Since 1892, Anfield has been home to one of the world’s most famous football teams. Liverpool FC has a history like few other clubs - multiple European and domestic championships, a huge room full of silverware and club legends known to fans around the world.
Whether you’re a Kopite or just a fan of the beautiful game in general, a trip to Anfield is a must-do if you’re in Merseyside. Located just outside Liverpool city centre, it’s a ground steeped in memories, magical days and unforgettable evenings.
Follow in the footsteps of Shankly and co on a behind-the-scenes tour
The stadium itself was originally used by arch-city rivals Everton FC who moved just across the park after a dispute with the club president. But it didn’t take long for Liverpool FC to establish Anfield as home.
Walk through the Shankly Gates, named after legendary manager Bill Shankly, and experience a football theatre like no other. The stadium has undergone redevelopment in recent years, including a new stand, but it remains steeped in history.
If you can’t make it on match day there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy Anfield. A behind-the-scenes tour takes you to the dressing rooms, player’s tunnel and manager’s dugout, as well as offering the chance to see the perfect view of the pitch from the top of the Main Stand. There’s also a whole museum dedicated to all things Liverpool FC to enjoy and truly dedicated supporters can book an audience with a Liverpool legend.
Explore the area around Anfield
Just a short trip away from Anfield is the bustling city of Liverpool. Home to the famous scouse wit, the people you’ll meet here are as welcoming as they are passionate. The most obvious thing to do is to enjoy the many Beatles themed activities that are dotted around – it is the capital city of pop after all. Or for culture vultures there’s the Tate Liverpool.
Liverpool’s cathedrals are amazing, Albert Dock has been converted into a modern hub of shopping, arts and fine dining, and there are more parks than you can find in Paris. It’s no wonder the city has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Hotels near Anfield
Anfield and Liverpool have so much to offer, you’ll need at least two days to do the area justice. We’ve got some great hotels nearby if you want to enjoy a break to Merseyside.
Heywood House Hotel - part of the BW Signature Collection by Best Western - is situated in the city centre close to the Merseyrail station and perfect if you want to spend the weekend in Liverpool after you've seen the Reds pick up another 3 points. The individually-designed bedrooms give you affordable boutique luxury in Liverpool's business district.
Best Western Everglades Park Hotel in Widnes is in a semi-rural location just a few miles from Liverpool, making it convenient for everything the city has to offer. John Lennon International Airport is just a short drive away. For dog lovers, the hotel is also is also pet-friendly.
Best Western Plus Lancashire Manor Hotel is conveniently located for access to both Liverpool and nearby Manchester. With a stylish modern décor, it offers everything you need for an enjoyable and relaxing stay.
For lovers of fresh air, Best Western Forest Hills Hotel is set amidst beautiful Cheshire countryside. The staff pride themselves on going the extra mile and the restaurant is well worth a visit.
You’ll never walk alone when you visit Anfield and Liverpool. Book your trip now and experience all this amazing city has to offer.
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