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Best Things To Do Alone In Liverpool, UK - Updated 2020

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Sports, music, art: these are Liverpool’s claim to fame. A city with a rich history and the museums to prove it, those who enjoy delving into the past will have a field day in this city. Aside from the numerous museums and art galleries to explore, you probably know Liverpool more for its famous football team (soccer for you Americans out there), Liverpool FC. If you’re their fan or just a general football lover, then head down to their home stadium, Anfield, and if you’re lucky, a match will be in play. Liverpool has so much to offer that one paragraph simply can’t do the city justice. If you’ve taken up the challenge of traveling alone, then read below to find out more about the best things to do alone in Liverpool, UK.

1. Take an evening cruise on Mersey River (from USD 26.0)

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Embark on a ship and indulge in magnificent views along the other side of Liverpool. On this two-hour cruise, feast your eyes on the panoramic views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed waterfront as the sun sets on the horizon. The cruise starts at the Seacombe or Pier Head early in the evening and cruises out onto the Mersey River accompanied by a live band with songs that are a perfect background, while admiring the evening skyline and bright lights from the city. Enjoy a few drinks and some snacks while onboard and cruise the night away.

Evening Cruise with Live Music

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

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2. Enjoy crazy golfing at Ghetto Golf

Saturday’s finally here - who’s Ghetto Golfing today?! 🏌🏼‍♂️🏌🏻‍♀️ Limited walk ups available or book online at ghettogolf.co.uk 👊🏼

Posted by Ghetto Golf UK on Saturday, 19 January 2019

You will definitely have a crazy good time at Ghetto Golf with their unique space, colorful graffiti artworks full of neon lights, and a twisted 18-hole mini-golf course. This is a perfect venue for a hip and chill vibe in the evening, for meeting new people and enjoying a few drinks at their exceptional cocktail bar featuring top local DJ’s. Enjoy a cozy outdoor bar and their Barbecue Masters for a magnificent food experience. You will definitely have an awesome time drinking, dancing, and enjoying the superb street food all through the night!

Ghetto Golf

Address: Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street L8 5XJ

Website: Ghetto Golf

Opening hours: Mon - Wed: 3pm - 1am; Thu - Fri: 12pm - 1am; Sat - Sun: 11am - 1am

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3. Visit Merseyside Maritime History Museum

Treat your dad to an unforgettable Sunday lunch this Father’s Day at our stunning Maritime Dining Room: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime/visit/dining/

Posted by Merseyside Maritime Museum on Thursday, 15 June 2017

Travel back through history in this immersive and informative Maritime History Museum to know the importance of Liverpool as a gateway to the world. If you are interested in knowing the rich history of Liverpool and you’re curious about how it came about, this is the perfect place for you. With the museum’s collections of maritime paintings, ship models, other posters from the golden age liners, to major exhibitions of the untold story of Titanic and Liverpool, this museum definitely feeds your curious and wondering mind.

Merseyside Maritime History Museum

Address: Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4AQ

Website: Merseyside Maritime History Museum

Opening hours: 10am - 5pm (daily)

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4. Catch a Spare Rib Burlesque & Cabaret Show

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Posted by The Spare Rib Burlesque & Cabaret on Wednesday, 27 February 2019

The Spare Rib Burlesque & Cabaret Show is one of the must-see shows in Liverpool and travelers from all over the world make sure to catch their shows around town. This is an extravagant show that promotes inclusivity and acceptance in gender, body shapes and sizes. Their shows consist of strong and beautiful women of different colors and sizes that make the stage come alive and entertaining. It is an amazing show from start to finish, with new and fresh talents that make the entire show unique.

Spare Rib Burlesque & Cabaret Show

Address: Parr St, Liverpool L1 4JN, UK

Website: Spare Rib Burlesque & Cabaret Show

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5. Try your luck and gamble at Genting Casino


Genting Casino is a perfect place for an ultimate night out and exciting fun. For first-timers, don’t you worry since there is no need to feel apprehensive because the friendly staff of the casino will welcome and assist you with what you need depending on your level of experience. The casino ensures fun for everyone. This casino has it all from blackjack, roulette, gaming, sports lounge, fancy restaurants, stylish bars, live entertainment and so much more. Come and visit Genting Casino and experience top entertainment!

