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Pictures of Merseyside

A county in England

About the county of Merseyside

In the North-West of England lies the County of Merseyside. Rich in fascinating history and boasting two Cathedrals, Merseyside has a wealth of interesting places to visit such as, the city of Liverpool, where you can explore the many wonderful attractions at the famous Albert Dock complex situated on the banks of the River Mersey including, 'The Beatles Story' re-living the Fab Four's meteoric rise to fame, 'The Merseyside Maritime Museum', telling the story of one of the world's greatest ports, 'Bluecoat Arts Centre', a Grade 1 listed building with an award-winning art gallery and offering not only Performance art, Music, Gallery and Literature but much more. Other nearby attractions include, 'Lady Lever Art Gallery' set in the pictuesque garden village of Port Sunlight, dating back to 1922 and famous for its gallery of British 18th and 19th century paintings.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Merseyside

The Iron men at Crosby, Merseyside

Crosby (30 Pictures)

Modern day Crosby straddles the Irish Sea, it is a mainly residential area with a coastline of sands - including the Blundell Sands, thus named for the Blundell family...

Freshfield, Formby Looking out to sea

Formby (18 Pictures)

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Sefton Park, Liverpool

Liverpool (576 Pictures)

From early humble origins Liverpool, over the centuries has grown and developed to become one of the most exciting cities to visit in Europe. Liverpool, rich though it is in.....

Botanic Gardens Lake, Soutport, Lancashire

Southport (49 Pictures)

Ideally situated on the Fylde Coast at the edge of a vast area known as the Lancashire Plains, is the traditional seaside resort of Southport. Southport remains very much a.....

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Recommended attractions in Merseyside

Albert Dock

Albert Dock (29 Pictures)

King John granted Liverpool a charter in 1207, this was to encourage the growth of a port, at this time it was a small fishing.....

A picture of Friends Meeting House

Friends Meeting House (2 Pictures)

George Shaw of Bickerstaffe first established this handsome stone-built house of 1679 as a place of Quaker worship, since then.....

Lady Lever Gallery - Port Sunlight

Lady Lever Art Gallery (3 Pictures)

This fascinating art gallery was built by the Ist Viscount Leverhulme, the great benefactor who founded the Lever empire and.....

Speke Hall, Liverpool

Speke Hall (13 Pictures)

Sandwiched between the urban sprawl of Liverpool, Speke Hall is an astonishing survival from the past - a magnificent, unspoilt.....

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