From Blitz to Glitz

Operated by: Liverpool City Walks
blitz, From Blitz to Glitz
10.00 (GBP)

In this 2 hour walking tour you will hear the history of Liverpool’s recovery from the ashes of World War II. your guide will be waiting for you at the James Street Station to walk with you around this recovering city. The tour ends at the Hilton Hotel.

  • Liverpool's recovery from the ashes of World War Two.
  • Hidden clues to Liverpool’s historical “sailors town”.
  • Today’s very modern shopping centre.




2 hours


James Street Station


Hilton Hotel, Thomas Steers Way



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Detailed Description

This 2 hour tour begins at James Street Station with a short walk to the Victoria Monument, Derby Square to the Zig Zag staircase into Paradise Street meandering through the new shopping development where you will discover the hidden clues to Liverpool’s historical “sailors town”.

You will see the Liverpool One, the sixth largest shopping centre in the United Kingdom by size, and you will find out how a city torn apart by war was reconnected to the waterfront and the business district in ways that were innovative and yet respectful of the city’s great heritage. The tour will end at the Hilton hotel.

Ticket Price (GBP)
Adults (P/P) 10.00 (GBP)
Children 5.00 (GBP)

- Comfortable footwear and clothing to match the weather of our Maritime City.
- Please arrive 10 minutes early as our walks leave promptly at the advertised time.
- Tickets are also available from the Visitor Information Centres at the Albert Dock, Lime Street Station and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Outdoor tours/events will continue in all but extreme weather conditions.

Refunds will not be given if you choose not to attend.

We regret that our cancellation policy does not permit the cancellation of ticket(s). Your statutory rights are not affected.

Where we cancel, for whatever reason, and an alternative cannot be offered or taken, a refund in full (if applicable) shall be made within ten (10) working days of such a cancellation being confirmed.

Compensation will not be payable, and no liability will be taken where we are forced to cancel because of unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which we could not have avoided even with all due care.

No compensation will be payable if we cancel because of your failure to comply with these terms.

No additional compensation, consequential losses, additional travelling costs or other such claim shall be accepted in such an unfortunate event.

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