Sunday , September 15 2019
Home / Explore the City / 20 Bank Holiday Weekend Activities in Liverpool

20 Bank Holiday Weekend Activities in Liverpool

Here’s to hoping this Easter Bank Holiday in Liverpool is a sunny one!

But whatever the weather, there’s plenty of activities in Liverpool waiting for you to enjoy.

To ensure you have an unforgettable weekend with family and friends, we’ve found the best Bank Holiday weekend activities in Liverpool for you to choose from.

Featuring everything from family-friendly days out to sipping on Aperol Spritz in the sun, there’s something for everyone…

Boozy Bank Holiday Brunch

Following its huge success on Bold Street, Maray has taken the Liverpool suburbs by storm.

Boasting an open kitchen, marble bars and plenty of space for dining, Maray on Allerton Road has become a go-to spot for brunch and dinner.

Brunch at Maray is served on Saturday and Sunday between 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Perfect for the warmer days, you can expect everything from eggs and avocado to bloody Marays and spritz.

Pina Coladas at Santa Chupitos

What better way to spend a sunny day than at Santa Chupitos, Liverpool?

A local favourite Santa’s are the experts when it comes to crafting cocktails well-worth an Instagram.

Catch up with friends as you sip away on a tasty and refreshing Pina Colada. You may be on Slater Street, but your taste buds will have jetted off to somewhere much more exotic!

Travel Up the Cathedral Tower

What better way to take in breathtaking sights of Liverpool than from one of the city’s landmarks itself?

At the striking Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, the Tower Experience will elevate you to the top of the Liverpool Catherdal Tower.

Undoubtedly one of the most memorable activities in Liverpool, you can take in the mesmerising, panoramic views across the city centre and beyond.

The tour is open daily from between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Bank Holiday Breakfast in Liverpool

What better way to start the day than with a Tavern breakfast?

Their award winning Full English Breakfast is one we never tire of, yet their extensive menu certainly spurs temptation.

And don’t fret, if you’re more sweet than savoury, there’s an array of options to choose from. Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in tasty French Toast or fluffy Nutella & Strawberry Pancakes!

Relax in a Sunny Beer Garden

Whether its Liverpool or Ibiza, the sun gets us thinking about two words: drinking outside.

There’s an array of fantastic beer gardens in Liverpool to enjoy over the sunnier months, yet we’re particularly loving Buyers Club and the newly opened HUS rooftop terrace.

Illuminated by fairy lights, Buyers Club’s beer garden is a hidden gem that’s well worth a Bank Holiday visit for a glass of Aperol Spritz!

Get Competitive at Ghetto Golf

Let your competitive streak run wild at one of Liverpool’s most popular new attractions, Ghetto Golf.

Give it your best swing as you compete in arguably the most colourful, vibrant golf venue we’ve ever seen!

With 18 holes to keep you busy, the vivid warehouse venue is located within the former Cains Brewery.

Spend the Weekend on Lark Lane

One of the city’s hidden gems, you’ll find bustling Lark Lane nestled away next to Sefton Park.

Head to the cosy and rustic Moon & Pea for a fresh and delicious breakfast, before exploring every corner of Larks Vintage Clothing and Gifts Emporium.

With an array of independent shops to browse and a fabulous beer garden at The Lodge, Lark Lane is the perfect way to fill a lazy afternoon.

Later on, stop for a chat to Lark Lane locals at the wonderfully quirky Keith’s Wine Bar, before stumbling home with a trusty Fish and Chips from Andy’s!

Bank Holiday Vintage Shopping in Liverpool

If vintage shopping is right up your street, then Liverpool is the place to be.

Explore the nooks and crannies of Liverpool’s hidden gems, as you’re transported to the roaring 20s and swinging 60s.

Whether you’re after glamorous statement accessories or unique pieces for your wardrobe, visiting the array of vintage shops in Liverpool is guaranteed to be a day well spent!

Live Music in Liverpool at The Caledonia

Soak up the best of Liverpool’s live music scene at The Caledonia. Regulars include The Loose Moose String Band, best loved for their Western acoustic sounds.

Renowned for a lively Sunday line up, choose from tasty cask ales and vegan treats while you sit back and relax. The Caledonia serves up a wide range of vegan pub grub ranging from hearty burgers and hot dogs to delicious cakes.

Situated in the city’s scenic Georgian Quarter, this cosy gem is a definite local favourite that you won’t want to miss.

A Scenic Picnic at Calderstones Park

Pack a picnic for a sunny day in family-friendly Calderstones Park Liverpool.

Complete with a tranquil lake and spacious fields, charming woodland and the vivid Japanese Garden, spend hours exploring this South Liverpool favourite.

The Reader Cafe located within the park is a perfect spot to stock up on treats and light, healthy dishes if you fancy eating out instead.

A Family Visit to Speke Hall

For an unforgettable day out with the family, why not bring everybody along to Speke Hall Garden and Estate in Liverpool?

One of the most scenic spots in the city, bring along a picnic and explore the enchanting gardens and hidden pathways.

For the perfect Easter activity in Liverpool, the little ones can take part in the Cadbury Egg Hunt from 14 – 17 April.

The stunning Tudor house is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, while outdoor family activities including the maze, play areas, Childe of Hale trail and the coastal reserve are open every day.

