With the thriving city of Liverpool at its centre, Merseyside stretches from the Wirral Peninsula across the River Mersey and covers sunny Southport and friendly St Helens.
From clean beaches, leading football clubs and picturesque villages to a winning rugby team, diverse towns and spacious parks…Merseyside has so much to offer.
Originally known for its value as a fishing port, Merseyside has benefitted from significant regeneration in recent years, with Liverpool crowned European Capital of Culture in 2008 and the county now part of George Osborne’s Northern Powerhouse Project.
It is also known for its rich history in trades like cotton, glass and coal. as well as its impressive architecture – with Liverpool having the greatest number of Grade I listed buildings in the country.
Merseyside is within convenient distance of the Lake District, Peak District and beyond via train and the motorway.