Taking The Mersey Ferry

A little while back we took a great day trip to Liverpool, and as you might know, a great thing for any day tripper is to take The Mersey Ferry. It runs every hour and gives you a great view of the city. We took this little video of our trip! https://youtu.be/CRzZbZasfoU

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The Sailors Reading Rooms

A short walk from Southwald Pier along the front there is a quaint Victorian building with a small mast and flag set up outside, from the hours of 9am until 'dusk' the door is open and a sign outside welcomes visitors. This is the Southwald Sailors Reading Rooms, a small clubhouse for sailors and members … Continue reading The Sailors Reading Rooms

What’s all this then? The Manchester Police Museum

On Lever street in Manchester's Northern Quarter is the Manchester Police Museum. It is based in a former police station and is run by volunteers - only open on Tuesday's. Inside the imposing Victorian building is a great interesting and fun collection of various police paraphernalia including historical uniforms, photographs and grisly evidence from crimes … Continue reading What’s all this then? The Manchester Police Museum

Speeding across the Mersey

Perhaps one of the most famous ferries in the world, The Mersey Ferry leaves from Liverpool docks every hour. The tickets are a little steep at £10 for an adult, but it's a piece of history and a view you can't afford to miss when visiting Liverpool! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPCz-Gk3OdM The whole trip takes about an hour, … Continue reading Speeding across the Mersey