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Liverpool, Birkenhead and the Mersey - Welcome to Scouseland!

Updated on October 2, 2015
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Kevin was born in Stevenage New Town, UK in the summer of 1959, and graduated from Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge in 1980.

Liverpool is a world city, famous for its port, native wit, football, music and culture. Birkenhead is essentially part of the same city, although (like Buda and Pest) separated by a river (the Mersey in this case) It is, nevertheless connected by two tunnels, the ferry and a unique culture.

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Liverpool from the Albert DockLiverpool RC Cathedrasl (r)Liverpool from the MerseyLiverpool from the ferryStrawberry FieldPhilharmonic Dining RoomsAnfilkeld & Liverpool FC from the Anglican CathedralHMS Pelicam in the Albert DockStwberry Fileds ForeverLiverpool FC, Anfield Road, featuring the Shankley Gates and Hillsborough Memorial
Liverpool from the Albert Dock
Liverpool from the Albert Dock
Liverpool RC Cathedrasl (r)
Liverpool RC Cathedrasl (r)
Liverpool from the Mersey
Liverpool from the Mersey
Liverpool from the ferry
Liverpool from the ferry
Strawberry Field
Strawberry Field
Philharmonic Dining Rooms
Philharmonic Dining Rooms
Anfilkeld & Liverpool FC from the Anglican Cathedral
Anfilkeld & Liverpool FC from the Anglican Cathedral
HMS Pelicam in the Albert Dock
HMS Pelicam in the Albert Dock
Stwberry Fileds Forever
Stwberry Fileds Forever
Liverpool FC, Anfield Road, featuring the Shankley Gates and Hillsborough Memorial
Liverpool FC, Anfield Road, featuring the Shankley Gates and Hillsborough Memorial
Liverpool Bay
Liverpool Bay

Liverpool - Its Place In The UK

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Liverpool: A World Apart

There has been some sort of settlement on the banks of the Mersey for over a thousand years, with its inhabitants repelling the advances of both the Romans and the Vikings. This may go some way to explaining Liverpool's reputation for being tough and strangely insular (especially for a port city).

It really is a place apart with its own customs, culture and accent. One need only travel a mile or two out of the city to realise this: St Helens, a town just just a few miles to the north-east, not only has a different accent, but the colloquial word moggy means cat in Liverpool and mouse in St Helens!

To the east is Manchester, another great metropolis and Liverpool's greatest rival, while to the south is Wales, another country, language and culture altogether.

Oddly, it is to the west, over Liverpool Bay and across the Irish Sea that we find a place that has a greater affinity with Liverpool than even England itself - Ireland of course!

Liverpool And Its Environs

The Liver Bird

Liver Bird - Liverpool's emblem (based on a comorant)
Liver Bird - Liverpool's emblem (based on a comorant) | Source

People

Liverpool's greatest asset is its people - a friendly, somewhat eccentric community that deserves a better reputation than the one it currently has (i.e. a bunch of football-mad thieves and drug-takers).

From William Ewart Gladstone to Wayne Rooney (via Beryl Bainbridge and The Beatles) its natives have influenced the world and its culture for centuries.

Lobscouse
Lobscouse

Scouse

A Scouser is familiar term for a Liverpudlian (native of Liverpool) derived from a stew made principally of vegetables (Blindscouse).

The 'posh' version - Lobscouse - actually contains some meat, usually lamb or beef.

Chinatown

Liverpool has Britain's oldest black community and Europe's oldest Chinese community
Liverpool has Britain's oldest black community and Europe's oldest Chinese community

English, Irish, Welsh, African, Chinese & more ...

Liverpool itself is something of a stew, its people and culture a mixture of Lancastrian, Welsh and Irish, not to mention Scandinavian, French, Chinese, Caribbean and Somalian. The latter two, who to some extent have inter-married with the 'natives', owe their exiistence to the Slave Trade - the Somalians in particular descended from seamen noted for their navigational skills.

Joker

Wit

Liverpool is full of comedians (some of them professional!) For example, I was having a drink in The Albert when an amateur turned up out of the blue and put on an impromptu performance. I was later told that he often did this, and I have to admit he was very funny.

