Let Secret Liverpool guide you around the unusual and unfamiliar. Step off the beaten track with this fascinating Liverpool guide book and let local expert, Mike Keating, show you the well-hidden treasures of this amazing city. Ideal for local inhabitants, curious visitors and armchair travellers alike.
The places included in our guides are unusual and unfamiliar, allowing one to step off the beaten track. A brand-new guide, Secret Liverpool features 150 secret and unusual locations.
Discover for yourself the haunts of slave traders, privateers and press-gangs, the hideaway of a suspected assassin and the desecrated grave of a self-professed Jack the Ripper, track down the birthplace of rail travel and the oldest pavilion at a first-class cricket ground, marvel at a lifesize replica of the world's first submarine and the original home of the Epsom Derby, be gobsmacked by burial stones older than Stonehenge and one of the earliest human settlements to be found anywhere in the UK, take a turn on John Lennon's first musical instrument & meet toads that sing, World War II's best-kept secret and the world's first (and smallest) skyscraper, toast the UK's greatest female athlete in a brew named in her honour or go for a spin on the only purpose-built F1 race track in the country.
For tourists and locals who have outgrown Hop on Hop off bus excursions, river cruises and Beatles tours, Secret Liverpool - An unusual guide is an indispensable guide to the curiosities of 'England's finest Victorian city', designed for people who prefer to customise their own itinerary or simply wander where the mood takes them.