By James Rand, a proud Liverpudlian who’s a classical music admirer and maritime enthusiast.Edited by Holly Stark
What makes Liverpool such a unique city to live in is its friendliness and energy, at the same time as feeling quite rural, with a small town feel. It has the size and facilities of a large city, but it’s easy to navigate, with good-hearted people, a community vibe and avenues with 200 year old trees. After spending the first 27 years of my life in Liverpool, I moved to London for 14 years. I did eventually come back and am constantly discovering new pockets and hidden places in Liverpool. Seeking Liverpool off the beaten path? With plenty of cool places in Liverpool to dive into, you won’t be stuck for things to do as you uncover undiscovered Liverpool. Take a look at my top 10 hidden gems in Liverpool that most tourists, and sometimes even locals, don’t know about. Discover what’s best for you; from leafy green paradisal parks to historic churches to alternative Liverpool suburbs, the city has something for everyone. Let’s dive in.