Genting Casino

Address: Queen Square, Whitechapel, Liverpool L1 1RH, England

Website: Genting Casino

Opening hours: 12pm - 6am (daily)

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6. Discover the childhood homes of Beatles' members

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Now, who doesn’t love the Beatles? They are one of the most famous bands of all time and their songs have lived on through generations. The Beatles have become so iconic over the decades that tourists from all over the world have come to London in search of their childhood homes and to know more about The Beatles band. Take this tour and have the opportunity to go inside the houses of John Lennon and Paul McCartney for a unique experience and great value for money for any Beatles fan.

Beatles Homes

Address: Woolton and Allerton, Liverpool, England

Website: Beatles Homes

Price: 12 USD

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7. Enjoy go-karting at TeamSport Karting

Half Price Karting

Posted by TeamSport Karting on Tuesday, 17 April 2018

For adrenaline junkies, TeamSport Karting is the place for you. This features a challenging track of bends and straights for a heart-pumping race. Test your driving and controlling skills as you put the pedal to the metal and see who wins at the end! This place is perfect for some action and the staff is a responsible team, always putting the safety of the riders first. So don’t worry if you’ve never tried go-karting, TeamSport Karting will give you an exciting and unforgettable day at the tracks.

TeamSport Karting

Address: Sefton Street, Liverpool, Lancashire L3 4BQ

Website: TeamSport Karting

Opening hours: 9am - 11pm (daily)

Price: 39 USD

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8. Check out masterpieces at Tate Gallery

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Posted by Tate on Monday, 22 April 2019

Tate is an institution that houses four art galleries in London. From international art to modern and contemporary art, Tate Gallery has a spectacular display of famous art pieces and artists who bring you back to the rich culture and history of timeless pieces. They also feature exhibitions like optical art from artists of the 1960s to today, that combine lines and geometric shapes and eye-popping colors to create art that fools the eye. Tate has so much more artwork to be seen with the naked eye, so a visit would really be a treat.

Tate Gallery

Address: Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, L3 4BB

Website: Tate Gallery

Opening hours: 10am - 5:50pm (daily)

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9. Have a laugh at The Laughterhouse Comedy Club

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Posted by LAUGHTERHOUSE COMEDY on Sunday, 4 June 2017

If you are up for a good laugh and a hilarious evening, come and have a good time at Laughterhouse Comedy Club. They are home to the best stand-up comedians in the country and they have mastered the art of a perfect stand-up comedy with an intimate setting so that everybody sees the comedy and an inviting atmosphere. Their tickets always sell out so make sure to buy yours in advance to have a sure seat!

The Laughterhouse Comedy Club

Address: 13-15 Fenwick St, Liverpool L2 7LS, UK

Website: The Laughterhouse Comedy Club

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 10pm (closed on Sun)

Price: 20 USD

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10. Explore the International Slavery Museum

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Posted by International Slavery Museum on Tuesday, 22 January 2019

The International Slavery Museum features untold stories of enslaved people and the historical and contemporary slavery. This museum holds a collection of pieces that had a deep impact on the transatlantic world of slavery. One of which is the Racist Memorabilia which reflect the history of racism and discrimination towards people of African descent. The museum also focuses on bringing awareness to slavery in today’s world.

International Slavery Museum

Address: Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AQ

Website: International Slavery Museum

Opening hours: 10am - 5pm (daily)

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Fun and excitement in Liverpool

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Discover these fun and exciting places in Liverpool, UK, for an unforgettable time with yourself. Learn to enjoy yourself and be in the moment and discover the qualities and skills you didn’t know you had in you. If you’re planning to embark on a solo trip then these things to do should definitely feature on your to-do list.

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