of our Bill Shankly memorabilia AND have the chance to view a priceless piece of memorabilia linking Bill Shankly to the Beatles on a touching and personal level.

Again, we know you’ll be in search of an ice cold drink and some hearty British food! So, sit back and relax as you enjoy 20% off at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, right within the hotel.

Tour C – The Match Day Tour

If you’re in town for a match day and want to see what our tours are all about, we offer a bespoke tour just for match days so that you can see the best of Liverpool.

Perfect for football fanatics and those who love the city, you can enjoy the Shankly elements of Tour A followed by an exciting match day stadium tour at Anfield.

To book your dream tour of Liverpool, just let us know what you’re after, and who will be joining us at INFO@SHANKLYEXPERIENCE.COM

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The Ultimate Birthday Present for LFC Fans

If you have a diehard Liverpool Football Club fan in the family, look no further than The Shankly Hotel and The Shankly Experience for the perfect LFC birthday present or celebration.

A tribute to one of the most iconic football managers in history, The Shankly offers overnight guests and day visitors incomparable insight the fascinating career and life of Bill Shankly.

From his time as Liverpool Football Club’s manager to his personal life, you simply won’t find another hotel offering what we do. Whatever the occasion, we can tailor our facilities to your needs.

A Stay at The Shankly

Bill Shankly’s influence on Liverpool Football Club is truly timeless. Kindly provided by the Shankly family themselves, we offer Bill Shankly memorabilia that can be admired from the moment you enter the hotel reception to sinking into your luxury bed at the end of the day.

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With memorabilia interwoven with our hotel rooms and public spaces, you’ll be able to admire items ranging from the football icon’s original LFC contract to Bill Shankly’s This Is Your Life book and personal treasures.

Bastion Bar and Restaurant

To treat someone special to the ultimate LFC dining experience, the Bastion Bar and Restaurant has everything you could need to dine in style from our much-loved menu. If you’re looking for a lighter option, you could join us for the Bastion’s luxury Afternoon Tea, which is also available with Prosecco. 

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We pride ourselves on exceptional service and we want you to have the best possible experience, whether it’s an everyday visit or a special birthday. Our team are always happy to go the extra mile because we care about bringing you the finer details.

Shankly Tours

Offering fans an organised, interactive experience, our range of Shankly Tours are a unique method of seeing Liverpool’s best sights without the usual travelling problems. You won’t need to worry about transport or keeping everyone together. 

Featuring LFC favourites the new Stadium and Museum Tour at Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield home, our diverse tours are an ideal way to spend a birthday or celebration in the iconic city of Liverpool.

Bill Shankly & LFC

Offering a Match Day Tour designed specifically to fit around your day watching the Reds, our variety of tour options can also incorporate Bill Shankly elements and The Beatles into your experience. Not forgetting, you can customise your tour entirely with our flexible bespoke tour package.

So, for football fans who want to delve into Liverpool’s history a little further, there’s no better way to discover the main sights of Liverpool and hidden gems along the way.

To chat to one of our friendly team about organising the perfect birthday gift or celebration, simply get in touch at info@shanklyexperience.com

 

Unique Shankly Tours for Sight-Seeing in Liverpool

The best sights of Liverpool simply can’t be seen in one particular area. With an iconic football history and timeless musical influence, there’s just too much to fit in!

From the city’s picturesque town centre to its leafy suburbs, Liverpool is illuminated by character, charm and stories you’ll remember. So, to avoid the stress of public transport, why not leave the worrying at home and let us take care of the sight-seeing?

We have a range of tours designed thoughtfully by people who really know the city. To discover which option is best for you, why not take a quick browse at what we offer?

Tour A – Liverpool was Made for Me

As Bill Shankly said himself, “Liverpool was made for me and I was made for Liverpool”.

After this one of a kind tour, we’re sure that you’ll feel the same. Tailored for football and Shanks fans from start to finish, this tour provides the ultimate experience of the city.

Bill Shankly

Starting and finishing at the Shankly Hotel, you can expect a visit to the home of Liverpool FC rivals the Blues, along with the new Stadium and Museum at Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield home.

You can also enjoy a visit to Bill Shankly’s very own West Derby home and exclusive anecdotes about the Scots legend, adding a personal touch to the day.

Following a tour around the Shankly Hotel’s public memorabilia, you’ll also be granted access to our unseen collection which isn’t available to the public, and have the chance to take a photo to cherish with our Virtual Reality Shankly Experience.

After the tour you can enjoy a free drink and will be awarded 20% off  in our stunning Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Tour B – The Fab 4 and Shanks Tour

Undoubtedly one of the most iconic and timeless pieces of Liverpool’s history, we’re sure you’ll want to add an element of Beatles to your visit. And we have the ultimate surprise for you to enjoy on this tour.

Following the devastating effects of war, both the Fab 4 and Bill Shankly played an integral role in Liverpool’s rise to success. With the Beatles unknowingly redefining music and Shankly leading the Reds to victory, the city was revived with a new found sense of hope and passion. Linked by their success, fans of LFC would recite Beatles lyrics from the terraces in support of their team, while in 1965 the Beatles boys sent a telegram wishing him luck for the FA Cup Final.

To refuel after a day of excitement, this package also includes a free drink and 20% off at our elegant Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Tour C – The Match Day Tour

If you’re visiting Liverpool specifically for a match day, we recommend booking our fantastic Match Day Tour. To get in the mood before the game kicks off, this tour takes you on the LFC Stadium Tour and features our fantastic Bill Shankly elements from Tour A.

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Bespoke tour packages

For a little more flexibility, we also offer our bespoke package, where you do the thinking and we do the organising.

Simply let us know what your ideal tour would look like and we’ll do our best to design one personally tailored to your requirements.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

After a busy day of sight-seeing, you can sink into a comfortable chair within our elegant Bastion Bar & Restaurant, featuring memorabilia to admire while you wine and dine.

The Bastion

The delicious menu crafted by our talented chefs provides an arrangement of delicious dishes for you to choose from, while you sit back and relax with a glass in hand.

To book your unique Liverpool city tour, check out The Shanky Experience or chat to someone from our friendly team on info@shanklyexperience.com