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Royal Albert Dock and Liverpool Canal Link

The Royal Albert Dock, opened by Prince Albert in 1846, is the stunning centrepiece of a network of ten Liverpool docks that form the South Docks.

Did you know that the docks have the greatest concentration of Grade I Listed architecture anywhere in the UK? It includes the Royal Liver Building, the Cunard Building, the Port of Liverpool Building and along the Liverpool Canal Link to the dock area.

So follow the Riverside Walk in front of the Three Graces and pass the city's historic waterfront of world famous museums, shops, restaurants and galleries. Or just stop and take in the incredible view across the Mersey.

Things to see and do

Planning your visit

  • Address

    Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AA

  • Opening times

    The Riverside Walk is open every day but if you want to use the locks you'll need to check boating information

  • Prices

    Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

  • Toilets

    There are toilets in Royal Albert Dock among the shop rows.

Getting here

  • By car

    Pay & Display available at the Royal Albert Dock and multi-storey car parks. Also by the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool.

  • By train

    While James Street Station is the nearest, the main line Liverpool Lime Street Station is a 20-minute walk through the vibrant city streets

photo of a location on the canals
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