Liverpool E-Bike Tour

CITY TOUR

The best way to explore the famous maritime city of Liverpool, isn’t on a cramped tour bus, or trying to navigate the ever-changing one-way traffic systems in your car – it’s in the open air on a guided e-bike tour. This beginner-friendly electric bike tour takes in some of the most impressive and famous cultural landmarks Liverpool and the UK has to offer – such as the famous Liver Birds building, the iconic Mersey waterfront, the two world-famous cathedrals, the Walker Art Gallery, St George’s Hall and much much more. Along the way, our fully-qualified British Cycle tour leader will provide interesting information and facts about the sights you will be visiting, as well as providing tips for great things to do on the rest of your visit.

DURATION

3 HOURS

From

£57

DISTANCE

12 miles

Meeting Point

Albert Dock

End Point

Anfield

Book online or call 01925 564281 to book your own private group tour. Use your own bike or rent one of our e-bikes.

Tour Overview.

Liverpool is world-famous for its rich heritage, culture and history.  Our guided e-bike tour is a fun, interesting and memorable way to see the city.  Throughout the tour, there will be some great photo opportunities as the tour stops at many of the city’s most iconic buildings and landmarks, showcasing some of the most amazing architecture.  Our tour allows you to see just why Liverpool has the most listed buildings in Europe. As the city that gave the world The Beatles, Liverpool is renowned for its musical influences. A UNESCO City of Music, it’s packed full of exciting venues that have welcomed well-known artists and emerging stars alike.  As we take you through the tour, you’ll see first-hand evidence of its fabulous musical culture including Mathew Street; The Philharmonic Hall and much more.

The Albert Dock attracts visitors from around the world. There are some amazing shops to visit, cafes, restaurants, the world-famous Tate Liverpool (branch of the Tate Gallery) and The Maritime Museum. The former home of the famous ITV ‘This Morning’ TV show with Richard and Judy (and the famous floating weather map) –The Albert Dock is a must on anybody’s wish list when visiting Liverpool.  The Pier Head takes in The Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building. Opposite them you can see the world-famous Mersey ferries going about their business from the newly refurbished terminal building. Next to that is the Museum of Liverpool, situated in its stunning new premises.  The city’s two cathedrals are hugely popular tourist attractions – Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (Catholic). Both are vastly different in architecture but both are majestic and beautiful. The more modern of the two, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King is a dramatic icon of faith, architecture and human endeavour in both scale and design. Liverpool’s sandstone Anglican Cathedral is Britain’s biggest and the 5th largest in Europe.  If you’re more interested in shopping,  Liverpool One shopping centre is a stunning new development of over 170 stores and restaurants, spanning Paradise and Hanover Streets built on the site of the former Old Dock. Next to that is Chavasse Park which forms a scenic link between the waterfront and the city centre. Beautifully landscaped gardens with winding pathways lead up a terraced hillside with graduated steps to the roof terrace of Liverpool One.  A great place to stop for a drink and bite to eat.  Liverpool is world-famous for its musical heritage, mainly due to bands such as The Beatles. There is ample opportunity to visit and take picture opportunities at famous destinations such the Cavern Club (Mathew Street) and The Beatles Story (Albert Dock).  Another of the city’s most popular tourist destinations is The Victoria Gallery & Museum, located in a spectacular red-brick building at the University of Liverpool, the museum includes large collections of sculptures and ceramics along with an impressive array of paintings by the likes of Lucian Freud and Turner.

 

 

Tour Highlights.

The Albert Dock – consistently cited as the no. 1 tourist attraction in the UK.
Pier Head area (waterfront) – home of the Three Graces that form arguably one of the most beautiful skylines in the world.
Cathedrals – Liverpool has two world-famous cathedrals located at either end of the aptly-named Hope Street.
Liverpool One Shopping Centre & Chavasse Park.
The Beatles (throughout the tour).
The Victoria Gallery and Museum.

Itinerary

Meet At: St Luke’s Church, Leece St. Liverpool. L1 2TR
We meet and have our introduction outside St Luke’s Church, Leece St. Liverpool. L1 2TR. This popular tourist attraction is a large sandstone church, more commonly known as the bombed-out church from damage sustained during WW2. We then start to make our way towards the first of the two cathedrals on our tour via several historic and culturally important locations, including Liverpool’s famous Chinatown district.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
This stunning cathedral is the cathedral of the Anglican Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James’s Mount and is the seat of the Bishop of Liverpool. Opened in 1978, there are many stunning things to see and learn about this iconic building. Its Grand Organ is made up of 10,267 pipes making it the biggest in the UK and one of the largest in the world. Views from the tower offer unrivalled panoramic views 500ft above sea level – one of the best places to catch a Mersey sunset.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
Travelling along Hope Street, passing buildings including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Everyman Theatre, we swiftly move on to Liverpool’s other famous cathedral – The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ The King. This dramatic building is spectacular in both scale and design. Aside from its breath-taking exterior, its interior houses modern works of art and stunning design features such as the Lantern Tower, the world’s largest area of coloured glass. Inside the cathedral there is also the magnificent Lutyens Crypt and Treasury – one of the most significant works in this country of the leading British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Walker Art Gallery / World Museum / St George’s Hall
A short ride away takes us to the architectural and cultural wonders that await in the William Brown Street Conservation Area. This small stretch in the heart of the city is often referred to as ‘The Heart of the City’ and dates back to the 18th century, one of the oldest areas in Liverpool. Here we can see the World Museum, St George’s Hall, Lime Street Station, Liverpool Central Library and much more.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Mathew Street (Cavern Club)
Here there is chance to stop at Liverpool’s world-famous Mathew Street, notable as the home of the Cavern Club where The Beatles honed their craft before becoming international superstars. There are various statues dotted along this famous street for photo opportunities.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Liverpool One Chavasse Park
Next stop is Liverpool One’s Chavasse Park – a landscaped urban park right next to the stunning Liverpool One shopping centre. This is one of the city’s principal green spaces providing links to the Waterfront and shops.
Duration: 18 minutes
Stop At: Pier Head (Waterfront)
Here you get to stop for photo opportunities with statues of the Beatles and the Three Graces buildings as a stunning backdrop. You can marvel at the architectural wonder of the Museum of Liverpool building and check out the Ferries crossing the Mersey.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: The Royal Albert Dock
Named as one of the best value for money attractions in the UK, the Albert Dock is one of the top heritage attractions in Britain. It’s located near the riverside and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Opened in 1846, it houses the largest collection of Grade 1 listed buildings in the UK and is home to many famous museums and tourist attractions.
Duration: 20 minutes

What's included.

E-bike Hire & Helmet
We provide you with the latest CUBE Katmandhu EXC 750 electric bike. Built around Bosch’s powerful third-generation motor and PowerTube battery. These bikes allow you a safe and comfortable way to see the city centre and provide ample room to carry your day-to-day possessions with you.
Expert staff
We are available to support your trip and answer any questions.
Unrivalled knowledge of the history of Liverpool.
We pride ourselves as being the experts on the local area. Throughout the tour, we will inform you of interesting historical snippets about the local buildings and regale you with stories around cultural touchpoints.

What's not included.

Transport to the start of your tour
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