People feel at home in Liverpool. Many people enjoy the experience of living in the city centre and on its magnificent waterfront with a variety of housing to suit all tastes including stylish riverside apartments, magnificent georgian and victorian architecture. Outside the city, there are quality living choices from thatched cottages to leafy green suburbs.
Liverpool has one of the world’s great waterfronts. Only a few cities in the world have arrival points in the heart of the city – New York, Shanghai, Sydney, Vancouver, Venice and Liverpool. Liverpool was the birthplace of the passenger cruise line and is, once again, attracting the great ocean liners of the world.
Liverpool is famous for its love of shopping. The city attracts people from far and wide to experience its buzz and excitement. Liverpool's unique sense of style is reflected in its vast array of stores and boutiques. The opening of the Grosvenor retail project, Liverpool One, positions Liverpool as the 5th largest retail centre in the UK. The city offers more than 200 famous high street stores, ultra-hip fashion brands and cool independent boutiques.
If Liverpool is an eight-days a week city, it's also a 25 hours a day city. With a vibrant nightlife and a range of excellent restaurants and pavement cafés, the city is a great place to live and work.
Liverpool has more than 250 bars and clubs, ranging from world-renowned haunts such as Mathew Street, home of the Cavern Club, to the designer-chic lounge bars of The Albert Dock, and traditional public houses reflecting Liverpool's unique heritage and character, complemented with cuisine from every corner of the world. Liverpool’s many theatres are brimming with productions to make you dance, sing, laugh and cry.
Open space is abundant, with 135km coastline that includes woodlands, nature reserves and promenades, as well as 60km of beach – more than any other urban area in Britain.
Liverpool is within 90 minutes drive of three of the country's outstanding National Parks: Snowdonia, Peak District and The Lake District. Public gardens and parks are scattered across the Liverpool City Region. At 200 acres, Sefton Park in Liverpool is one of the largest parks in England. The English Heritage National Register of Historic Parks describes the city’s Victorian parks as collectively the ‘most important in the country’.