Visiting the best city in the world? Here’s our list of fun things to do in Liverpool, ranging from child-friendly days out and gaming arcades to boozy crazy golf and axe throwing.
1. Play Crazy Golf
We all love crazy golf, right? Well, topping our list of fun things to do in Liverpool are two amazing crazy golf places in Liverpool that we highly recommend. The Baltic Triangle’s Golf Fang and Liverpool ONE’s Junkyard Golf Club are both completely unique and they both serve up some amazing cocktails to help you make your way around the courses. Golf Fang is strictly 18+ and Junkyard Golf Club allows under 18s on Sunday to Thursday before 6pm, & must have an over 18 present with them.
2. Visit A Gaming Arcade
We’re spoilt for choice with gaming arcades in Liverpool. They’re the perfect place to head for gaming enthusiasts or for making the most of rainy days. Check out our Best Gaming Arcades feature here.
3. Axe Throwing
Axe throwing is a great activity if you’re looking for something fun and competitive to do with your mates or you’re looking for an alternative date night! What’s more fun than getting to fling an axe around? Hatchet Harry’s (near the city centre) and Timberjacks (Aintree) have both been tried and tested by the Liverpool Noise team and we recommend it to anyone looking to do something a little bit different.
4. Visit The Quirky Quarter
Duke Street’s Quirky Quarter is home to a medley of interactive experiences, brain-stimulating workouts, puzzling challenges and oddball photo opportunities. It takes elements of escape rooms, interactive music shows, insta photo-opportunities and a few ‘head turning’ rooms, creating the ultimate fun day out.
5. Escape Rooms
Escape rooms are definitely one of the best fun things to do in Liverpool if you’re looking for something that will engage your brain and test you under pressure. Have a look at our Best Escape Rooms in Liverpool feature for more info.
6. Roller Skating at the Invisible Wind Factory
Get your skates on and head over to the Invisible Wind Factory’s Rollerdrome to practice your skating, boogie on down at a roller disco or try one of their roller skating fitness classes. All abilities and kids are welcome! This is one of the most unique, fun things to do in Liverpool as roller dromes look to make a come back to the mainstream.
7. Indoor Paintballing
You don’t need to worry about the weather ruining your day with this Indoor paintballing experience just outside of the city centre. Grab a group of mates and start attacking each other, what’s more fun than that?
8. Virtual Reality Gaming
Try your hand at some Virtual Reality gaming with state-of-the-art technology at a specialist VR gaming centre such as VR-VE and VR-Here. It’s a super fun, immersive experience that everyone can enjoy.
9. Go Karting
Team Sport is perfect for speed demons and thrill seekers, with a great city centre location. This is one of our favourite activities when we want to get a group of people together and it’s certainly one of the best fun things to do in Liverpool.
10. Nerf Centre Liverpool
Fancy shooting your mates with a Nerf gun? Well now you can with this indoor Nerf warzone. Nerf Liverpool is the brainchild of the Ultimate Indoor Paintball Group. The Nerf Warzone has fully padded crash mat walls, flooring and obstacles to create the ultimate nerf shooting experience.
11. Trampoline, inflatable and obstacle parks
There are a number of cool trampoline, inflatable and obstacle parks in Liverpool. Located on Brunswick Dock, Bounce House is an interactive inflatable play arena. They have high slides, an assault course, jump bags, trampolines and so much more. Kids, adults, it doesn’t matter, there’s something for everyone at Bounce House.
12. The Climbing Hangar
The Climbing Hangar is an all ages and abilities indoor climbing and bouldering centre. It’s great fun and a good physical activity if you’re looking to let off some steam.
13. Otterspool Adventure Centre
The Otterspool Adventure Centre is a great place to let kids unleash their energy. Their 12-hole adventure golf course is guaranteed fun for the entire family, while their challenging maze is one for those who like a brain teaser. Their Racing Rangers activity gives the kids a chance to test their driving (safely, of course), and the inflatable pillow is simply good old-fashioned fun. For kids, this is certainly one of the best places to come for fun things to do in Liverpool.
14. Liverpool Watersports Centre
Liverpool Watersports Centre offers lots of fun activities where you can take to the water at the famous docks. Try kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing, open water swimming and more. Plus, they have a really fun Aqua Park where you can race your friends on their inflatable track, climbing over obstacles, bounce on the trampoline before racing onto the extreme slide or jumping off the jungle Jim! This is defiantly up there when it comes to fun things to do in Liverpool.
15. Point Blank Simulation Shooting Range
At Point Blank Shooting Range you’ll have access to 60 minutes of simulation shooting, where you’ll be challenged with a number of targets to shoot at for the duration. With no real-life targets or graphic imagery, the shooting simulation gives people a chance to test their aim and trigger reflexes against their mates or go solo to beat their own personal best.
16. Bongo’s Bingo
Well, we couldn’t talk about all the fun things to do in Liverpool without including Bongo’s Bingo could we? Liverpool is the birthplace of one of the wackiest concepts we’ve seen in recent times. Bongo’s Bingo is basically a big bingo rave. Play bingo for prizes ranging from a Henry Hoover to a Jacuzzi and even trips to Ibiza.
17. Shiverpool Ghost Tours
This is our definition of fun things to do in Liverpool, as it doesn’t get much more fun than this one. If you like ghost stories and have a good sense of humour then we’re sure you’ll love Shiverpool ghost tours. You can take a tour around Liverpool’s most haunted city centre locations and have a great laugh along the way.
18. Liverpool Comedy Clubs
19. Hire A Voi E-Scooter
Looking for a faster way to explore or get around the city? The coral-coloured Voi E-Scooters, which you no doubt will have seen zipping around the city are quick and easy to hire. Read more about the scooters here.
Sing Karaoke at MBox on Renshaw Street, where there’s private rooms to hire so you can sing at the top of your lungs with your mates and feel no shame. Or there’s the Baltic Triangle’s Big Fang Karaoke, where you will have access to your own private karaoke room, neon-lit and buzzing with dead-tech, decked out with Lucky Voice’s Karaoke system with 10,000 songs readily available.
21. Go To The Beach
Crosby Beach is the nearest sandy beach to the city centre and it’s also home to sculptor Anthony Gormley’s Another Place statues.
There are a couple of great skate parks in the city with one in the heart of the Baltic Triangle area of the city and Everton’s glow-in-the-dark skate park.
What would be on your list of fun things to do in Liverpool? Leave your comment below and we can add them to our list.