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10 guaranteed ways to have a memorable Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool

It’s the first May Bank Holiday weekend and we feel compelled to make sure you have a great one!

There’s absolutely tonnes to do over the Bank Holiday weekend and whether you’re skint or feeling flush, there’s plenty of fun to be had that doesn’t involve missing a mortgage payment! From drinks deals to free festivals and a good old fashioned walk on the seafront, check out our top 10 fave ways to guarantee you have a brilliant Bank Holiday weekend in and around Liverpool this May.

1 – Get to a festival

We’re absolutely spoiled for choice when it comes to festivals this bank holiday weekend. From Smithdown Road to Birkenhead Park and FestEvol at Invisibale Wind Factory, there’s a stage, a band and a groove for everyone. Click here to find out more.

2 – Upgrade breakfast into brunch with cocktails at Neighbourhood

Get the girls, lads, family….whoever together and upgrade your favourite breakfast dish into brunch with a range of cocktails from Neighbourhood, Castle Street. Perfect after a night out, after a morning’s retail therapy, or before you even get started. Menu’s and booking info here.

3 – Get your sangria on with La Tasca, Queen Square

The terrace is set, the jugs are primed, all we need now is the bank holiday weekend sunshine and it’s Viva Espana time at La Tasca, Queen Square. Celebrate the extra day off work with some fab drinks offers, tasty Spanish cuisine (the seafood paella is divine!) and dine al-fresco! More info here.

4 – See the city from a different perspective

After hosting Cream Classical last weekend, Liverpool Cathedral has once again proved why it’s such an amazing venue and asset to the city. Why not climb the 108 steps of the phenomenal bell tower and view the city from the roof terrace for a totally breath-taking experience. Bookings can be made here.

5 – Rev your engines for Super Cars on the waterfront

Get a high-octane thrill with super car rally, Cars & Coffee this Sunday morning at Chung Ku restaurant. This regular Liverpool meet brings vintage, novelty, rally, super and supped-up cars together from around the country for enthusiasts and owners alike to appreciate…plus there’s freshly brewed coffee and Chinese bacon butties! More info and times here.

6 – Surround yourself with cute dogs in Birkenhead

Wirral animal sanctuary are holding a dog show at Birkenhead Park Festival this weekend and with prize categories such as ‘Prettiest Girl ‘Best Trick’ ‘Cutest Puppy’ and ‘Best Veteran’ we’re all set to awwwwwww our way throughout the whole thing! Find out more here.

7 – Go Comic book crazy with Judge Dredd

A great one for kids and comic book fans of any age! The Victoria Gallery, Ashton Street is hosting an awesome retrospective exhibition on the art of Liverpool-born comic book artist and writer, John Higgins, creator of Judge Dredd and Watchmen (to name a few). Check it out here.

8 – Rack em up and play ball at Roxy Ball Room & Roof Terrace

Fancy a brilliant night out full of old school fun? Then rock up to the Roxy Ball Room & Roof Terrace and line-up your subs to enter epic Ping Pong, beer pong, and pool sessions, littered with a great range of light bites, cocktails and craft beers. Find out more about their Bank Holiday deals here.

9 – See the Liver Birds from the stunning new Hudson House Seafood & Bar

It’s not only bank holiday weekend, its also payday weekend too! Why not treat yourself to a light lunch, sumptuous dinner or even just cocktails at the bar or outdoor terrace at the beautiful Hudson House Seafood & Bar. The view of the internationally famous Three Graces is unrivalled….cheers to that! More info here.

10 – Take a stroll through the pinewoods and sand dunes of Formby

Formby Beach Sand Dunes

Whether you’ve had a mad one and need some fresh air, or you’ve Netflixed and chilled all weekend, what better way to end the long weekend than with a walk along the beach. Again we’re spoiled for choice here in the North West with miles of stunning coastline to enjoy, so stick your wellies on and blow out the cobwebs with a bank holiday wander. More parks and walks inspo here.

What’s your favourite Bank Holiday activity in and around Liverpool? Tweet us your plans @TheGuideLpool or email us info@theguideliverpool.com and we’ll share the best on our socials.

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