The highlight of this short city break to Liverpool is a cruise on the fascinating Manchester Ship Canal.

The trip is as informative as it is relaxing as you listen to a live commentary that explains the story of how the magnificent waterway shaped the city of Manchester and the North West, gliding through the locks and bridges that have remained largely unchanged since their construction over 100 years ago. There is a licensed bar on-board from which you can purchase refreshments and snacks during the trip to Salford Quays.

There is also a ticket included for Liverpool’s Hop On/Hop Off Bus, with an hour’s guided tour with a proper ‘Scouse’ – you can use your ticket all day to visit the sites, including the Albert Docks, Maritime Museum, Liverpool L1 Shopping Complex, The Beatles Experience, the world famous Caven Club and more.

The Atlantic Tower Liverpool is a truly stunning hotel set on the edge of the city’s commercial district, opposite the Royal Liver Building, Cruise Terminal and a close walk away from James Street and Moorfields stations. With 225 bedrooms including suites all light, airy and stylish, this hotel is designed with your comfort in mind. A Mercure hotel it is in the heart of the shopping district, close to Albert Docks and has a fantastic bar with views across the Mersey.

Break Features:

Coach Travel from Local Pick-up Points on the Isle of Wight & the Portsmouth area

Free Ferry  for Isle of Wight Bookings  

3 Nights Half Board  Accommodation

Day Trips on the Manchester Ship Canal

Ticket for Hop on/Hop off with Guided Tour in Liverpool

Free Time in Liverpool

Double (sole occupancy) Supplement – £25pn


Friday – travel to Liverpool to check in to the hotel

Saturday – Start your day with a guided bus tour of Liverpool and then spend the day exploring using the included Hop On/Hop Off ticket

Sunday – Manchester Ship Canal Cruise

Monday – return home