40 Reasons Why Liverpool Is Amazing!
Scouse - No not the accent, 'scouse' is actually the name of a seriously tasty broth that was once eaten almost everywhere in the city, then Liverpudlians became known as 'Scousers'.
Top of the Pops - Liverpool holds the Guinness Book of Records title for being the UK's capital of pop. The city's had more number one artists than any other city in Britain.
The Beatles - Possibly the greatest of them all were the fab four, John, Paul George and Ringo are still celebrated throughout the city and you can visit sites featured in some of the their biggest songs.
Havin' a Bubble! - Liverpool has a history of producing amazing comedy talent. Big names have included; John Bishop, Charlie Higgins, Ken Dodd, Kenny Everett, Freddie Starr
Bubble Mayhen - Mad, bad and utterly bonkers to know? This Liverpool hen do activity is absolutely hilarious! See more...
Alma de Cuba - Sublime down to the finest detail, Alma de Cuba has a fantastic Latino feel with some equally exotic flavours. Try the exquisite Pea Risotto with a tasty Victoria's Secret.
Art Attack - The Walker Art Gallery is the national gallery of the north and has one of the best collections of European art outside of London.
Architecture - Liverpool has 2,500 beautiful listed buildings. Only London has more.
Medication - On your weekend you could struggle to find a dance-floor as packed as Medication's. This club is massively popular with the Liverpudlian lasses and nobody expects you to dress up, bonus!
Meet Argentinean - Liverpool is a fabulous melting pot of great flavours and Meet Argentinean brings the very best steaks and serves them up with style in one of our favourite cities.
Dancing - You can't have all the music without some dancing. You and the girls can step into the groove at a hilarious dance workshop. Read more...
Metquarter - The home of Liverpool's fashion and beauty designer brands, Gieves & Hawkes, Hugo Boss, MAC and Armani Exchange can all be found here. Maybe leave the credit cards in the hotel girls!
Liverpool Cathedral - It's a whopper! Liverpool's cathedral is the largest in the country and the fifth largest in the world.
Just the Ticket - The Liverpool/Manchester railway was the first passenger-carrying railway in the world and gave birth to the idea of commuting... although maybe that isn't such a good thing?
John Lennon - It's a little known fact that John was actually born during an air raid on October 9th, 1940.
Recording Studio - Perhaps you can create a new supergroup? Only one way to find out by getting the hens together for a recording session. See more...
Liverpool Ladies FC - Girls can do it too y'know! Liverpool Ladies are a force to be reckoned with in the FA WSL boasting a fair few England 'Lionesses' in their ranks.
Cilla Black - One of the biggest recording artists of her time, Cilla went on to earn a 'lorra, lorra lolly' as one of the UK's highest paid TV stars.
London Carriage Works - The beautiful dishes that London Carriage Works provides are a delight to enjoy in wonderfully metropolitan surroundings made complete with a sparkling glass of champers.
Bierkeller - The city's premiere German Bierkeller is a barrel of laughs and it makes for the perfect evening of entertainment for your bunch of thirsty fraulines! See more...
Daniel Craig - Yep, the sexiest Bond ever is actually a Liverpool lad, we wonder what Bond would sound like with a Scouse accent?
School Sports Day - Rediscover your childhood spirit in this blast from the past where you'll take on madcap challenges like the Egg and Spoon Race, Tug of War and the utterly bonkers Spacehopper sprint! See more...
Cavern Quarter - This area is pricey but Cavern Walks is fabulous window shopping with some gorgeous designer brands to drool over.
Chibuku - In the elegant surrounds of a renovated theatre Chibuku is one of Liverpool's best nights out! A stunning venue that has some of the hottest DJ's in town.
Football - It's hard to ignore it but the city is football mad, even the most women have a preference between the local clubs, Liverpool and Everton.
Atomic Kitten - Liverpool girl group Atomic Kitten's were a massive part of the musical landscape in the 90s with hits like Eternal Flame, Whole Again and The Tide is High (Get the Feeling).
Paul O'Grady - Chat show host and creator of the fabulous Lily Savage, Paul O'Grady is about as Liverpudlian as you can get!
Liverpool ONE - This is the city's huge open-air shopping district. Here you'll find the usual high street suspects as well as designer names including the exclusive Harvey Nichol's Beauty Bazaar.
Scouse Knockout - It's the perfect way to begin your weekend of Liverpool hen do frolics. Have a go at Shoe Slinging and hope you aren't unlucky enough to end up taking the Mersey Shower! Read more...
The Monro - This is pub grub at its finest. Forget the standard pub menus, The Monro has turned classic dishes into works of art! A great starting point for any big night out.
Bumper - Forget S-Club-7, there ain't no party like a Bumper party and it is without doubt one of the city's hottest party spots and a must for your big night out.
Garlands - This gay-friendly venue is legendary with the locals and it's not hard to see why! Garlands is always fabulous, welcoming and most importantly fun as you like!
Frankie Goes to Hollywood - The hit band behind classic tunes like Relax, Two Tribes and The Power of Love are Liverpool lads through and through. 'Frankie says relax' t-shirts could make for a fabulous fancy dress theme actually...