Explore The World Museum

One of the best-loved family days out in Liverpool, The World Museum is truly a place of wonder, whether you’re 10 years old or 40 years old!

Travel through space and time at the Planetarium as you sit back and gaze at the stars, take party in wonderfully creative workshops and explore the ins and outs of the Bug House.

For history lovers in Liverpool, this  museum is simply a must. Relive the time that dinosaurs walked the Earth and delve into the world of Ancient Egypt for a Bank Holiday day out that you won’t forget.

A Bank Holiday Bike Ride at Otterspool

Grab your bikes and cycle off to Otterspool for a Bank Holiday weekend of fun in Liverpool!

Whether you fancy a breezy bike ride or more of a challenge, the flat, straight path is perfect for a scenic cycle in the sun.

And if the North West weather takes a turn for the worst, you can find shelter in the Otters Cafe or The Britannia Inn.

A Bank Holiday Walk On the Wirral

A family day out or romantic walk in the sun wouldn’t be complete without picturesque views and some large scoops of ice cream! On a warm day, it doesn’t get much better than a walk through Parkgate, only a short drive away on the Wirral.

Take a Bank Holiday walk and reward yourself with a delicious, award winning ice cream from Nicholls Ice Cream.

And if in need of a pint and some chunky chips, there’s no need to travel far. You’ll find The Ship, The Boathouse, The Old Quay and The Red Fox on hand to choose from.

Visit the British Music Experience

Since opening in March 2017, the British Music Experience has become one of the most exciting music attractions in Liverpool.

The museum features 600+ items to discover, featuring stage outfits and instruments to memorabilia. If you’re yet to visit, Bank Holiday weekend is the perfect opportunity.

Celebrating British music from then and now, the British Music Experience incorporates everything from dazzling David Bowie outfits to interactive experiences sure to keep the little ones hooked.

Located within the Cunard Building along the Pier Head, its a fantastic choice for a family day out in the heart of Liverpool city centre.

Book a Spa Day at Morgan’s Spa

Morgan's Spa - luxury Liverpool break

While you’re making the most of time off, why not enjoy a relaxing Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool at Morgan’s Spa?

Located within 30 James Street Hotel – Home of the Titanic, you’ll discover this tranquil hideout equipped with all the treatments you could imagine.

An experience that can be enjoyed alone, with your other half or with a group of family and friends, sink into the 40 square foot hydrotherapy pool, guaranteed to leave you feeling restored and refreshed.

Take a BBQ to Sefton Park

Ask any Liverpool local where you’re best taking a BBQ and we’re sure Sefton Park will be top of the list!

Sefton’s open field spaces are a Bank Holiday must for students and families in Liverpool. Bring along a picnic blanket and some games for an afternoon of sunbathing and fun.

With the ideal balance of sun and shade, this weekend is the perfect excuse for a trip to Tesco, a throwaway BBQ and some tasty treats and Pimms!

Visit the Beautiful Hale Village

Hale Village is a hidden gem just outside of Speke in Liverpool.

The village is renowned for the legend of the Childe of Hale, John Middleton. The legend tells of Hale’s very own giant, who is believed to have grown to the height of 9 feet 3 inches.

Hale is believed to have slept with his feet out the window of his whitewashed thatched cottage, which tourists can visit as well as Hale’s grave, which is located in St Mary’s Church.

Visitors can admire the village’s multitude of thatched roof cottages, which are hundreds of years old. The grand houses built in the inter-war years are also known to captivate those passing through the village.

For those that looking for a family walk near Liverpool, head to Within Way, where a kissing gate and sign post will take you further along your journey. Walking along the Mersey Way trail, you’ll find an array of wildlife and scenery as well as the Hale Head Lighthouse.

The trail will bring you back to the village, where we suspect you may want to stop off for a hearty pub meal at The Childe of Hale Public House or The Wellgton Hotel.

Discover Liverpool’s Art Galleries

Liverpool showcases a wide variety of artsy spaces for fuelling your creative side!

From a more traditional gallery experience, we recommend heading to the Tate Liverpool or the Walker Art Gallery, where you’ll find everything from Tracey Emin and William Blake In Focus to Victorian paintings and watercolours.

And for those in search of Liverpool’s quirky art venues, you’ll discover the prime spots tucked away on some of Liverpool’s best loved side streets.

The Bluecoat is one of the city’s most treasured buildings, offering a unique range of exhibitions, while FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) plays host to fantastic art projects, exhibitions and independent films.

Afternoon Tea at 30 James Street

afternoon tea

A delightful treat in the heart of Liverpool, 30 James Street Hotel has an unmissable Afternoon Tea deal.

Tuck into sweet and savoury treats as you sip away on tea or Prosecco – it’s entirely your choice!

The Titanic-themed hotel is a wonderful spot to take a break from shopping as you soak up the history and character of one of Liverpool’s most stunning buildings.

We’d love to hear how you’ll be spending this Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool.

If you’ve been inspired by our Bank Holiday activities in Liverpool, please let us know in the comments below!

Related Post

About Jessica

Jessica is an English and History graduate with a passion for writing about Liverpool, from local history to cultural events.

Check Also

pubs in Liverpool to watch football

10 of the Best Bars and Pubs to Watch Live Football in Liverpool

If you’re planning to watch the football in Liverpool but you can’t decide where to …

Leave a Reply