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Accessible Highlights of Liverpool Guided Tour

This half-day accessible Highlights of Liverpool Guided Tour is a great way to experience the very best of the city in the shortest amount of time. Escorted by your private tour guide, you will explore the historic Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and admire some world-famous Beatles landmarks along the way.

Your day will begin by meeting your private, local tour guide at the Liverpool cruise dock or centrally located Liverpool hotel. From here, you will enjoy a leisurely stroll to Canada Boulevard, dedicated to all the Canadians who fought in the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II. The Boulevard attests to Liverpool’s crucial contribution to the Battle of the Atlantic, and the walkway is peppered with memorial plaques in memory of the fallen fighters. Continue through World Heritage Liverpool, admiring the wonderful Three Graces and the waterfront statues of the Beatles, Ronald Ross and Second World War hero Captain “Johnnie” Walker.

Next, you will board your accessible vehicle for a short drive to the old Royal Albert Dock, a historic complex of dock building and warehouses. The Dock opened in 1846 and was the first structure in Britain to be built from cast iron, brick and stone, with no structural wood. While here, you will get out to experience the site firsthand, as your tour guide shares interesting history with you that covers Liverpool’s maritime past, its involvement in the history of slave trade and the American Civil War.

The final part of your tour will be spent on a short driving tour that includes views of the famous Beatles childhood homes, Strawberry Field and Penny Lane, and Liverpool’s two twentieth century Cathedrals (Anglican and Roman Catholic).

 

The Accessible Highlights of Liverpool Guided Tour includes:

  • Accessible transportation with a wheelchair ramp
  • Tour guide familiar with he needs of disabled travelers
  • Lively commentary by your local English-speaking tour guide
  • Pickup and drop-off at the Liverpool cruise dock or your centrally located Liverpool hotel.
  • Great photo opportunities and memorable sightseeing in Liverpool!

 

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Tour Highlights

  • Canada Boulevard
  • World Heritage Liverpool
  • Three Graces
  • Waterfront statues of the Beatles, Ronald Ross and Johnnie Walker
  • Albert Dock
  • Beatles childhood homes

 

Accessibility Description

I gave the Highlights of Liverpool Guided Tour  a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating (our highest rating) because it includes a vehicle with a wheelchair ramp and is completely step-free. It did not receive a higher rating because some walking/rolling is required (approx. 1 mile).

To avoid long distances and cobblestones, you will transfer between sites using accessible transportation. Your accessible transportation on this accessible Liverpool full day tour will be in a clean, modern accessible black taxi. The car has a built-in wheelchair ramp. Manual wheelchair users and electric wheelchair users can roll into the car.

The walking/rolling portions of the tour will take place around Canada Boulevard and Albert Dock. Both areas offer flat rolling surfaces with curb cuts.

Tour Details

Tour Duration: 4.5 hours

Cost: £300 for 1-2 people, £325 for 3-4 people.

* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.

Meeting place: Liverpool cruise dock or your centrally located Liverpool hotel.

Meeting time:Morning 10 AM

Days offered: 7 days a week

Maximum number of people on tour: 4 (including max. 1 full-time wheelchair user)

Entrance Tickets: Not needed

Cancellation Policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days’ notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days’ notice, and no refund with less than 4 days’ notice. Tours run rain or shine.

Not included: Snacks/meals, gratuities.

 

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