Author: Visit Wirral
Did you know that Wirral played host to the largest ever audience for a live Beatles concert on UK mainland?
Everyone knows Liverpool as being home to The Beatles, however, Wirral, which is separated from Liverpool by the River Mersey, also possesses an a significant yet little-known role in the band's early career.
‘The Beatles across the Mersey’ is a tour of memorable Wirral venues.
You can also view a short film about MerseyBeat, New Brighton, The Beatles and their connection to the area. Video
If you haven’t yet explored The Beatles connection in Liverpool then take another day to do so:
At the Beatles Story exhibition discover the music, culture and story of the band that changed the world
After lunch, book on to a Magical Mystery Tour and let the iconic yellow bus transport you to the famous Liverpool places immortalised by the Fab Four.
And no trip would be complete without a visit to Mathew Street and hearing some live music at the Cavern, the subterranean club where the Beatles played nearly 300 times.