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Tuesday Beatles trip

Greatvafternoon visiting Paul and Johns old homes really great. Visit along with a few historic... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
You have to see this !

We had the Taxi Tour ; 55 pound 2 tot 7 people (we were with 4). Claire was our Taxi-Driver....ask... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Childhood home of Paul McCartney of Beatles fame is maintained by The National Trust and has been restored to its 1950s appearance for public viewing and tours.
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20 Forthlin Road | Allerton, Liverpool L18 9TN, England
+44 870 900 0256
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Greatvafternoon visiting Paul and Johns old homes really great. Visit along with a few historic sites strawberry fields penn6 lane etc

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the Taxi Tour ; 55 pound 2 tot 7 people (we were with 4). Claire was our Taxi-Driver....ask for here. She is really amazing #JohnLennonFan.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured both homes and enjoyed both as much. John's was a little more interesting because of all the pictures hanging on walls. Paul's was very cozy and nice. Seeing where they began was most interesting to me and my wife. We've always been huge...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank REaton191948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many reviews which are not an accurate reflection of this bespoke National Trust tour with people saying its rubbish as you cant get in etc etc. Listen, do you want to know a secret..... As a day tripper, you have to book the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank liamshelley
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Really great tour of Paul and John’s houses: no complaints, was all a thoroughly enjoyable experience. One amused observation though: the guide pointed to three books on birdwatching in Paul’s bedroom. Now I’ve been a huge Paul Fan for 40 years, and I have never...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank LobbyGobbler123
Reviewed March 1, 2019

I am not a big fan of Paul's as I still blame him for alienating the other three and being instrumental in their breakup, BUT having said that, it was sheer pleasure to wander through his childhood home on the National Trust Tour. Our guide,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lonieschlefke
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Went on Beatles bus tour but the bus can't go down so had to go next day in car easy to find the cost unfortunately is ..........wait for it £25 per adult and £7.50 per child but if you have a national trust card it's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Behonest26
Reviewed February 19, 2019

This was Paul McCartney’s home before he became famous with The Beatles. It was also where he visited with with James Cordon when he did the Carpool Karoke.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie w
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Was on a tour of beatles locations. It was great to visit the childhood home of Paul Mccartney. Something a Beatles fan has to do.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lane-English
Reviewed December 14, 2018

This is an absolute must for any fab four fan - the host is really knowledgeable and tells lots of anecdotes about Paul and his family. Paul now tells anecdotes about her - he mentioned at his Echo area concert that on his recent visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 9, 2018|
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Response from Lynne M | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to be a member of the National Trust. Only did the Magical Mystery Tour which visits Forthlin Road but you can't go in. Entry is with National Trust only. Hope this helps.
August 9, 2018|
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Response from AlecS628 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to book online, but not on the day itself. This caught me out, so I turned up at the meeting point and there was thankfully space for me to join.
February 23, 2018|
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Response from JeffB64CPR | Reviewed this property |
I think the points about the toilets are most relevant; the content of the tour is fine, nothing controversial or likely to cause any offence. I'd think three is a little too young, but you know your own better than anyone... More