As for everyone else - they always have at least one joke about their person, often making them up on the spot - my parents were visiting and asked directions to the flats in which I lived.

"No idea la, but if it's flats your after, we could build you some here," was the unhelpful reply.

On their way back, they got somewhat lost, so my Irish father dared to ask for more directions home.

"Home? What are you talking about la? You're home already!" he was told.

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Incidentally, as we all know the ladies can't resist a witty man, which means that any young man who wants to make his mark in Liverpool really has to be above par ...

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This is my favourite Scouse joke: a cat walks into a bar and orders a pint.

The barman, shocked nevertheless serves him.

The cat retreats to a table, drinks his pint and then orders another.

Still a little stunned, the barman dares to make a suggestion: "Listen, la, you know a cat like you could make a fortune in the circus ..."

"The circus?" replies the cat, "What would they want with a plasterer?"

Professional Comedians

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History of Liverpool

Slave Ship

A Liverpool Slave Ship by William Jackson
A Liverpool Slave Ship by William Jackson

The Slave Trade

Liverpool really came into its own with the development of the slave trade; an ignominious beginning, but one that made Liverpool the world's busiest seaport and one of it richest cities.

As one apex of the golden triangle, Liverpool imported cotton that was then transported to Manchester where it was sold on to the numerous mills of the north to be made into cotton goods. These were than re-exported to the rest of the Empire via Liverpool. African slaves would be ferried acrossd the Atlantic to America, where the next cargo would be cotton; and so on.


Liverpool City Centre - a Video Tour

A Wealth of Architecture and the Architecture of Wealth

Liverpool posesses some of Britain's greatest neo-classical architecture, not least the marvellous St George's Hall, situated alongside Waterhouse's magnificent Hotel, the Old Law Courts, the Walker Art Gallery, the Picton Library and the Museum.

Together, these buildings form a remarkable concentration of public buildings known as the 'Culture Quarter' that deserve at least a week's worth of sight-seeing on their own. Personally, ensconced in the 'Penny Farthing' pub with a pint in my hand, I would spend hours just staring at the Corinthian splendour of St George's Hall.

The Walker Art Gallery has its own Biennale and houses many famous and splendid art works, including some notable works by Stubbs, Rembrandt, Poussin and Degas, as well as modern British artists such as Lucian Freud, David Hockney and Gilbert and George.

Architecture & Art

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St George's Hall etc. 1890St George's Hall, South Side (viewed from The Penny Farthing)St George's Hall, interior doorSt George's Hall, Minton tiled floorHorse frightened by a lion (George Stubbs)Rembrandt, 'The Betrothal'Freud, 'Interior at Paddington'Hockney, Peter Getting Out Of Nick's PoolBefore Vermeer's Clouds by Martin Greenland (John Moores Prize winner)Traffic Island In The Snow, Danny Markey  (John Moores Prize winner)
St George's Hall etc. 1890
St George's Hall etc. 1890
St George's Hall, South Side (viewed from The Penny Farthing)
St George's Hall, South Side (viewed from The Penny Farthing)
St George's Hall, interior door
St George's Hall, interior door
St George's Hall, Minton tiled floor
St George's Hall, Minton tiled floor
Horse frightened by a lion (George Stubbs)
Horse frightened by a lion (George Stubbs) | Source
Rembrandt, 'The Betrothal'
Rembrandt, 'The Betrothal' | Source
Freud, 'Interior at Paddington'
Freud, 'Interior at Paddington' | Source
Hockney, Peter Getting Out Of Nick's Pool
Hockney, Peter Getting Out Of Nick's Pool | Source
Before Vermeer's Clouds by Martin Greenland (John Moores Prize winner)
Before Vermeer's Clouds by Martin Greenland (John Moores Prize winner) | Source
Traffic Island In The Snow, Danny Markey  (John Moores Prize winner)
Traffic Island In The Snow, Danny Markey (John Moores Prize winner) | Source

Artists

Liverpool is full of artists (not all of them of the 'piss' variety). Apart from Stubbs (famous for his horse pictures), there are a number of modern artists whose works deserve to be seen.

