We also provide professionally designed and managed tours across the North of England in chauffeur driven cars, minibuses, coaches or as in-depth walking tours.
Wiseguides can take you or your group round all the locations in Liverpool relating to the Beatles, from their birth places to their schools, the places which inspired them, and to the many places they played.
An unforgettable experience!
And away from the waterfront, you will find Liverpool's two fine cathedrals and an impressive shopping area.
We can combine this with our fab driving tours of Liverpool,
and add on a discounted visit to The Beatles Story
They sprang to fame from The Cavern, a cellar club in Mathew Street. It took a long time for the city to realise that many Beatles fans might wish to visit this narrow street to see where it all began. In fairness, there was little to see. To make matters worse, permission was given for The Cavern to be closed to make way for a new rail tunnel and a small car park. However, a steady stream of pilgrims from all over the world continued to make their way to Mathew Street. But some far-sighted locals set out to cater for the visitors. The area began to flourish and now it is a hive of activity with Beatles shops, a re-created Cavern and a wide range of bars and restaurants in the surrounding streets, making the Mathew Street area a focal point for the city's night life.
THE BEATLES STORY
A walk-through experience that recreates the sights and sounds of the formative and chart-topping years of the Fab Four. Tour takes most visitors from one hour to 90 minutes, depending on how long you wish to linger. Situated at the Albert Dock, it is a 10 to 15-minute walk from Mathew Street. Beatles Story is open eight days a week, April to September, 10am to 6pm; October to March, 10am to 5pm. Admission: adults, £10.45 - ask about our discount rates. Phone 0161 773 0692.
We can also arrange tickets for the famous
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
This two-hour bus trip shows you The Beatles' birthplaces, schools and former homes, plus landmarks such as Penny Lane and Strawberry Field. Price: £14.50. Two tours each day, departing Tourist Information Centre, Queen Square, at 12.30pm and 2.40pm, and The Beatles Story, Albert Dock, at 12.30pm and 3pm. Tour finishes at Cavern Club. Tickets available in advance only. Phone 0161 773 0692, Or contact us by e-mail : email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> Our Beatles Combo ticket, includes the Magical Mystery Tour and The Beatles Story, £20.
20 FORTHLIN ROAD
This terraced house was the family home of Paul McCartney through the early Beatles years. This is where The beatles composed and rehearsed their earliest songs. It was also from here that Paul's brother Mike formed The Scaffold. To minimise disturbance to neighbours, visitors are only allowed inside the house if they go on the official minibus trips which operate from Albert Dock and Speke Hall.
The visit includes mini-bus trip with introductory video, photographs of family life, audio tour music and memories, viewing of official Beatles' memorabilia. Tours run on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until October 28. From November 1 to December 12, Saturdays only. Tour times: From Albert Dock, 10am, 10.50am, 11.40am and 12.30pm. Phone 0161 773 0692. Cost: adults, £11.95, child £7.45. Photography inside 20 Forthlin Road is prohibited. Tickets are not issued, and our vouchers can only be bought in advance.
Held every year at the end of August, it has grown into a festival featuring 200 bands playing at venues throughout the city centre, climaxing on Bank Holiday Monday. Also includes a convention, art exhibitions, flea markets, tours and auction. Various tickets and packages available. For a brochure, contact the organisers, Cavern City Tours, The Cavern Club, 10 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE.