So often we hear the question asked — “Any recommendations for things to do in Liverpool?” In this article we bring you 15 of the coolest things to do in the city — some of which you’ll be familiar with and some you may not be aware of. From virtual reality to crazy golf — there’s an abundance of boss things to do in our amazing city!


The highest rated virtual reality centre in the North West, VR HERE offers an immersive experience like no other for individuals, groups, parties, corporate events and people with special needs. Open 7 days a week, VR HERE is a multi award winning virtual reality centre with over 40 games. With 8 booths, a car, a bike and moving pods, there’s a whole world of virtual reality to explore including racing, shooting, roller coasters, space exploration, deep sea diving and more!

VR HERE / 31 Paul St, Liverpool L3 6DX / 0151 528 6486

To book a session or party visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 528 6486!

Check out VR HERE on FACEBOOK!

2. PINS Social Club

PINS Social Club on Duke Street is one of the most fun venues in Liverpool, with bowling lanes, pool, shuffleboard, big screens for the sport, quality food and drink and a gorgeous roof terrace! PINS also has karaoke and regular events and they’re great at planning bespoke parties for whatever occasion. A playground for adults with all sorts of games to play and a buzzing atmosphere, you’re guaranteed a great time at PINS!

*PINS has a huge post lockdown You Should Be Dancing event on Fri 30th July*

PINS Social Club / 45-61 Duke Street, Liverpool, L1 5AP

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 370 0000!

Check out their huge post lockdown You Should Be Dancing event HERE!

Check out PINS on FACEBOOK!

3. Hatchet Harry’s Axe Throwing

Now for something completely out there! A new addition to Liverpool’s diverse offering, Hatchet Harry’s on Gibraltar Row brings you an urban axe throwing experience like no other! The sport of urban axe throwing is taking the UK by storm and at Hatchet Harry’s has 90 minute instructor led sessions, 45 minute sessions without an instructor or tailored group sessions for up to 66 people! Certainly one of the quirkiest things out there!

Hatchet Harry’s / 8 Gibraltar Row, Liverpool, L3 7HJ

To book visit their WEBSITE!

Check out Hatchet Harry’s on FACEBOOK!

4. Fun 1st Football

Fun 1st Football is a first of its kind football facility and a place where players of all ages, gender and ability can come to train either on their own or with friends and family. For just £12.50 you can have full access to all 10 training stations for 1 hour or for £25pp you can have a party featuring — 90 mins in playing area with access to all 10 training stations, 30 mins in private Party room, a competition, food, drinks, a party bag and party host.

Fun 1st Football / 4 Cherry Lane, Walton, Liverpool, L4 6UG

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 705 7889

Check out Fun 1st Football on FACEBOOK!

5. Crit Hit Game Hub

The region’s largest table top game game centre, Crit Hit is the place to be for all things Warhammer, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Digimon, Dungeons & Dragons and more! Situated in The Fabric District and at 3,500 square foot, Crit Hit is one of the biggest and best places in the country for gaming events and they operate a no membership, entry fee or hourly rate policy. With their huge events, selection of games, service and food and drink, it’s a firm favourite amongst gamers.

Crit Hit Game Hub / 61a Kempston Street, Liverpool, L3 8HE / 0151 207 3296

To book visit their WEBSITE!

For the online shop CLICK HERE!

Check out Crit Hit on FACEBOOK!

6. Sugar & Dice

The Baltic Triangle’s awesome board game cafe brings you hundreds of games to play and for sale — with quality food and drink available (you MUST check out their brownies). They have the classics from Scrabble to Chess, but if you want to build the best bear park, make your millions betting on a camel race, or even save the world from a deadly virus then this is the place to go! Open 6 days a week, fully licensed and only £2pp per hour!

Sugar & Dice / 33 Cornhill, Liverpool, L1 8DP / 0151 709 4215

Check out the website and online shop HERE! Book online HERE!

Check out Sugar & Dice on FACEBOOK!

7. Quirky Quarter

Duke Street’s quirky centre brings you a medley of curious corners, silly spaces, upside-down places, puzzling challenges and brain testing workouts. A wild, whacky and wonderful experience, nothing is quite what it seems here. Offering hysterical fun, Quirky Quarter is great value at just £13.50 for adults, £8.50 for under 15, free admission for under 5s and a family tickets for just £38. Definitely one of the most quirky things to do in the city!

Quirky Quarter / The Arch, 142 Duke Street, Liverpool, L1 5DR

To book visit their website or call 0151 708 7100

Check out Quirky Quarter on FACEBOOK!

8. Ghetto Golf

For those going out in Liverpool and looking for something to do, Ghetto Golf is often one of the first names mentioned. The retro indoor crazy golf course is all about fun, innovative holes and great music, DJs, food and drink (including amazing cocktails). A ground breaking addition to Cains Brewery, Ghetto Golf has been super popular since opening — perfect for dates, family days out, stag doos, hen doos, birthdays and work events!

Ghetto Golf, Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street, Liverpool, L8 5XJ

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0345 557 1288

Check out Ghetto Golf on FACEBOOK!

9. Breakout Liverpool

Since opening on Sir Thomas Street, Breakout Liverpool has become a cult hit amongst those looking for fun in the city. The live escape room game involves being locked in a room with friends, family or work colleagues for an hour and having to solve puzzles and mysteries to escape. With various rooms and varying difficulties, it’s suitable for people of all IQs and it’s both fantastic value and very fun!

Breakout / 7-11 Sir Thomas Street, Liverpool, L1 6BW

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 227 1765!

Check out Breakout on FACEBOOK!

10. Arcains

Located in Cains Brewery, Arcains is a super cool retro arcade centre with arcade machines, PCs, consoles, pinball, pool, beer, cocktails, pick n mix and more! Immerse yourself in nostalgia, with hundreds of classic games including Pac Man, Time Crisis, Sonic and Mario! With unlimited play from just £10pp and group bookings available, Arcains offers hours of fun and incredible value! Great for kids and adults alike!

Arcains / 31 Grafton Street, Cains Brewery, Liverpool, L8 5SD

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 459 9088!

Check out Arcains on FACEBOOK!

11. Roxy Ball Room

With venues at Hanover Street and Rainford Square, Roxy Ball Room is open 7 days a week until late and offers a wide variety of fun activities for adults. With great music, quality food, plenty of drinks, bowling, pool, crazy pool (a mix of pool and crazy golf), crazy golf, beer pong, ping pong, shuffleboard and more you’ll have hours of fun! Great value and ideal for group bookings, with drinks and food packages, it’s a great choice for any occasion!

Roxy Ball Room / Hanover Street & Rainford Square, Liverpool

To book visit their WEBSITE!

Check Roxy Ball Room out on FACEBOOK!

12. Boston Pool Loft

Located on Wood Street just off Concert Square, Boston Pool Loft offers snooker, pool, table tennis, pinball, shuffleboard and more — including big screens for the football and sporting events. With plenty of drinks and event and party packages available, it’s an ideal destination for fun bar game activities! One of Liverpool’s best entertainment destinations!

Boston Pool Loft / 46-50 Wood Street, Liverpool, L1 4AQ

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 305 2426!

Check out Boston Pool Loft on FACEBOOK!

13. Nerf Centre

How were we not aware of this? Nerf Centre is the ultimate indoor paintballing experience and the only indoor one in Merseyside! An exciting, safe and fun activity, the centre offers a 7,000 square foot arena that’s open 7 days a week and has tailor made packages  — for children, adults, corporate events, work day outs, team bonding days, stag & hen parties and more. It’s also the cheapest paintballing centre in the North West.

Nerf Centre / 131 Vauxhall Road, Liverpool, L3 6BN

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 353 7900!

Check out Nerf Centre on FACEBOOK!

14. TeamSport Go Karting

TeamSport’s 850m track, located on Sefton Street, is a petrol head’s paradise for individuals, small groups, large groups, stag doos and hen doos, kids and corporate days. After transforming a run-down building into a state of the art karting circuit, the track has become a firm favourite with the people of Liverpool. With annual memberships and competitions available, it’s a perfect option for both fun and serious racers.

TeamSport Go Karting / Sefton Street, Liverpool, L3 4BQ

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 01252 732 300

Check out TeamSport on FACEBOOK!

15. Awesome Walls

Located in a converted church on Athol Street just outside Liverpool city centre, Awesome Walls is a fun and safe place to climb — with so many health benefits for kids and adults alike. Open 7 days a week, the popular climbing centre offers great value — with a lifetime membership for just £8 and deals such as climb for up to 12 hours for £6.50 with a free hot drink.

Awesome Walls / St. Alban’s Church, Athol Street, Liverpool, L5 9TN

To book visit their WEBSITE or call 0151 298 2422!

Check out Awesome Walls on FACEBOOK!

So, the next time you’re wondering what to do in Liverpool — whether it be just for fun or a special occasion — check out this article for some fun, alternative and retro options in the city. From climbing to crazy golf and from games to go karting, there’s something for everyone in our great city and we’re certainly not short of things to do!

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