|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Abergele|
~9.77 miles from Abergele city center
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~10.18 miles from Abergele city center
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City Centre Llandudno
~10.66 miles from Abergele city center
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Wirral Tramway and Transport Museum
~24.50 miles from Abergele city center
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Wirral Transport Museum is a museum situated 1 mile from the Mersey Ferry service at Woodside, Birkenhead, England.A vintage tram service links the museum and the ferry at certain times. Admission into the museum is free with a broad selection of vintage and classic vehicles, including trams, buses, cars, bikes, and a fire engine. It also includes views of ongoing projects in the museum's workshops, a 26 feet long model railway layout and a reconstructed 1930s garage scene.In 2009, as part of its Strategic Asset Review, owners Wirral Borough Council plan to dispose of the museum, transferring it to a Community Development Trust. It recommended that "... the specialist role of the Transport Museum be protected as far as possible."
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Abergele|
~24.62 miles from Abergele city center
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The Wirral Museum, formally the Birkenhead Town Hall is situated in Hamilton Square, one of the finest Georgian Squares in the country. Hamilton Square was the dream of William Laird, the great shipbuilder. He wanted a fine square to be the centre of his Birkenhead, city of the future. Between 1825 and 1844 the elegant houses around the square were constructed, with the area between Brandon Street and Mortimer Street earmarked as the site for the Town Hall. The building is a combination of Scottish granite and local sandstone and was designed by local architect, Charles Ellison in 1882. Its 200 foot clock tower is a major landmark visible from the waterfront on both sides of the River Mersey. Its Cambridge chimes have been heard around the town of Birkenhead since the clock was first s...
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Birkenhead Priory and St. Mary's Tower
~24.63 miles from Abergele city center
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Birkenhead Priory is in Priory Street, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England. It is the oldest standing building on Merseyside. The remains of the priory are a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It was founded about 1150 by Hamon de Masci, 3rd Baron of Dunham Massey for the Benedictine Order.The Priory was visited twice by Edward I due to its strategic importance being close to the borders of Wales, and also the Irish Sea.In 1318 the monks from Birkenhead Priory were granted ferry rights by Edward II. This allowed them to build a house in what is now Water Street to store their corn. The house was also used by travellers for shelter if the weather was too bad for the ferry to cross the River Mersey.The priory's chapter house is consecrated as an Anglican church...
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Shore Road Pumping Station
~24.70 miles from Abergele city center
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The Shore Road Pumping Station is a pumping station situated in Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, England. It contains the pumps which remove water from the railway tunnel under the River Mersey. When it was built in the 1870s the pumps were driven by steam beam engines. Electric pumps subsequently replaced the beam engines; however one of the original pumps, the 'Giant Grasshopper', remains on display.In 2009, as part of its Strategic Asset Review, owners Wirral Borough Council plan to close the museum.
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Pacific Road Arts Centre
~24.75 miles from Abergele city center
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A music and theatre venue. From their website:Paying for your ticketsYou can book your tickets online by clicking the Buy Tickets button, next to the show you want to see, on the What's On page. Our online booking is processed securely by HSBC & Smart TPS.Alternatively you can pay for your tickets in the following ways:In cash at the Box Office.By credit/debit card in person or by phone on 0151 666 0000.By cheque in person or by post, payable to Wirral Council. If by post, send to:Floral Pavilion TheatreBox OfficeMarine PromenadeNew BrightonWirralMerseysideCH45 2JSPlease enclose a SAE for prompt dispatch of tickets. Or alternitively we will send you your tickets to you for a small charge of 50p or they can be left for collection on the door.The new c...
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Abergele|
~24.89 miles from Abergele city center
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spaceport.org.ukVictoria PlaceWallasey, Wirral CH44 6, United Kingdom0151 330 1333
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Abergele|
~25.56 miles from Abergele city center
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Tate Liverpool is an art gallery and museum in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, and part of Tate, along with Tate St Ives, Cornwall, Tate Britain, London, and Tate Modern, London. The museum was an initiative of the Merseyside Development Corporation. Tate Liverpool was created to display work from the Tate Collection which comprises the national collection of British art from the year 1500 to the present day, and international modern art. The gallery also has a programme of temporary exhibitions. For a time it was the largest gallery of modern and contemporary art in the UK outside of London.The gallery opened in 1988 and is housed in a converted warehouse within the Albert Dock on Liverpool's waterfront. The original conversion was done by James Stirling but the building was given a maj...
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Abergele|
~25.58 miles from Abergele city center
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The Cunard Building is a Grade II* listed building located in Liverpool, England. It is sited at the Pier Head and along with the neighbouring Liver Building and Port of Liverpool Building is one of Liverpool's Three Graces, which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.It was designed by William Edward Willink and Philip Coldwell Thicknesse and was constructed between 1914 and 1917. The building's style is a mix of Italian Renaissance and Greek Revival, and its development has been particularly influenced by Italian palace design. The building is noted for the ornate sculptures that adorn its sides.The building was from its construction until the 1960s, the headquarters of Cunard Line, and the building retain...