I include a small selection below, featuring: Stuart Sutcliffe, Bob Ward, Dick Young, Ray Munday, John Lennon, and Adrian Henri.

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Parr St., Ray MundayAnfield Road, Ray MundaySelf-portrait, Dick YoungWashing, Bob WardSomali Dawn, Bob WardHamburg Painting no. 2, Stuart SutcliffeCrucifixion, Stuart SutcliffeLet's Have A Dream, John LennonKop, Adrian HenriDeath of A Bird In The Big City, Adrian Henri
Parr St., Ray Munday
Parr St., Ray Munday | Source
Anfield Road, Ray Munday
Anfield Road, Ray Munday | Source
Self-portrait, Dick Young
Self-portrait, Dick Young | Source
Washing, Bob Ward
Washing, Bob Ward
Somali Dawn, Bob Ward
Somali Dawn, Bob Ward
Hamburg Painting no. 2, Stuart Sutcliffe
Hamburg Painting no. 2, Stuart Sutcliffe | Source
Crucifixion, Stuart Sutcliffe
Crucifixion, Stuart Sutcliffe | Source
Let's Have A Dream, John Lennon
Let's Have A Dream, John Lennon | Source
Kop, Adrian Henri
Kop, Adrian Henri
Death of A Bird In The Big City, Adrian Henri
Death of A Bird In The Big City, Adrian Henri
3 stoppages étalon (3 Standard Stoppages), Marcel Duchamp
3 stoppages étalon (3 Standard Stoppages), Marcel Duchamp | Source
'Salammbo' , Maurice Ferrary
'Salammbo' , Maurice Ferrary | Source
Titanic model
Titanic model | Source

Museums & Galleries

As well as The Walker, Liverpool and Merseyside has a number of other world-class art galleries, predominant amongst which are the Liverpool Tate and the Lady Lever in Port Sunlight.

The Liverpool Tate in the Albert Dock is an exclusively modern art collection with both up-to-the-minute contemporary and retrospective exhibitions. Very well worth a visit.

The Lady Lever, across the Mersey on the Wirral peninsula, contains one of the world's best collections of Pre-Raphaelite art. Set in the 'model' town of Port Sunlight, this is another 'must-see'.

Liverpool's principal museums consist of:

Echo & The Bunnymen - The Killing Moon

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Music

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic is a world-class orchestra with its own Concert Hall. I once enjoyed its performance of Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony in the Anglican Cathedral (the Philharmonic Hall was undergoing restoration at the time) and if I could repeat the experience, I would.

Otherwise, Liverpool is most famous for its pop and rock bands, not least among them The Beatles, Echo & the Bunnymen, Teardrop Explodes and The Lightning Seeds. There are plenty of other acts and on a night out a random choice will surely provide some pleasure.

This section would not be complete without a sample of Liverpool's great music (see right).

Beatles Attractions (with a lovely example of the accent!)

The Beatles

The Fab Four are almost too famous to merit an introduction. Suffice it to say that the four 'Lads who shook the world' were born and brought up in Liverpool and started their music career there.

Lennon's and McCartney's childhood homes have been preserved by the National Trust and may be visited via the Beatles Experience in the Albert Dock.

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The Albert/Liverpool FCThe 'Phil'The 'Phil' (interior)The CrackeThe New Penny FarthingThe Old SwanOne Flew Over The Throstles NestHigsons BreweryDrunk in a Liverpool Pub, by Roy Munday The Flat Iron
The Albert/Liverpool FC
The Albert/Liverpool FC | Source
The 'Phil'
The 'Phil'
The 'Phil' (interior)
The 'Phil' (interior)
The Cracke
The Cracke
The New Penny Farthing
The New Penny Farthing | Source
The Old Swan
The Old Swan | Source
One Flew Over The Throstles Nest
One Flew Over The Throstles Nest | Source
Higsons Brewery
Higsons Brewery | Source
Drunk in a Liverpool Pub, by Roy Munday
Drunk in a Liverpool Pub, by Roy Munday | Source
The Flat Iron
The Flat Iron

Pubs

As this guide shows, there are more pubs in Merseyside (and in Liverpool in particular) than you could comfortably visit without living there. Nevertheless, there are a number well worth a visit, not only for their beer, but their internal architecture and/or atmosphere.

