Local area guide

Living in Liverpool

A living mosaic of culture, history and unbridled energy, Liverpool's unique spirit and warm people make it a city like no other.

Your guide to moving to Liverpool

Why Liverpool is a good place to live

From the iconic waterfront skyline to a resilient spirit that's as timeless as the River Mersey itself, every day brings the promise of adventure in Liverpool.

Liverpool is a great place to live for people from all walks of life, with its legendary music heritage and the welcoming warmth of its people setting the scene for a fantastic lifestyle.

Living in Liverpool means enjoying abundant green spaces, an energetic cultural scene, and excellent schools and universities which foster a culture of learning and innovation. The city has a dynamic and diverse community which creates a unique blend of cultures and influences and make it an exceptional place to call home.

What is Liverpool famous for?

Liverpool is most famous for its legendary music scene and as the birthplace of The Beatles. The city's deep musical heritage and its iconic association with the Fab Four have left an indelible mark on global culture.

Things to do in Liverpool

Explore the cultural hub of the iconic Royal Albert Dock, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you'll find the Tate Liverpool, The Beatles Story Museum and an array of galleries, restaurants and shops.

Liverpool Cathedral is a must-visit for its awe-inspiring interior, impressive stained glass windows and panoramic views from the tower.

Shop 'til you drop at Liverpool ONE, the city's major outdoor mall, and head to Bold Street for world-class wining and dining. Centre your evening around Mathew Street where you'll find plenty of cosy pubs and trendy bars hosting live music events.

Average asking prices in Liverpool today

We update our average asking prices daily with data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£150,000

825 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£375,000

491 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£256,000

859 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

£145,000

1886 properties for sale

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Local pubs in Liverpool

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  • Railway Exchange

    Liverpool, Merseyside, L2

    A cosy bar in Liverpool with real ales, tasty food, great gins & even better staff!

  • Lion Tavern

    Liverpool, Merseyside, L2

    The Lion Tavern is an atmospheric pub with a superbly preserved interior. A very good selection of cask ales is available in this historic pub, as well as some very tasty cheeses.

  • Ye Hole In Ye Wall

    Liverpool, Merseyside, L2

    The oldest pub in Liverpool provides a great combination of Cask Ales, Live Sport every week and lots of Live music. So whatever your looking for, Ye Hole in Ye wall will have it.

  • Saddle

    Liverpool, Merseyside, L2

  • Slug and Lettuce

    Liverpool, Merseyside, L2

    If you don’t know Slug & Lettuce, then in a nutshell…we are over 70 bars across the country who love to serve great quality food, fabulous cocktails and delicious wines, world lagers and beers in a comfy, safe, welcoming environment.

Transport in Liverpool

Trains

Liverpool Lime Street is the main railway station in the city, offering connections to Manchester in 30 minutes, Birmingham in 1.5 hours and London in 2 hours.

Buses

Liverpool's comprehensive bus network is managed by several operators, including Arriva and Stagecoach. There are frequent routes throughout the city and the suburbs.

Park and Ride

There are several convenient Park and Ride services that connect to Liverpool's city centre, including Liverpool South Parkway, Aintree, Edge Lane and Huyton.

Car

Liverpool is well-connected by road, with the nearby M62 connecting to Manchester (30 mins), Leeds (1.5 hours) and other cities in the northwest. The M6 provides access to Birmingham (1.5 hours) and London (4 hours).

Ferry

The famous Mersey Ferries operate across the River Mersey, connecting Liverpool to Wirral. The ferries offer a scenic way to cross the river and are part of the city's heritage.

Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just outside the city and runs both domestic and international flights. Manchester Airport is another option, reachable in about 2 hours.

Transport connections in Liverpool

Moorfields
National Rail
0.1 miles / 0.2 km
Liverpool James Street
National Rail
0.2 miles / 0.3 km
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Ferry Port
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Ferry Port
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Liverpool Lime Street
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Liverpool Central
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km

Schools in Liverpool

Liverpool's educational landscape encompasses a wide array of schools and universities, offering diverse options for students of all ages. Liverpool College, Blue Coat School and St. Edward's College in particular are known for their academic excellence.

For 16 to 18 year-olds, Liverpool City College and The City of Liverpool College offer a range of further education courses, preparing students for higher education and career opportunities.

The University of Liverpool is a Russell Group institution, esteemed for its research contributions. Liverpool John Moores University is known for its practical, career-focused courses. Together, they bring a diverse student population to the city.

Schools in Liverpool

Holy Cross Catholic Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
St Vincent de Paul Catholic Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2013)
Pleasant Street Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
The City of Liverpool College
Ages: 16 - 99 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2017)
The Trinity Catholic Academy
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
St Nicholas Catholic Academy
Ages: 3 - 11 years old