The Seven Original Streets


Tales of hulking castles and dank airless dungeons, marble facades and sanctuary stones. Behold the lofty banking halls and chilling corridors of power, the regal opulence of the Town Hall and the crooked lamp lit alley-ways.

Witness our city’s darkest and less well known hidden avenues in the now bustling commercial district… Listen to the oldest recorded ghost story in the City and explore the secret history of the shadowy side-lanes that make up this extraordinary neighbourhood! Uncover Liverpool’s connections to ‘a frightfully feared’ secret spy during the American Civil War and discover the hidden site of the former headquarters to the American Confederacy. 

Ending the immersive tour experience in the oldest morgue in the city, nestled quietly within a medieval garden, hidden beneath the Gothic spire of a floating chapel, entered through a trapdoor- named by Herman Melville himself… ‘The Liverpool Dead House’.

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Explore the original seven streets of Liverpool and its ghostly past.

Journey beneath the streets, exclusive to Shiverpool– into a former city morgue visited by Herman Melville himself The Dead House.

Listen to the tales of slavery, plague, cholera and the filthy slums that so many poor souls found to be their final resting place.

See for yourself the stunning architecture and secret streets of Liverpool’s Commercial District.

Tour Times

Next Tour Dates: September Saturdays 7PM

(though tour times vary and subject to change during busy periods)


Adults: £19.50
Concessions: (students seniors and under 16’s) £17.50

Family ticket: £72.00 (2 adults & 2 children under 16)

Ultimate Shiverpool Tour Ticket (Includes Tour + The Ghost Map + Glow-in-the-Dark Enamel Pin) £35.50


1 hour 30 minutes (or eternity)

Start Location

The Queen Victoria Monument, Derby Square, City Centre.

End Location

Our Lady & St Nicholas Church, Old Churchyard, Chapel Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L2 8TZ

Late Arrivals

If you are Late by 5-10 mins head down Castle Street and Sweeting Street.


Please note that you must bring your own torch.

The underground location is not open to the public and so you enter at your own risk. We would not recommend this tour for those not firm on their feet, are visually impaired or have a delicate disposition.

This tour is non wheelchair accessible.

Wherever possible Shiverpool always try to accommodate 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.

You know your child best- This is family friendly activity but ALL children must be accompanied by an adult.

If you have any other questions regarding the Auld City, please do get intouch via email

All of Shiverpool’s experiences can be delivered online on request please send an email with your enquiry to

Calm The Nerves

If you survive ENJOY a cooling beverage at some of our favourite AleHouses in the area

The Denbigh Castle

The Ship & Mitre

The Poste House

The Lion Tavern


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