Best Views in Liverpool This Summer

Summer in Our City Part 2

Nothing beats a summer sunset for the gram or a snapchat selfie against a sweeping urban view. Get the best backdrops in the city by heading to these locations! There’s breathtaking panoramas, world famous skylines and stunning green spaces all in one magnificent city.

Liverpool Cathedral

Where is it?: City Centre
What is it?: Arguably the best vantage point in the city, take a trip up two lifts and 108 steps to put yourself 500ft above sea level. Liverpool Cathedral tower allows you to see all of Liverpool’s great buildings as you take in a breathtaking 360˚ view from the rooftop of the highest cathedral in the UK – on a good clear day, you’ll see Blackpool Tower!


Where is it?: Royal Liver Buildings, Pier Head
What is it?: As one of the stunning ‘Three Graces’ on Liverpool’s waterfront,the world-famous Royal Liver Building takes pride of place at the heart of the city’s iconic waterfront, standing as a symbol of Liverpool, its history and its people. You’ll get a tour of some of the building’s hidden secrets, journeying to the 15th floor to get panoramic views across Liverpool from the most iconic viewing point in the city.

New Brighton

Where is it?: Wirral
What is it?: If you want to see Liverpool’s iconic skyline in its entirety head over the water! New Brighton is a 30 min train journey from Liverpool city centre but offers stunning views of Liverpool’s waterfront. It’s home to the 19th century Grade II* listed former sea defence, Fort Perch Rock, Perch Rock Lighthouse and the internationally known community-built iconic driftwood boat, The Black Pearl.

Liverpool Central Library

Where is it?: City Centre
What is it?: Get views inside and out at Liverpool Central Library. Take in the stunning Picton Reading Room or head onto the terrace to look out over the World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, St George’s Hall and St John’s Gardens. The library is free to access, open 7 days a week and frequently has exhibitions and events running.

Everton Brow

Where is it?: Just outside the city centre
What is it?: Created in the early 1980s, this elevated park lets you view Liverpool’s famous skyline from a high vantage point. You can catch panoramic views of iconic landmarks such as the Radio City Tower, the Anglican Cathedral and the Royal Liver Building. Head into the park itself and you can see Prince Rupert’s Tower, or Everton Lock Up, which football fans will recognise from Everton’s badge!

Sefton Park

Where is it?: South Liverpool
What is it?: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre and venture out to one of Liverpool’s best parks. Easily accessible by car, train and bus this magnificent 235 acre park is a Grade 1 historic park, and holds Green Flag and Green Heritage awards. Unroll the picnic blanket, go for a stroll around the lake or visit the spectacular Palm House. If you look closely on a warm day you might even see parakeets or terrapins!

Rather attend a specific event? Check out what else is on in the city at Visit Liverpool or have a look at our other blogs for events in Liverpool this summer, attractions in Liverpool this summer and taking it easy in Liverpool this summer!

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