Radisson Blu Hotel, Liverpool

LIVERPOOL'S CATHEDRALS


VISIT LIVERPOOL’S ANGLICAN AND CATHOLIC CATHEDRALS

Exploring the two grand cathedrals and the bombed out church will take you through a wonderful walk of the city centre. Connected by Hope Street, the contrast between Liverpool Cathedral and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral truly stands out when experienced on the same day. In-between the two, just a 20-minute walk from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Liverpool, you’ll find the bombed-out St. Luke’s Church.

Explore Britain’s largest cathedral, Liverpool Cathedral
Also known as the Anglican Cathedral and Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool, this cathedral was built between 1904 and 1978. A National Heritage Building, it’s the fifth largest cathedral in the world, dominating the skyline.

  • Enjoy the Tower Experience, which includes the Great Space Film about the building of the cathedral.
  • Visit the Bell Chamber to explore the world’s 14 heaviest and highest peal of bells, of which the largest is named Great George and is bigger than Big Ben.
  • Take a break at the Mezzanine Café Bar or the Welsford Restaurant.
Located on St. James Mount a 30-minute walk from the hotel or a 10-minute taxi ride.

Opening hours and admission fees:

Cathedral:
  • 08:00 – 18:00 (Monday to Sunday)
  • Closed to the public on Sundays 08:00 – 12:30
  • Admission to the cathedral is free, but donations are appreciated.​
Tower Experience:
  • 10:00 – 17:00 Daily (Last admission is 16.30)
  • Standard ticket: £5.50
  • Concessions £4.50
  • Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £15
  • Tickets include admission to the Elizabeth Hoare Gallery
 
Visit England’s largest Catholic church, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
Known to many as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, locals just call it Paddy’s Wigwam. This Catholic futuristic-styled cathedral was built between 1962 and 1967 and the Lutyen’s Crypt is the only piece of original design.
  • Marvel at the colourful stained-glass windows.
  • Buy a beautiful souvenir at the gift shop and grab a bite at the Piazza Café.
Located on Mount Pleasant a 30-minute walk from the hotel or a 10-minute taxi ride.

Opening hours and admission fees:

Cathedral
  • 07:30 – 18:00 Daily (Closes Sundays at 17:00)
  • Entry to and guided tours of the cathedral are free, but donations are appreciated.
Lutyen’s Crypt and Treasury
  • 10:00 – 16:00 (Last admission 15:30)
  • Adults: £3
  • Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £8
Gift Shop
  • 10:00 – 16:00 Daily
Piazza Café
  • 09:00 – 17:00 (Monday to Saturday)
  • 10:00 – 16:00 (Sundays)
 
Experience the burned-out St. Luke’s Church
This iconic landmark stands as a testament to history and the enduring spirit of Liverpool. A memorial to those lost in the Second World War, its haunting beauty is a Liverpool must.
  • Damaged in the Liverpool Blitz in 1941, this Anglican church remains roofless
  • Today, St. Luke’s Church has become a community space hosting performances, cinema weddings and other community activities.
Located on Leece St. a 25-minute walk from the hotel and 10-minute taxi ride
Admission is free.

Opening hours and admissions fees:
  • 12:00 – 18:00 (Monday to Sunday)
  • Admission is free