Kingdom - Exclusive, luxury and a timeless hit with Liverpool's in-crowd, Kingdom is a real party palace. Wear your finest black cocktail dress and make sure you're packing party feet; you're going to need them! Find out more...
Horse Racing - A day at the races is a truly elegant way to spend an afternoon with the girls on your hen do that's made even better on ladies day, time to get your hats out girls.
The Cavern Club - Largely kept in it's original condition, the Cavern Club is one of the most famous music venues in the world as is considered by many to be the birthplace of the Beatles.
Ship Ship Hooray! - 40% of the world's entire shipping cargo once passed through Liverpool's port and it's hugely responsible for Britain's success at the height of the British Empire.
Tate Liverpool - As the home of modern art in the North, the Tate is bursting to the seams with creativity from Britain's finest artists. See more...
Jason Isaacs - Is it weird to say we find Lucius Malfoy a little bit sexy? Jason Isaacs has enjoyed a successful career in show business picking up starring roles on the stage and the silver screen.
Escape Game - Four different scenarios to choose from, but only one objective, escape! Do you have the wit to survive? Or will your Liverpool hen do leave town a few girls short...find out more!
Liverpool Bands - Keep tabs on the brightest new acts on the city's music scene.
Liverpool After Dark - The city's best clubs, bars and events right at your fingertips.
The Tab Liverpool - A totally fresh perspective on all things Liverpool.
Liverpool Memes - Legendary Liverpool wit in all it's glory!
- 1. The shopping: Liverpool One offers unrivalled retail therapy
- 2. The architecture: there's more Georgian buildings than Bath
- 3. The music: Liverpool's music scene, and nightlife, is buzzing
- 4. The fantastic location: the girls won't have too far to travel
- 5. The people: friendly locals and a great, warm atmosphere
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Jenny Jarvis -
Liverpool hen party,
Eight days a week...
No matter when you're thinking of visiting Liverpool, it's not just one of the best cities in the country for a hen do - the stats suggest that Liverpool is one of the best cities in Europe for a weekend away with the girls! As a UNESCO European Capital of Culture and with Trip Advisor naming it the best nightlife city in the country, it's clear to see that Liverpool has a lot going for it, whether that's the brilliant shopping, the phenomenal nightlife, or the legendary music scene.
With a little help from her friends...
The nearly-wed and her party can be sure of a great time in Liverpool. TripAdvisor certainly weren't wrong, it's a fantastic city to party with a really diverse and sophisticated nightlife. Liverpudlians are also renowned for their humour and top comedy clubs, so you can share some laughs and a drink or two. And it's not all great culture and nightlife - the sights are fantastic and Liverpool has more listed buildings than any other UK city outside London as well as Albert Dock, Liverpool's biggest tourist attraction.
We can work it out...
As for our range of Liverpool hen activities, there's plenty on offer, from top class pampering to adrenaline fuelled girl power activities. If you don't fancy action or indulgence there's always a ladies' day with horseracing at Aintree (with enough notice you could even consider the Grand National) or if the bride-to-be has a shopping habit that needs to be carefully nourished Liverpool really is top of the shops and perfect for a spot of retail therapy. With so much choice you can call our team and we'll help you put a tailor made package together to perfectly suit the bride-to-be and her guests.
Can't buy me love...
While it's true money can't buy you love it can buy you shoes. Lots of shoes which is nearly as good. If you're going shopping in Liverpool then you'll be spoilt for choice, the retail scene is world class and you and the girls can shop till you drop! Check out Liverpool One, a shiny designer shopping centre that has more than 160 high street names from John Lewis to Topshop and Apple to Cath Kidston. You should also pay a visit to the exclusive Metquarter, where there's some great fashion and beauty outlets such as MAC and Molton Brown as well as designers like Tommy Hilfiger. If you're after top line fashion then pop over to the Cavern Walks, home to the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Cricket (favourite to the Liverpool WAGs). If you fancy heading further afield then Lord Street in Southport has an elegant parade of Victorian arcades and boutiques.
When it comes to accommodation in Liverpool you won't have to plump for a yellow submarine or an octopus's garden. We have fantastic options to suit every budget, close to the best activities, shopping and nightlife in and around the city centre.
Twist and shout!
Liverpool's got a hyper nightlife scene, with great bars, lively pubs and glitzy nightclubs to ensure your big night out is one to remember. Around the Matthew Street area you'll find excellent nightlife, with people partying until 7am in some venues! Add some fantastic evening entertainment that the girls will love, how about an evening of sexy hen hosts or a belly-aching comedy club? And seeing as your weekend is all about glam and making the bride-to-be the star then there should be no queueing to get in, we can arrange guest list nightclubbing for a night with real pizzazz! See all of our entertainment ideas.
In my life... - Liverpool Hen Weekend
As the Beatles once sang “There are places I'll remember in my life...” and a Liverpool hen do really will make for some amazing memories. It remains one of the most popular hen party destinations in the UK for good reason, it is well priced, has great accommodation and a host of fab activities and a party scene recognised as one of the best in the UK. Every bride-to-be wants to have a hen party to remember and simply put, the buzzing and vibrant city of Liverpool is a place where memories are made.
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