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Port of Liverpool Building
~25.58 miles from Abergele city center
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The Port of Liverpool Building (formerly Mersey Docks and Harbour Board Offices, more commonly known as the Dock Office), is a Grade II* listed building located in Liverpool, England. It is sited at the Pier Head and along with the neighbouring Liver Building and Cunard Building is one of Liverpool's "Three Graces", which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.The building was designed by Sir Arnold Thornley and F.B. Hobbs and was developed in collaboration with Briggs and Wolstenholme. It was constructed between 1904 and 1907, with a reinforced concrete frame that is clad in Portland Stone. The building acted as the headquarters of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board (MDHB) for 87 years, from 1907 to 1994, when...
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Royal Liver Building
~25.58 miles from Abergele city center
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The Royal Liver Building (pronounced /'la?v?r/) is a Grade I listed building located in Liverpool, England. It is sited at the Pier Head and along with the neighbouring Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building is one of Liverpool's Three Graces, which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.Opened in 1911, the building is the purpose-built home of the Royal Liver Assurance group, which had been set up in the city in 1850 to provide locals with assistance related to losing a wage-earning relative. One of the first buildings in the world to be built using reinforced concrete, the Royal Liver Building stands at 90 m tall and was, until the construction of St John's Beacon in 1965, the tallest building in the ...
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~25.64 miles from Abergele city center
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Merseyside Maritime Museum
~25.64 miles from Abergele city center
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The Merseyside Maritime Museum is a museum based in the city of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is part of National Museums Liverpool and an Anchor Point of ERIH, The European Route of Industrial Heritage. Opened in 1980 and expanded in 1986, the museum occupies warehouse block D at the Albert Dock, along with the Piermaster's House, Canning Half Tide Dock and Canning Graving Docks.The city’s seafaring heritage is brought to life within the historic Albert Dock. The museum’s collections reflect the international importance of Liverpool as a gateway to the world, including its role in the transatlantic slave trade and emigration, the merchant navy and the RMS Titanic.
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~25.65 miles from Abergele city center
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The Beatles Story is located on Liverpool’s historic Albert Dock. The attraction opened in 1990 and has since welcomed over two million visitors from around the world.At the Beatles Story, the story of the rise of the 1960s band The Beatles is told. There is an audio guide narrated by John Lennon's sister, Julia.The story begins at Woolton Village Fete, where Paul McCartney tells how he first met John Lennon. On view are some of the original instruments played by John and his Skiffle band and the Casbah Coffee Club.Three years later, the band was in Hamburg, Germany. John, Paul, George, Stuart and Pete played as The Beatles at the Star Club.Next the story moves back to Liverpool and the Cavern Club at the height of the Merseybeat era, with recollections from Cavern Club reg...
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Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre
~25.66 miles from Abergele city center
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The BT Convention Centre located adjacent to the Echo Arena, was opened in April 2008. Boasting to accommodate some of the most modern facilities in Europe and luxury conference rooms with stunning riverside views the convention centre, since its opening has won numerous awards. Most notably the CONFEX Best UK Venue award for the past two years. Among the centre's other awards are Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative award and the ‘Most Effective Team’ prize at the Exhibition News awards.The flexibility of the centre's facilities makes the BT Convention Centre a unique setting for conferences. The impressive main auditorium comfortably seats 1350 delegates using two seating drums (unique in England) which revolve, the space is divided into/up to three separate, self-contained ...
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International Slavery Museum
~25.68 miles from Abergele city center
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A new International Slavery Museum is being created in Liverpool as part of the National Museums Liverpool group. It will be the world's largest museum pertaining to the Atlantic slave trade.The first phase of the new development opened on 23 August 2007. That date marks the 200th anniversary of the 1807 Slave Trade Act, which abolished the slave trade (though not slavery itself) in the United Kingdom and its possessions, the tenth International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, as well as, the beginning of the slave uprising in Santo Domingo.The Merseyside Maritime Museum used to house a Transatlantic Slavery Gallery. Phase 1 of the International Slavery Museum involved relocating current exhibitions to the third floor of the museum and adding new display...
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Liverpool Town Hall
~25.82 miles from Abergele city center
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Liverpool Town Hall stands in High Street at its junction with Dale Street, Castle Street, and Water Street in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is a Grade I listed building, described in Images of England as "one of the finest surviving 18th-century town halls". The Buildings of England series refers to its "magnificent scale", and considers it to be "probably the grandest ...suite of civic rooms in the country", and "an outstanding and complete example of late Georgian decoration". The town hall was built between 1749 and 1754 to a design by John Wood the Elder replacing an earlier town hall nearby. An extension to the north designed by James Wyatt was added in 1785. Following a fire in 1795 the hall was largely rebuilt and a dome designed by Wyatt was built. Minor alterations have su...
