If you are tired of the same old city breaks, stuffing yourself with delicious food and sampling the best cocktails bars in town, then we have a surprise for you. Check out 15 ways to alleviate the tedium, 15 ways to challenge your mind, body and soul, 15 ways to enjoy some refreshing indoor or outdoor activity in Liverpool.
We guarantee you fun, fitness and frivolity with each of the activities in Liverpool we’ve chosen.
Location: 7-11, Sir Thomas Street, Liverpool, L1 6BW
Amongst the numerous escape games that have descended upon the city Breakout, Liverpool is definitely the most popular and it’s easy to see why.
Basically, you book your game, turn up, get locked in and then attempt to escape using cryptic clues and your wits.
There are seven thrilling themes to choose from and each has its own complex back story with a mystery for you to solve in order to win your freedom.
Not for the fainthearted Breakout is a test of mind against matter. A fun, adventurous activity in Liverpool for the whole group to get involved in.
Awesome Walls Climbing Centre
Location: St Albans Church, Athol Street, Liverpool,L5 9TN
Take yourself to church but instead of trying to get to heaven with prayer, try to climb there instead.
Inside an ancient converted church, built in 1849, Awesome Wall’s is now home to the professional cliff climbers and beginner boulder jumpers among us.
There are climbing walls of all abilities from tiny walls for beginners to 17.5-metre-high ones with overhanging tips.
So, you can take on the monolithic structures just like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible, or stick to the smaller scale climbs until you’ve mastered your technique.
Ultimate Indoor Paintball
Location: Unit 3, Vauxhall Business Centre, 131 Vauxhall Road, Liverpool, L3 6BN
Give anybody a gun that fires coloured paint and watch as they transform from your lifelong friend into Rambo.
At Ultimate Indoor Paintball, you and your friends can club together to take on total strangers, or go head to head against each other in a battle to the end.
Get covered head to toe in paint and have a blast whilst doing so. Enjoy playing games like capture the flag and search and destroy where you can engage your tactical brain to wipe out the competition and come out on top.
Location: Ghetto Golf, Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street, Liverpool, L8 5XJ
Now that the Masters have been and gone we can all stop taking golf so seriously and enjoy a round of Ghetto Golf in the spirit it was intended. Fun.
Where better to show off your golfing greatness than in a graffiti covered ancient brewery with a cocktail in one hand and your golf club in the other.
What’s more, your game of golf will be accompanied with live tunes from the DJ and some delicious street food courtesy of Meet Frank, a unique and fun activity in Liverpool for everyone.
Location: 31 Paul Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 6DX
You’ve seen it, you’ve heard about it but you’ve yet to try virtual reality gaming at VRHere in Liverpool.
This amazing gaming concept is great for those who like to stay up to date with the latest developments in gaming technology. Or for those who simply want to delve into a virtual world and have some fun shooting zombies, cowboys and aliens.
There’s a huge list of games to choose from, with single player and group options available.
There’s even a game that lets you simulate doing mundane jobs like being a shop assistant or working in an office which is more fun than it sounds apparently!
Laser Combat Liverpool
Location: Dunnings Bridge Road, Aintree/ Bootle, Liverpool, L30 6TA
Spread across a 55000-square foot playing area, Laser Combat in Liverpool is the perfect place to go and pretend to shoot your friends.
Don your camouflage gear, war paint included, and take your place in the arena. Next, you and your friends will be faced with a series of challenging obstacles designed to make the most of your gaming experience.
The latest technology and uniquely designed war zones are combined at Laser Combat to ensure you can all enjoy a little outdoor activity in Liverpool together.
New Bird Skate Park
Location: 49 New Bird St, Liverpool L1 0DN
Built by skaters, used by skaters, decorated by skater artists. New Bird Skatepark is in the heart of the trendy Baltic Quarter of Liverpool.
For an experience of street skating in Liverpool, this is the latest and edgiest outdoor skate place to go.
Whether you are a beginner, a novice or simply a spectator of the sport, New Bird skate park is perfect for watching experienced skaters carry out some breath-taking stunts.
The surrounding area is part of Liverpool’s creative and artistic area, the Baltic Quarter, and is a great place to enjoy some delicious food, tasty drinks, live music, performance art and much, much more.
Dance classes Arthouse
If you feel like it’s time to spruce up your moves or fancy learning some new ones then how’s about a dance class at Arthouse Hotel.