My personal favourites include The Albert (cheek by jowel with Liverpool FC), The Philharmonic Dining Rooms (great beer and remarkable toilets!), The White Star (great beer and very cosy) and Ye Cracke (great beer and something of a bohemian atmosphere). Also worth a mention is another Anfield favourite, The Flat Iron

Beer is remarkably cheap in Liverpool (if you know where to go), some of it brewed in the city itself. Higsons is the most famous and probably the best. The cheapest pubs include The Old Swan (Old Swan) and the Penny Farthing (City Centre). The beer is acceptable and the company amusing.

Religio

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Nudey Football in Ancient Greece
Nudey Football in Ancient Greece | Source
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Nudey Drinking
Nudey Drinking | Source

Relgion

Liverpool is a very religious city.

Among the relgions practised in Liverpool are: football, joking, singing, drinking and religioning.

The latter divides into two camps - the Orange and the Green (i.e. Protestantism and Catholicism).

Unlike Glasgow and Northern Ireland, the sectarian divide is hardly noticeable, although there are some redoubts where the British National Anthem must or must not be played.

If you happen to be sweltering on the top of a bus stuck behind an Orange Order parade in July, be patient and try to enjoy the spectacle. The Catholic community is not so demonstrative, but it is there.

See here for an up-to-date report on the matter, via The Liverpool Echo (another Liverpudlian institution).


Chuches and Cathedrals

There are four great places of worship in Liverpool.

In alphabetical order: the Anglican Cathedral, Everton Football Club, Liverpool Football Club and the Roman Catholic Cathedral.

Dimensions

 
 
External length
207 yards
Internal length
160 yards
Height
331 feet

The Anglican Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool is one of the largest Cathedrals in the world in terms of height, length and volume, all apparently on purpose, with the architect intent on overawing the visitor with its size.

Originally designed in the Gothic style (a prerequisite of the planning committee) by the 22-year-old Giles Gilbert Scott, (who was not only a Catholic but had no other buildings to his name!), the Cathedral took over 60 years to complete with the foundation stone being laid by King Edward VII in 1904, and completed in 1978.

It is an imposing building made of a local red sandstone that positively glows in the sunshine.

It is a must-see structure.

The Anglican Cathedral in pictures

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North elevationThe original, rather gruesome designThe redesignGround levelLady ChapelInterior belltowerStained glassHigh altarAnother Giles Gilbert Scott design - the K2 phone box found inside the CathedralThe Cathedral all aglow
North elevation
North elevation
The original, rather gruesome design
The original, rather gruesome design
The redesign
The redesign
Ground level
Ground level
Lady Chapel
Lady Chapel
Interior belltower
Interior belltower
Stained glass
Stained glass
High altar
High altar
Another Giles Gilbert Scott design - the K2 phone box found inside the Cathedral
Another Giles Gilbert Scott design - the K2 phone box found inside the Cathedral
The Cathedral all aglow
The Cathedral all aglow

The Roman Catholic Cathedral

Only half a mile or so down the road from the Anglican Cathedral, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King is significantly smaller and thoroughly modern in design.

Affectionately known as 'Paddy's Wigwam', a scouse friend of mine once suggested that it had been made out of old porridge (it has experienced some structural problems).

Designed by Frederick Gibberd, the Cathedral has three predecessing designs by Edward Welby Pugin (of Houses of Parliament fame), Adrian Gilbert Scott (Gile's brother) and Sir Edwin Lutyens (New Dehli, The Cenotaph and the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, Thiepval, France). Lutyen's design would have resulted in the world's second largest church and the world's biggest dome. Only the crypt was built.

Begun in 1962 and consecrated in 1967, the Cathedral is concrete with a Portland stone cladding and circular in design.

I found the interior a little dissappointing, with the rather brash stained glass lending the inside something of the flavour of a disco. Nevertheless, it is ceratinly worth visiting.

