Albert Dock is the perfect place to start and end your Liverpool coach tour

Whether it’s your first visit to the city or you’re scouse born and bred, you’ll want to check this out.

Did you know you can tour our amazing city, stopping off at all the landmarks that have become part of our rich history, all from one stunning location? Albert Dock has long attracted visitors to the city, offering restaurants, bars, museums and galleries plus many festivals and celebrations throughout the year, and now you explore the city with a bus tour right from the heart of the dock too.

Albert Dock

Grab your tickets from the Anchor Courtyard or on board and hop on, and off one of four services that operate every thirty minutes, that’s more tour buses than you can shake a Beatles wig at! Take in the sights of our cathedrals, sporting venues, world class waterfront, stunning architecture, historic buildings, unmissable statues and more.

Watch above as our Jay met up with Clare Rawlinson from Albert Dock to find out more.

There are four, friendly operators based at Albert Dock just waiting to show you the very best of Liverpool. Choose from Liverpool City Sights, City Explorer, City Explorer LFC and the Magical Mystery Tour. All boasting the best, most-knowledgeable and entertaining tour guides, you’re in for a treat once you climb on board. Whether you’re fascinated by our history, a super fan of footy or a lover of our music, the tour guides here will wow you with their extensive knowledge….and we hear they like a bit of a sing song too!

Here’s 8 things you need to know about Albert Dock bus tours of Liverpool…

1 – Ready & Waiting

Tour buses are lined up ready to take you on a journey from Albert Dock from 10am, 7 days per week. With services running every 30 minutes, you can hop on and off a number of tours, or simply return to Albert Dock for lunch, dinner or drinks.

2 – We Speak Your Language

You might not be able to understand our accent, but our tours speak your language. With multilingual staff, printed guides and audio equipment, you can soak up all the intricate details about our city and it’s people, and we’ll teach you a bit of scouse too.

3 – Stay & Explore even longer

Albert dock at Night

Liverpool City Sights offers a 48 hour ticket enabling you to stay, play and explore the city for even longer. A great way to really get your moneys worth during a weekend in Liverpool.

4 – To Anfield!

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City Explorer now runs a dedicated tour bus that any LFC fan will want to check out. Grab your tickets and jump on board at Albert Dock for a tour to Anfield, tracing the history and meteoric rise of our beloved club, along the way.

5 – Treat the Kids

Did you know some tour bus tickets are as cheap as £2.50 for kids? You’re never too old to enjoy the thrill of sitting at the front of an open top double decker, and what a perfect way to spend a Saturday with the little ones. Affordable fun for all ages.

6 – Do the Double!

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Did you know you can double up on your bus tour and also view our amazing city from the River Mersey too? Grab your City Explorer ticket and tag on the Mersey Ferry option for as little as £12.50!

7 – Goin’ The Cavern?

The Guide Liverpool

For Beatles fans the world over, the Magical Mystery Tour is an absolute must on a visit to Liverpool. Did you know that your ticket not only takes you to the most iconic Beatles landmarks in the city, but it also grants you entry to The Cavern the same night too? Who’s staying for a pint?

8 – Albert Dock Eats

Gusto, Albert Dock

Whether you’re around for breakfast, lunch, snacks or dinner, there’s a bit to eat for you before and after your tour at Albert Dock. From sophisticated dining and cocktails at Gusto to a sandwich and soup from Tate Café or even a sweet treat from Puffle Waffle or a quick bag of chips from Docklands Fish & Chips. Work up an appetite on your tour and tuck in!

Check our Liverpool City Sights, City ExplorerCity Explorer LFC and Magical Mystery Tours for tickets and route info and head to for more information about what’s on, where to eat, drink and shop or follow @theAlbertDock on Twitter for regular updates.

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