Roll Up For The Mystery Tour

To celebrate our three year anniversary, Kurt and I decided to spend the weekend in Liverpool - the infamous city of culture. We stayed in the beautiful Titanic Hotel located on Stanley Dock; originally an old Rum Warehouse it was lovingly restored last year and boasts 153 spacious rooms. The vibe is earthy and the beds are another level wondrous. It's pricey but totally worth it for a treat!

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We are both huge fans of The Beatles and that whole era of music generally; so we decided to play the tourist and jump on the Magical Mystery Tour Bus. We bought our tickets online (£16.95 pp) but you can buy them directly from the ticket office on the Albert Dock. The tour lasted a total of 2 hours and we got to see The Beatles childhood homes, schools and colleges and various places that inspired some of their most memorable songs. 

Our Tour Guide was called Neil - he was hilarious and so knowledgeable. Neil is also in a rad band called The Cave Dwellers, you can check them out here. We managed to see them perform at The Cavern and they were brilliant; they do a lot of Beatles covers but also give members of the public the chance to get on stage at The Cavern to take part in some live karaoke. 

Warning - it's about to get heavy up in here - photo heavy baby.

George Harrison's birthplace - 12 Arnold Grove - he was actually born in the front room of this very house.

Strawberry Fields Forever

251 Menlove Avenue 'Mendips' - John Lennon's childhood home

 20 Forthlin Road - Paul McCartney's childhood home

The Magical Mystery Tour ticket also gives you free access to The Cavern to check out some of the live music which runs from 2pm until 4am evuurryday. We headed there on the Saturday night and had such a great time; live music and lots of beer = a happy couple.


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