10 Non-cringey things to do in Liverpool with teenagers
Whether you’re visiting the city or just looking for something more fun to do with your tech-mad teens, we’ve lined up a few activities that might just score a few cool points for the old folks!
Is there anything worse than 1 – being dragged to town with your parents or 2 – having to drag your tech-obsessed teens to town? Faced with the prospect of running out of battery/signal and having to show interest in clothing/food/whatever (and that’s just the adults) its enough to put anyone off. Luckily Liverpool is teaming with activities and eateries perfect for spending some quality time with your teens, you might even get a #MyMumThough Instagram pic out of it!
Here’s 10 non-cringey things to do in Liverpool with your teenager…..
1 – British Music Experience, Cunard Building
The British Music Experience is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the history of popular music in Britain. State of the art effects and iconic memorabilia show how rock, pop, dance and other genres were formed and have influenced the last seventy years of British culture. Find out more here.
2 – Pancakes at Moose Coffee, Dale Street
Fuel your teens with the some of the biggest and bet pancakes the city has to offer. Moose Coffee, Dale Street is a small but bustling city centre eatery frequented by hipsters, families and gym bunnies alike. It’s always busy so make sure you book to avoid disappointment. Menus and more here.
3 – St Johns Beacon and Radio City Studios
Give your teen an Instagram worthy experience with a trip to the top of St John’s Beacon. Get a sneak peek at the Radio City studios and check out the city from a whole new perspective. Viewing times and tickets here.
4 – Get Your Game on at Central Library, William Brown Street
Did you know that our stunning Central Library, on William Brown Street has a dedicated gaming area? With free Wi-Fi access, 150 computers and ipads and free to use Xbox you can mash up a bit of weekend study with a bit of play too. Find out more here.
5 – Aquarium at World Museum, William Brown Street
There’s 5 floors of amazing artefacts and exhibits to discover at World Museum, William Brown Street, but by far the coolest bit is the aquarium. There’s all manner of amphibians, tropical fish and even piranha’s to check out. You’re never too old for a bit of Finding Nemo fun. Full what’s on listing for World Museum here.
6 – Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf at Liverpool One
Get competitive and put your dad in his place at Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf at Liverpool One. Prove your putting power and get him to pay for the drinks, and with offers like this Sunday deal for £20, you might just get weighed in with a treat at the Liverpool One shops too! Book your tee off time here.
7 – Swap Bored for a Board at the Otterspool Skatepark
If your teen is destined to be the next Tony Hawk, head down to Otterspool and encourage them to show off their moves at the skatepark. Perfect for BMX-ers, skateboarders and scooter tricks, just don’t let your mum have a go, she’ll only show you up! More info on Otterspool here.
8 – Old Skool Burgers at Almost Famous, Parr Street
If there’s on place in Liverpool that gives a taste of the old skool classics, its Almost Famous, Parr Street. Their tables are stuffed full of old party sweets and laden down with big ass burgers, special fries and boozy milkshakes! Take our money! Menus and opening times here.
9 – Book a Make-up Masterclass at Harvey Nichols Beauty Bazaar
Mums and Daughters love a bit of pamper time, it’s true and at Harvey Nichols Beauty Bazaar, Manesty’s Lane you and your teen can book in for a top class make-over while sipping on HN prosecco before choosing your favourite products to take home. More info and bookings here.
10 – Dessert stop at Kaspas, Victoria Street
The best way to bond is with dessert. After a full day shopping, cinema trip, whatever, you don’t really need any excuse, head to Kaspas on Victoria Street and forget about the calories. Enjoy a full loaded waffle and a red velvet shake and have a giggle! Book your booth and see the menu here.