The Hope Street Shivers takes in the Cathedral Quarter of Hope Street. Beginning outside The Philharmonic Pub.
This tour includes both Cathedrals, Rodney Street and the infamous story of Will McKenzie (Liverpool's most infamous undead resident) The Irish Centre (formally The Wellington Rooms), and ending the journey beneath the Gothic Majesty of Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral in St James' cemetery, (where for over a hundred years something sinister has lurked beneath the shadows...and is now employed on a part time ad-hoc basis for Shiverpool with dental cover. (for the fangs)
PRE-BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
Tours often book out we open up new time slots to meet demand so please pay special attention to your confirmation when booking.
The tour begins at 8.30pm (during winter- NOV-MARCH) and 9:30pm (during Summer APRIL-OCT)
Thursday Friday and Saturday
Tours can be booked at alternative times for bigger groups when pre-arranged with the head office - 0151-709-20-30. Please call the office for tour times available.
1 hour 30 minutes (or eternity)
£15.00 adult, £12.00 child, £41.50 family (2 adults/2 children)
Groups over 15 receive 10% Discount
If you survive ENJOY 20% off drink token at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms this includes:
- Selected bar drinks- please ask a member of staff at The Philharmonic Pub for details
If you are Late by 5-10 mins head down Hope Street for The Catholic Cathedral of Christ the King
(you cant miss it- it's the rather striking spikey one- approaching, you will pass the Everyman Theatre on your right)
This tour is wheel chair accessible, and there are disabled toilet facilities on the tour route. (Please note, that there are ramps and some of the location points may be difficult for anybody managing a wheelchair) For those with mobility issues, this tour is a none strenuous walk however it does involve some walking and time on feet listening to stories. Wherever possible Shiverpool always try to accomodate those with mobility issues or disabilities and make our tours inclusive for everyone. Please let us know when you book if you have any disabilities or mobility issues.
Outside Philharmonic Pub, Hope St - View Map
PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARRIVE 5 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE TOUR BEGINNING
St James Cemetery below The Anglican Cathedral - View Map
We encourage our guests to make the most of the local area either before their last hour or indeed if they survive the Shiverpool Tour. There is so much to enjoy in the Hope Street Quarter but here are a few of our faves:
The Buyers Club | The Pen Factory | The Roscoe Head Pub | The Art School Restaurant
The meeting location for the Hope Street Shivers is about a thirty minute walk from most central Liverpool locations including Lime Street and Central railway stations and our main bus terminals. Talking about buses, routes 82, 86 and Citylink C3 all stop nearby.
City centre parking can be tricky, especially on Hope Street. We would recommend leaving the car and using public transport but if you really need a parking space then we would recommend parking here:
University of Liverpool Visitor car parking Mount Pleasant
Situated opposite the Metropolitan Cathedral (L3 5TQ), this car park is available Monday - Friday after 5.30pm, and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Take ticket on entry at the barrier, and pay with ticket at pay machine before leaving.
Cost: £2 up to 3 hrs £3 over 3 hrs
University of Liverpool Visitor car parking Cambridge Street
Situated opposite the Cambridge pub (L7 7EE), this car park is available Monday - Friday after 5.30pm, and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Take ticket on entry at the barrier, and pay with ticket at pay machine before leaving.
Cost: £2 up to 3 hrs £3 over 3 hrs
Previously listed: Myrtle Street / Hope Street
Situated opposite the Philharmonic Pub (L1 9BX). Please note this car park is now closed.
Please note that car parks are not operated by Shiverpool. Please check opening and closing times and prices of these car parks before parking.
Other Places of Interest in the area:
For inspiration on what's happening in and around Hope Street including bars restaurants and attractions, we would recommend using the creative tourist:
The Belvedere Hotel
Shiverpool are great believers in real ales or w’ales’ as we call them- and wholesome locally produced grub. After your tour why not join us at The Belvedere Pub on Sugnall Street, that is of course if you survive! Tucked away in the Georgian Quarter just off Faulkner Street- (the backdrop to many a movie such as Sherlock Holmes, Nowhere Boy and David Copperfield, The Belvedere’s cosy atmosphere boasts open fires, a street beer garden and the most delicious pork pies! So after your Hope Street Shivers Tour let our guides escort you to The Belvedere- The perfect ending to a perfectly enchanting evening with Shiverpool... At least you can calm your nerves and toast your toes!