Be in..Liverpool

Be in.. Liverpool. When it comes to finding things to do, Liverpool will not disappoint. The sheer variety of offerings is what makes Liverpool so appealing.

When it comes to finding things to do, Liverpool will not disappoint. There are a number of must-see attractions across the city. To name a few attractions, the world-famous Albert Docks located by Liverpool’s striking waterfront and is home to The Beatles Story, there is also the International Slavery Museum and Tate Liverpool. The sheer variety of offerings is what makes Liverpool so appealing.

You can’t talk about Liverpool without mentioning the plethora of sporting teams. Both Everton F.C and Liverpool F.C are very successful and between them have 12 FA Cup titles, 10 League Cup titles and many more. Aside from football, Liverpool is also notorious for boxing, did you know that in the GB Boxing team, and 2012 London Olympics, the most represented city is Liverpool?

If sport isn’t your thing, then Liverpool is steeped in history for performing arts. Holding place to several annual theatre festivals, such as the Liverpool Shakespeare festival which takes place inside Liverpool Cathedral every summer, there is always something going on. Developing the next generation of performing arts students, Liverpool is also home to the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) a world-renowned school for performing arts. With the highest number of museums and galleries than any other UK city outside of the capital, even on rainy days there is something to do.

Need a bit of retail therapy after all that culture? Liverpool ONE is one of Europe’s leading retail and leisure destinations. From cinemas to crazy gold and with over 170 shops, bars and restaurants there is something for everyone.

When it comes to property, the average house price in Liverpool is £165,056 (according to Zoopla). However this is on the rise, with some prices in Merseyside increasing six-fold over the past 20 years. Recently, it has been named as the top stop for buy to let yields in the UK. This city is definitely an attractive investment for property developers.

If you’re a family with young children then schools will be an important factor to you. In 2016 there were 40 schools in Liverpool that were rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted ranging from nurseries to specialist schools. Some of the secondary schools included King David High School, St Edward’s College, The Belvedere Academy and The Blue Coat Grammar School.

It’s not just about the city centre either, beyond the city there are towns to explore. Southport is less than an hour away by train and has the second longest Pier in Britain…a perfect setting to enjoy fish and chips on a sunny weekend! Nearby in Knowsley there is a Safari Park which is home to over 700 wild animals from camels to tigers - a fantastic family day out.

Only 2 hours away from London by train and close by to the UKs motorway network, it is an easily accessible city from any direction of the country.

It’s safe to say that living in Liverpool is never dull, Liverpool is a vibrant city with the plenty of culture and things to do. A spirited city with lots of opportunities, contact Belvoir Liverpool today to find out more.

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