Students in Liverpool have some great choices to discover the area they find themselves living in. Studying should not be only about the university. There is much to discover in Liverpool and you won’t have to choose between eating that day or going on a small adventure – it doesn’t have to break your pocketbook. We’ve listed 24 things to do in Liverpool and we’re sure you’ll enjoy them all. Number 1 on the list is a cruise across the Mercey River. For only £12 (the price for students), you can head to the Pier Head Ferry Terminal and board the ferry for a tour of the famous River Mersey, including the Spaceport and the U-Boat story. Check out the website at: http://www.merseyferries.co.uk/Pages/default.aspx and prepare to spend some time exploring. If you buy your tickets online you only pay £11.Number 2 is a little easier on your pocketbook and is a great way to see Liverpool from a different perspective. The Radio City Tower has a viewing gallery and entry is only £4.50 for students. You can visit the Radio City studios while you’re there. Standing 400 feet above the heart of the City Centre of Liverpool, it’s a stop you don’t want to miss. Visit the website to learn more: https://planetradio.co.uk/city/local/news/radio-city-viewing-gallery/If your bank account is still healthy then Number 3 on our list is a good choice. Even if you have to save up your coins, the Knowsley Safari Park is worth it. £12.75 for entry on the 530 Safari Xpress bus or £16.50 if you’re driving yourself. Check out this attraction at: https://www.knowsleysafariexperience.co.ukNumber 4 might not be for everyone but is definitely worth trying. Liverpool Wakepark is the go-to place for wakeboarding. For £15 a session for students plus £6 for the kit hire, it’s worth it for the excitement. You can find more info on the park at: http://liverpoolwakepark.co.uk/Number 5 is a great idea for a rainy day. For £30 for 500 balls plus gun and all kit included, you can have a great time with friends at the indoor paintballing venue. Check it out at: http://www.paintballingliverpool.co.uk/Number 6 is a bit pricey at between £12 to £20 and you need at least 2 people to play. We’re talking about Exit Strategy games. The prices go down the more people in your group (up to 6). Here are some links to help you understand how to play and what venue you’d prefer: http://cluefinders.co.uk/http://www.exitstrategygame.co.uk/https://www.ticktockunlock.com/https://breakoutliverpool.com/Number 7 can be found at Keel Wharf and you’ve undoubtedly seen it. We’re talking about the Liverpool Wheel. Admission is £7.50 for students. For more information go to: http://freijwheels.com/?page_id=5810
Number 8 will have you dancing all night. Check out the various bands at the East Village Arts Club, The Kazimier, The O2 Academy, or The Zanzibar. Grab your friends and head out for a night on the town. The prices vary, depending on the gig, so check out their websites and put on your dancing shoes. Number 9 is a bit mellower than Number 8 but the brilliance of a high quality stage production at the Liverpool Empire is just as enticing. Check out the upcoming shows at: http://www.atgtickets.com/venues/liverpool-empire/Number 10 – If you like live theatre you can also check out a show at The Everyman or Playhouse Theatres. Prices vary depending on the show, so be sure to check out the venues online for upcoming shows and prices. Number 11 is Fact, an alternative cinema experience that offers a student price (which varies depending on the showing). Information can be found at: http://www.fact.co.uk/home.aspxNumber 12 is all about The Beatles. Be a tourist for a day and check out the tours at http://www.beatlesstory.com/ and https://www.cavernclub.org/Numbers 13 to 24 are all free! Free is good when you’re a student. You can hunt the Lambananas located throughout the city, visit Europe’s very first Chinatown, wander around the Sefton Park Palm House, visit the Formby or Crosby beach for a breath of nature and ocean, visit one of the numerous museums in the city, check out the architecture of both the Anglican Cathedral and the Metropolitan Cathedral. For a great view of the city, for free, visit the Everton Water Tower or talk a walk down Bold Street and take in the diversity of life in Liverpool. On a rainy day, a visit to Grand Central Hall will cure your boredom with all of the quirky things inside. The Central Library offers a tranquil atmosphere and the Liverpool Tate Art Gallery is a great place to chill and take in the art scene. Whether you’re flat broke, bored, want an adventure or to spend some time with friends, this list is not exhaustive but it does give some great ideas for spending your time in Liverpool.

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