The Catholic Cathedral in pictures

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Metropolitan CathedralAt duskAt nightThe disco-like interiorLutyens' designThe CryptCeilingThe Four BellsUnder constructionView from afar
Metropolitan Cathedral
Metropolitan Cathedral
At dusk
At dusk
At night
At night
The disco-like interior
The disco-like interior
Lutyens' design
Lutyens' design
The Crypt
The Crypt
Ceiling
Ceiling
The Four Bells
The Four Bells
Under construction
Under construction
View from afar
View from afar
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Churches

St George's, Everton

Built between 1813 and 1814, this is the worl's first predominantly cast-iron church, designed by Thomas Rickman and built by John Cragg. The view from the church over Everton Valley, Liverpool City Centre, Liverpool Bay and Snowdonia is spectacular!

The bombed out St Luke's Church

Badly damaged during the Liverpool Blitz in 1941, St Luke's remains as a roofless shell and as a memorial to those were lost in the war.

It also sometimes provides a spot for festivals and other gatherings.

Gustav Adolfs Kyrka (Scandinavian Seamen's Church)

A centre for the Liverpool International Nordic Community (Grade II listed), it functions as a church and community centre combined.

Gustav Adolfs Kyrka (Scandinavian Seamen's Church)

A centre for the Liverpool International Nordic Community (Grade II listed), it functions as a church and community centre combined.

Football

It is no exaggeration to say that Liverpool's football supporters take their soccer as seriously as their religion, if not more so.

There are two world-class clubs - Liverpool FC and Everton FC. Everton was the first to be established, but after a quarrel, they deserted the Anfield ground and eventually settled in Walton in their Goodison Park ground, just under a mile from their neighbours across Stanley Park.

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BadgeGroundShankly GatesHillsborough memorialBill Shankly
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Badge
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Ground
Shankly Gates
Shankly Gates
Hillsborough memorial
Hillsborough memorial
Bill Shankly
Bill Shankly

Liverpool FC

Situated in the rather down-at-heel Anfield, Liverpool has a more distinguished history compared with Everton (although the latter is not short of silverware). During the 70s and 80s they were probably England's greatest club, only recently overtaken by their deadly enemy, Manchester United.

The club has seen more than its fair share of tragedy, its generally very well-behaved fans causing the disaster at Heysel Stadium and suffering from police incompetence at Sheffield's Hillsborough stadium. Alongside the gates celebrating their greatest manager, Bill Shankly, is a memorial to the 96 Hillsborough victims.

Liverpool F.C. honours

Football League First Division

1900–01, 1905–06, 1921–22, 1922–23, 1946–47, 1963–64, 1965–66, 1972–73, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1985–86, 1987–88, 1989–90

Football League Second Division

1893–94, 1895–96, 1904–05, 1961–62

Lancashire League

1892–93

FA Cup

1965, 1974, 1986, 1989, 1992, 2001, 2006

League Cup

1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 2001, 2003, 2012

FA Charity Shield/FA Community Shield

1964*, 1965*, 1966, 1974, 1976, 1977*, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986*, 1988, 1989, 1990*, 2001, 2006 (* shared)

Football League Super Cup

1986

European Cup/UEFA Champions League

1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005

UEFA Cup

1973, 1976, 2001

UEFA Super Cup

1977, 2001, 2005

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BadgeGroundMonument to Dixie Dean, the club's greatest goal-scorerEverton Mints (toffees)
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Badge
Ground
Ground
Monument to Dixie Dean, the club's greatest goal-scorer
Monument to Dixie Dean, the club's greatest goal-scorer
Everton Mints (toffees)
Everton Mints (toffees) | Source

Everton FC Honours

Football League Record 1888 Founder Member of the Football League. 1930-31 Division 2, 1931-51 Division 1, 1951-54 Division 2, 1954-92 Division 1, 1992-Present FA Premier League.

Division 1 Champions 1890-91 , 1914-15 , 1927-28 , 1931-32 , 1938-39 , 1962-63 , 1969-70 , 1984-85 , 1986-87 .

Runners-Up 1889-90, 1894-95, 1901-02, 1904-05, 1908-09, 1911-12, 1985-86.

Division 2 Champions 1930-31.

Runners-Up 1953-54.

FA Cup Winners 1906 , 1933 , 1966 , 1984 , 1995 .