Choose from a whole list of dance lessons, including Grease and Glee themed sessions. You and a group of others can get together and spend an hour and a half under the tutelage of a professional dance instructor.
During the allotted time you will warm up, learn a routine, pick up some fail-safe dance moves and warm down.
For those celebrating a special occasion, the boy or girl of the hour even gets a little gift on the house.
Ideal for hen parties or those looking for a fun activity in Liverpool that’s unique and entertaining.
Location: 61-69 Seel St, Liverpool L1 4AZ
Go freestyle, play dodgeball or basketball even take your trampolining skills to the tumble track for a high-flying activity in Liverpool’s Spring City.
Not just for kids, this amazing arena is filled with springy surfaces of all shapes and sizes ready for you to fling your weight from one side of the room to the other.
You can go it alone or as part of a group, no matter what the size of your party you are guaranteed to have a memorable time on a visit to Spring City.
Liverpool Cycle Tours
Location: 67 Norfolk St, Liverpool L1 0BE
See as much of Liverpool as possible whilst you are here, as there’s loads you won’t want to miss.
On Liverpool Cycle Tours you can choose the perfect tour to include your interest and match your cycling ability.
See the highlights of Liverpool in the quickest way possible, avoiding being stuck in a bus or a taxi tour instead feel the rush of fresh air as you whizz around the city on your bicycle.
The tour will stop for perfect photo opportunities at the best landmarks of Liverpool. On certain tour packages, you can even call in at a pub on the riverside to wet your whistle before undertaking the next leg of your expedition.
Liverpool Watersports Centre
Location: 110 Mariners Wharf,Queens Dock,Liverpool L3 4DG
The River Mersey is perhaps one of Liverpool’s most iconic features, why not take a dip in it whilst you are visiting.
For wet and wild activity in Liverpool, Liverpool Watersports Centre is perfect for all out water park fun.
Don your wetsuits and take the plunge from the huge inflatable water trampoline or hurl yourself around the blow-up obstacle course.
The ideal way to get refreshed and enjoy some outdoor activity in Liverpool.
Charter a Boat
Location: Merseyside (www.charterboats-uk.co.uk/port/liverpool)
Fancy yourself a sea dawg? Then charter a boat to take you on an expedition around Liverpool Marina and the Bay area.
Go for some summertime fishing or to check out nearby shipwrecks. Brush up on your sailing skills and see if you can land yourself a whopper with expert fisherman to guide you.
Have a whale of a time whilst enjoying some seafaring action in Liverpool.
Industry.1 Liverpool Wake Park
Location: 110 Mariners Wharf, Liverpool, L3 4DG
From beginner’s sessions to their new Girls Ride night, Industry.1 Liverpool Wake Park is the ultimate outdoor activity in Liverpool.
Learn from scratch or book progression lessons with wakeboarding pro’s and coaches who really know their stuff.
Why not attend their Friday night jam sessions, where gifted riders and beginners get together to get inspired and show off their tricks?
After the session is over and you’ve witnessed some awesome wakeboarding action, head to Camp and Furnace for beers and food, all part of the package. Become part of the wakeboarding community and who knows you might pick up a new hobby for life.
Yoga Sefton Park
Location: Sefton Park Palm House,Sefton Park, L17 1AP (sat nav use L17 1AL)
If the above is all too much and you feel you need to rebalance and centre your mind and soul then make your way to Sefton Park for a Yoga lesson in the most tranquil environment, the Palm House.
Here you can practice your Hatha or Yin Yoga whilst enhancing your inner harmony with the nature that’s all around you.
The ambience of the Palm House is exotic and bathed in natural light, and is a stunning piece of Liverpool’s history to visit.
Location: Roscoe St, Liverpool, L1 9DW
Did you watch Hunger Games and think, I could rock a bow and arrow?
Well now’s your chance to prove it at Liverpool’s Combat Archery where you will be challenged by a whole host of thrilling adventure games.
Capture the Flag, Every Man for himself and even some target practices with a game of Bullseye. All games which have been designed to sharpen your archery skills and quicken your reaction.
Fast becoming the most popular indoor-outdoor activity in Liverpool, Combat Archery guarantees an exhilarating and unforgettable day out together in the city.
After all this amazing indoor and outdoor activity in Liverpool, you’ll need some time to recharge. Why not pay a visit to one of these amazing Liverpool spas’ all within an hour of the city centre.