The South Docks comprise ten networked docks, with Albert Dock its glittering centrepiece, opened by Prince Albert in 1846. The docks have the greatest concentration of Grade I Listed architecture anywhere in the UK. And don't forget to take a walk along the Liverpool Canal Link in front of the Three Graces and pass the city's historic waterfront of world famous museums, restaurants and galleries.
Address: Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AA
Visit time: Half to a full day
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: Pay & Display parking is available at the Albert Dock and multi-storey car parks. Also by the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool.
Toilets: There are toilets in Albert Dock among the shop rows.
Riverside walk has amazing views of one of the world's most recognised skylines - The Royal Liver Building, The Cunard building, and The Port of Liverpool Building making The Three Graces
Bespoke gift shops and galleries, The Tate Liverpool, The Shiverpool Ghost Tour, Mersey Maritime Museum, The Beatles Story, International Slavery Museum
You'll see a wide variety of boats, from narrowboats to tall ships and sometimes cruise liners.
Fresh Italian food
Has a range of tempting meal deals
Boasts a great aerial view of the Dock
Coffee and more
There are some benches around the docks
Our Explorers pages have a umber of free to download fun activities and local trails
You may see:
Marine wildlife is thriving under the water. Look out for Conga eels