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51 Places to Visit in Merseyside | Directory

Positioned in the North West of England, Merseyside is dominated by the great industrial port of Liverpool and has plenty of opportunities for great day trips. The area has attractions that are ancient and modern, small and grand with a particular emphasis on Britains Industrial heritage. Notable places to visit include the Beatles Story, Albert Dock, the Wirral and Speke Hall.

Birkenhead | Ellesmere Port | Liverpool | New Brighton | Prescot | Southport | Speke | St Helens | Thurstaston | Wirral

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Birthplace of: Thomas Beecham, Ian Botham, George Stubbs, John Lennon, W E Gladstone, George Harrison, Rex Harrison, Frank Hornby, Glenda Jackson, John Kemble, Paul McCartney, Roger McGough, John Milne, Brian Patten, Eleanor Rathbone, Simon Rattle, Miranda Richardson, William Rodgers, Leonard Rossiter, Patricia Routledge, Willy Russell, Peter Shaffer, Jim Slater, Alison Steadman, Colin Welland, A J P Taylor, Frederick Woolton, Jean Alexander, Arthur Askey, Beryl Bainbridge, Frederick Birkenhead, Augustine Birrell, John Birt, Cilla Black, Alan Bleasdale, Chris Boardman, Charles Booth, Walter McLennan Citrine, Arthur Clough, William Collingwood, Sebastian de Ferranti, Ken Dodd, Frankie Vaughan, Wayne Rooney, Tom Baker, Matt Dawson, Steven Gerrard, John Brunner, Richard Glazebrook, Leon Goossens, Tommy Handley, Rick Astley, Craig Charles, John Culshaw, Les Dennis, Bill Kenwright, Coleen McLoughlin, Liz McClarnon, Paul O'Grady, Alexei Sayle, Ringo Starr, Jimmy Tarbuck, Johnny Vegas, Felicia Hemans, Adrian Henri, Jeremiah Horrocks, Shirley Hughes, Hugh Huxley, Holbrook Jackson, William Jevons, James Laver, Richard Le Gallienne, John Lewis, Malcolm Lowry, John McGrath, George Melly, Ernest Newman, Steven Norris, Maud Royden, Robert Runcie, John Rylands, Charles Santley, John Selwyn Brooke Lloyd, Peter Shore, Austin Healey, John Parrott, Freddie Starr, Claire Sweeney, Stan Boardman, Mel C, Carol Decker, Norman Vaughan, Peter Serafinowicz, Andy Burnham, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Brian Epstein, Bill Tidy, Kenny Everett, John Peel, Jack Rodwell, Keith Chegwin, Joey Barton, John Bishop, Peter Charles, Daniel Purvis, Melanie C, Katarina Johnson-Thompson,


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Great London Tornado - 1091, Battle of Fornham - 1173, Battle of Neville Cross - 1346, Regicides Executed - 1660, London Beer Flood - 1814, 1st Professional Golf Tournament - 1860, First Motoring Offences in Britain - 1895, First Full-Scale British Air-raid - 1917, World’s First Fully Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Opened - 1956, Hatfield Rail Crash - 2000
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