Liverpool’s Hidden Histories: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

Liverpool’s Hidden Histories: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

Explore Liverpool’s links to the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the American Civil War at your own pace with this affordable audio tour.

• Find out if the Civil War really end in Liverpool and what a fountain in the city centre fountain has to do with the slave markets of Senegal
• Hear from producer Tommy Allen who’s authored four books that unpack different aspects of Liverpool’s long history
• Do it all in 40 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
* Duration: 40 to 60 minutes
* Starts: Liverpool, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Explore Liverpool’s links to the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the American Civil War at your own pace with this affordable audio tour.

• Find out if the Civil War really end in Liverpool and what a fountain in the city centre fountain has to do with the slave markets of Senegal
• Hear from producer Tommy Allen who’s authored four books that unpack different aspects of Liverpool’s long history
• Do it all in 40 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Mersey Ferry Terminal, Liverpool, UK

The tour begins at the Mersey Ferry Terminal on the Pier Head just a few metres from Liverpool’s iconic Liver Building.

Pass By: Piazza Fountain, Drury Lane, Liverpool England

The tour briefly stops in front of Piazza Fountain where you’ll hear the story behind the controversial creation of the fountain.

Pass By: Our Lady and Saint Nicholas Church and Garden, Church Street, St Nicholas Place, Liverpool England

The tour passes by the Liverpool Parish Church.

Pass By: Nelson Monument, Horton House Exchange Flags, Liverpool L2 3PF England

The tour passes by the Nelson Monument. You’ll hear about Nelson as you walk.

Pass By: Derby Square, James Street, Liverpool L2 7NU England

The tour passes through Derby Square.

Pass By: Salthouse Quay, Liverpool L3, UK

The tour passes Salthouse Quay.

Pass By: Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ England

The tour ends in front of the Merseyside Maritime Museum.