If you are interested in football, music, culture or history, Merseyside is a great place to visit. Merseyside's principal city, Liverpool, is famous for its musical history as well as its maritime heritage. But there's also zoos, wildlife parks, as well as green spaces and parks in the county. Don't forget to travel in a ferry across the Mersey River for a unique experience.

Places to visit


The Beatles Story, Albert Dock, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Anfield, Museum of Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Radio City Tower, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, Knowsley Safari Park.


Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Amanda Brooke

Beryl Bainbridg

Helen Forrester

Caroline Wallace

Helen Forrester

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.

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