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Central Train Station
~25.84 miles from Abergele city center
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Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse
~25.87 miles from Abergele city center
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Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse, (Stanley Dock, Liverpool, England) is a grade II listed building and is the world's largest brick warehouse. Standing 125 foot (38 m) high, the building was at the time of its construction in 1901, claimed to be the world's largest building in terms of area. The 14 storey building spans across 36 acres (150,000 m2) and its construction used 27 million bricks, 30,000 panes of glass and 8,000 tons of steel.The overall design is by A.G. Lyster, the Dock Engineer, but Arthur Berrington almost certainly played a part. The warehouse was a late addition to the Stanley Dock complex and was built on land reclaimed from the dock. Stanley Dock is accessible from the dock system or by barge from the Leeds and Liverpool Canal which enters under Great Howard Street brid...
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Eastham Country Park
~26.02 miles from Abergele city center
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Eastham is a small town and an electoral ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, England. It is situated on the Wirral Peninsula, to the south of Bromborough and north of Ellesmere Port. At the 2001 Census, it had a population of 12,250 (5,940 males, 6,310 females), although the total ward population for the town stood at 13,637 (6,562 males, 7,075 females)
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Abergele|
~26.03 miles from Abergele city center
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The Neptune Theatre, built in 1913, is one of many theatres in Liverpool, England. It has been threatened with closure several times, and is currently not in use. The theatre seats 445 on its two levels.The theatre originally opened in 1913 as Crane's Music Hall. The Crane Brothers' music store had been trading for several years when they opened the music hall above their store on Hanover Street in central Liverpool. Over the first few years, many amateur drama groups staged productions there, thus leading to its renaming as the Crane Theatre in 1938.Little changed over the next twenty years, until in 1960 a bar was opened in the theatre's box office area. However, the theatre was threatened with closure in 1966. In 1967 the theatre was purchased from the Cranes by Liverpool Corporat...
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City Centre Liverpool
~26.07 miles from Abergele city center
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Royal Court Theatre
~26.12 miles from Abergele city center
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The Royal Court Theatre is a non-commercial theatre on Sloane Square, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It is noted for its contributions to modern theatre. In 1956 it was acquired by and is home to a resident company, the English Stage Company.
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~26.14 miles from Abergele city center
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The Liverpool Playhouse is a theatre in Williamson Square in the city of Liverpool, England.Although a concert room had existed on the site since approximately 1844, the Grade II* listed theatre seen today was built in 1866, when it was the Star Music Hall. Changing ownership and name to Star Theatre of Varieties and then Star Theatre it became the home to Liverpool Repertory Theatre Company, which was established in 1911, and disbanded in 1999. The name was changed to The Playhouse in 1917. Among actors in the company were Robert Donat, Michael Redgrave, Alex Atkinson, Anthony Hopkins, John Thaw and Ian McKellen. During the Second World War it was home to the Old Vic. The theatre was briefly closed in the late nineties, but reopened in 2000 under the management of Liverpool and Merseysi...
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Clayton Square Shopping Centre
~26.20 miles from Abergele city center
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Shopping centre which includes Virgin Megastore, Body Shop, JD Sports, Principles, Paper Mill, Boots, Disney Store.
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Liverpool Central Library
~26.29 miles from Abergele city center
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Liverpool Central Library is the largest of the 24 libraries in Liverpool, England. The Liverpool Central Library can be found in the centre of Liverpool.The library is located in several adjoining historic buildings on the city's historic William Brown Street. The library's first building was the William Brown Library and Museum building which was completed in 1860 and which it has always shared with the city's museum, now known as World Museum Liverpool. The library was then extended further to the right with the addition in 1879 of the Picton Reading Room and to the rear with the Hornby Library in 1906. All three of these buildings are Grade II* listed buildings and are built in a classical style similar to other buildings on the street.In May 2008 it was announced that some of ...
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St. George's Hall
~26.29 miles from Abergele city center
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St George's Hall is on Lime Street in the centre of the English city of Liverpool, opposite Lime Street railway station (grid reference SJ349907). It is a building in neoclassical style which contains concert halls and law courts, and is a Grade I listed building. On the east side of the hall, between it and the railway station is St George's Plateau and on the west side are St John's Gardens. The hall is included in the William Brown Street conservation area. In 1969 Pevsner expressed his opinion that it is one of the finest neo-Grecian buildings in the world although the building is notable for its use of Roman sources as well as Greek ones. In 2004 the hall and its surrounding area were recognised as part of Liverpool's World Heritage Site.
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Walker Art Gallery
~26.29 miles from Abergele city center
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The Walker Art Gallery houses a collection including Italian and Netherlandish paintings from 1300–1550, European art from 1550–1900, including works by Rembrandt, Poussin and Degas, 18th and 19th century British art, including a major collection of Victorian painting and many Pre-Raphaelite works, a wide collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, 20th century works by artists such as Lucian Freud, David Hockney and Gilbert and George and a major sculpture collection.The first John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize exhibition was held in 1957. Sponsored by Sir John Moores, founder of Littlewoods, the competition has been held every two years ever since and is the biggest painting prize in the UK.There is a regular programme of temporary exhibitions which in 2009-10 has include...