The Bastion Launches a New Spring Menu

The clocks have gone forward, the days are getting longer and the evenings getting lighter. It’s clear to see that Spring has officially sprung in Liverpool! To celebrate the arrival of the new season, The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is excited to announce the launch of our new Spring menu. Featuring carefully crafted seasonal dishes […]

Fun Family Things to do in Liverpool this Easter with the Kids

Easter weekend will soon be here and there are plenty of fabulous family-friendly Easter activities in Liverpool city centre and the surrounding area for everyone to get involved in. At The Shankly Hotel, we’re all about family, making sure you all have a great time on your visit to the city together. Let us help […]

The Best Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Liverpool

Come rain or shine, Liverpool is bursting with cultural attractions and entertainment. From family fun and exhibitions, to delicious afternoon tea, we’ve compiled an array of activities to tick off during your visit. So while you’re staying with us at The Shankly, you’ll never find yourself stuck for things to do in Liverpool on a rainy […]

Signature Live Events | The Sugarhill Gang with the Furious 5 Live on The Shankly Rooftop

This summer The Sugarhill Gang and Grandmaster Melle Mel & Scorpio of the Furious 5 will be taking over the rooftop of The Shankly Hotel in Liverpool to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the track that took rap music global, ‘Rapper’s Delight’. Brought to you by Signature Live Events and taking place on Saturday 15th June, this […]

Shankly’s First Love: The Blue of Carlisle United

Before Shankly was a red he was a blue. Now before everyone gets annoyed and angry, Shank’s was never a proper blue, he was never an Evertonian – although he did come extremely close to managing Everton in 1977. No, the blue in question is that of Carlisle United. Had the iconic Scotsman never donned […]

Enjoy Grand National Weekend 2019 at The Shankly Hotel

The most exciting weekend in Liverpool’s sporting calendar will be here soon, and we couldn’t be more excited to join in the fun and get our bets in for Grand National Weekend. We’ve got a whole weekend full of exciting events set up for those of you that are partial to watching the biggest horse race […]

How the Remote Scottish Village where Bill Shankly Grew Up Shaped His Career

In Liverpool, Bill Shankly’s name brings to mind the glory and success of his managerial years at Liverpool FC so you might be surprised to discover that the Liverpool Legend grew up in a remote and poverty-stricken village in Scotland called Glenbuck. Known amongst fans as Shankly’s lost village, Glenbuck is the birthplace and childhood […]

How Shankly’s Stint in the RAF Shaped Liverpool FC

The Shankly Hotel, and the endeavours that bear the Shankly name exude an aroma of grandeur. However, this aura was serviced via his formative experience in the RAF and the backing of his beloved wife, Nessie. So, just how did Shankly’s RAF tenure shape Liverpool. Shankly’s “Greatest Ever Signing” Agnes Wren Shankly; or ‘Nessie’ as […]