The Best Student Activities in Liverpool

Let’s face it: going out on nights out is an important part of student life. However, it does not have to be your sole focus during your time at university in Liverpool. 

Sure, by the end of your degree, you might be able to map out your student city based on which bars you’ve visited. However, there are so many other attractions to discover!

There is so much culture and history to see in Liverpool and quirky attractions to visit. After you’ve settled into your Liverpool student accommodation, why not visit some of the attractions listed below?

Going to these places is not only a great way to bond with your flatmates or friends, but it can also help you connect with your new surroundings.

FREE activities in Liverpool

Exploring Liverpool does not have to be expensive! Here are some suggestions for free things to do in Liverpool if you’re on a budget.

Tate Gallery 

Tate Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Liverpool, L3 4BB.

The Tate Liverpool is the city’s centre for contemporary art. If you like your art to be more out there, you’ll find iconic works by artists like Roy Lichtenstein and Louise Bourgeois here.

The Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head, Liverpool, UK L3 1DG 

The Museum of Liverpool is a great place to learn about Liverpool’s history and culture. Here, in a stunning building overlooking the waterfront, you can learn everything there is to know about this iconic city. Learn about the evolution of life in Merseyside and interact with a variety of materials related to the city’s most famous band, The Beatles!

Maritime Museum

Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, United Kingdom L3 4AQ

Make a day of it by visiting the Royal Albert Dock’s museums and galleries. The Maritime Museum and Tate Gallery are a short walk apart and offer two very different cultural experiences.

Discover Liverpool’s role in the Titanic story and the city’s history with shipping and travel. 

Sefton Park and Palm House

Sefton Park, Liverpool L17 1AP

Stroll through Palm House to see a stunning collection of plants from all over the world. It’s the ideal lazy Sunday activity, as well as an excellent opportunity to take some Instagram-worthy photos and portraits.

Liverpool Cathedral 

Liverpool Cathedral, St James’ Mount, Liverpool L1 7AZ

Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral is breathtaking. It is the largest cathedral in the United Kingdom and took 74 years to complete. Visit for the stunning architecture, but stay for the facts that will give you an advantage in any Liverpool-themed pub quiz.


Nelson Street, the top of Duke Street

Liverpool is home to Europe’s first Chinatown. There are numerous Chinese restaurants, takeaways, and shops to explore. Liverpool has a large Chinese population and many international students from the region, making it an excellent location for exploring Chinatown.

We hope you enjoy these student activities in Liverpool. Are you looking for student accommodation during your time in Liverpool?

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