Runners-Up 1893, 1897, 1907, 1968, 1985, 1986, 1989, 2009.

Charity Shield Winners 1928, 1932, 1963, 1970, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1995, Shared 1986.

League Cup Runners-Up 1976-77, 1983-84.

European Cup-Winners' Cup Winners 1984-85 .

FA Youth Cup Winners 1965, 1984, 1998.

FA Academy League Winners - 2010/11.

Parks

Liverpool and Birkenhead are blessed with a number of large, public parks dating back to Victorian times and beyond. Birkenhead, Stanley, Sefton, Princes and Croxteth Park all contain at least one architectural marvel and are a safe place to to take the air.

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Designed by Joseph Paxton, this was the first publicly funded civic park in Britain, and heavily influenced the design of New York's Central Park.

B markerStanley Park -
Stanley Park, Walton Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L4 2SL, UK
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Situated behind Anfield Road and separating the two football stadia of Everton and Liverpool, the views from its highest point are worth taking in.

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Sefton Park, Liverpool, Merseyside L8, UK
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The park is probably the lovliest in Liverpool, featuring the newly restored Palm House.

D markerCroxteth Country Park -
Croxteth Hall & Country Park, Croxteth Hall Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L12 0HB, UK
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Part of an old country estate, it features Croxteth Hall and some magnificent long-horn cows!

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Princes Park, Ullet Rd, Liverpool, Merseyside L8, UK
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Another Paxton design that heavily influenced his plans for Birkenhead Park.

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Birkenhead Park - 'The Boathouse'Approaching the 'Swiss Bridge' over the lakeStanley ParkStanley Park - Isla Gladstone ConservatoryStanley Park, with Everton FC at the top and Liverpool FC at the bottomSefton Park - Palm HouseSefton Park - Marie Curie Filed of HopeSefton ParkCroxteth Hall in the 1820sPrinces Park Lake
Birkenhead Park - 'The Boathouse'
Birkenhead Park - 'The Boathouse' | Source
Approaching the 'Swiss Bridge' over the lake
Approaching the 'Swiss Bridge' over the lake | Source
Stanley Park
Stanley Park | Source
Stanley Park - Isla Gladstone Conservatory
Stanley Park - Isla Gladstone Conservatory | Source
Stanley Park, with Everton FC at the top and Liverpool FC at the bottom
Stanley Park, with Everton FC at the top and Liverpool FC at the bottom | Source
Sefton Park - Palm House
Sefton Park - Palm House | Source
Sefton Park - Marie Curie Filed of Hope
Sefton Park - Marie Curie Filed of Hope | Source
Sefton Park
Sefton Park
Croxteth Hall in the 1820s
Croxteth Hall in the 1820s
Princes Park Lake
Princes Park Lake | Source

The Railways

The twin-track, inter-city, ticketed and timetabled passenger railway between Liverpool and Manchester was the world's first, and still runs today.

Opened to great fanfare on 15 September 1830, it also featured the world's first passenger railway fatality. Chatting with another passenger, the Duke of Wellington, William Huskisson MP fell under the wheels of the famous Rocket, and was killed.

Among a number of engineering marvels, the line traverses the boggy Chat Moss, a feat only made possible by Robert Stephenson's construction of timber hurdles that were sunk into the bog and support the line to this day.

The Liverpool Railway

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L&M RailwayThe Planet (Replica)Rocket and coach (replica)Liverpool Lime Street StationLime StreetChance Meeting - Statues of Ken Dodd and Bessie BraddockToday - a Virgin train at London Euston, bound for LiverpoolMerseyrail map
L&M Railway
L&M Railway
The Planet (Replica)
The Planet (Replica) | Source
Rocket and coach (replica)
Rocket and coach (replica) | Source
Liverpool Lime Street Station
Liverpool Lime Street Station | Source
Lime Street
Lime Street | Source
Chance Meeting - Statues of Ken Dodd and Bessie Braddock
Chance Meeting - Statues of Ken Dodd and Bessie Braddock | Source
Today - a Virgin train at London Euston, bound for Liverpool
Today - a Virgin train at London Euston, bound for Liverpool
Merseyrail map
Merseyrail map

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