Things to do in the North West


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Sport Tours

Includes entry into The Liverpool FC Story, the club's interactive museum and its latest exhibition,The Steven Gerrard Collection, the former captain's personal collection of footballing memorabilia.

Libraries

Central Library is a beautifully re-modelled building with Wi-Fi access throughout the building, 150 computers and iPads, and a game area with free to use Xbox 360.

Zoos

We're the UK's most visited zoo with over 15000 animals and 500 different species. We're open daily from 10am with free parking.

Historic Sites

Follow in the footsteps of the Roman soldier patrols, the medieval archers and the elegant Georgian promenaders and enjoy unique panoramic views of Chester.

Cathedrals & Churches

Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub,a centre of musical excellence and a unique blend of medieval and modern history.

Parks

Grosvenor Park is a Grade II* registered park located close to Chester City Centre and together with the riverfront and the neighbouring St. Johns Church and ruins, forms a significant cultural precinct in the heart of Chester.

Heritage Sites

Eastgate and Eastgate Clock in Chester stand on the site of the original entrance to the Roman fortress of Deva Victrix. It is a prominent landmark in the city of Chester and is said to be the most photographed clock in England after Big Ben.

Museums

The Grosvenor Museum houses collections exploring the history of Chester, its art and silver heritage, and its natural history.Find out about life during the Roman military occupation and visit the Period House.

Parks

Chester's Roman Gardens date from the 1950's when a public park was created to display a collection of finely carved building fragments from the Roman legionary fortress of Deva.

Museums

The Museum of Liverpool reflects the city's global significance through its unique geography, history and culture. Visitors can explore how the port, its people, their creative and sporting history have shaped the city.

Museums

The Greater Manchester Police Museum is a former police station converted into a museum and archives detailing the history of policing in Greater Manchester.

Art Galleries

We mix works from our wonderful historic collections with the best international contemporary art to bring fresh perspectives to familiar images, create visual dialogues and encourage conversation and debate.

Libraries

Manchester Central Library is the headquarters of the city's library and information service in Manchester, England. Facing St Peter's Square, it was designed by E. Vincent Harris and constructed between 1930 and 1934.

Speciality Museums

Whether youre a football fanatic, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, we want you to enjoy your visit to the worlds biggest and best football museum.

Libraries

With more than 4 million printed books and manuscripts, over 41,000 electronic journals and 500,000 electronic books, as well as several hundred databases, the library is one of the best-resourced academic libraries in the country.

Museums

Manchester Museum is a museum displaying works of archaeology, anthropology and natural history and is owned by the University of Manchester.

Parks
Free

The park is a peaceful haven only 800 metres from the City Centre, comprising formal gardens, riverside walks, childrens play area and splash park, running routes and sports facilities.