Make the most of this cosy and colourful season with our guide to autumn in Liverpool. From frightful Halloween fun and leafy walks to keeping out of the rain, we’ve got it covered!
We’ve compiled activities for date nights, family days out or catch ups with friends for the ultimate guide. So, take a browse of the best of things to do this Autumn in Liverpool…
Autumn Liverpool Guide
Brave a Halloween Film Night
Get in the spirit for Halloween this Autumn with a spooktacular film night. Brought to you by Independent Liverpool, audiences can look forward to catching Halloween favourites in the atmospheric surroundings of Sefton Park Palm House. This year’s showings include Mommie Dearest, Hocus Pocus, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Gremlins, Nightmare on Elm Street and Dracula.
Warm Up at Frederiks By the Fire
Escape the Autumn chill and warm up by the cosy fire at Frederiks. One of the best independent bars and restaurants in Liverpool, this cosy gem is a favourite for wine, cocktails and tasty food served in style. Based in the heart of Liverpool’s historic Georgian Quarter, this special spot in the city is calling your name this Autumn.
Indulge in Delicious Hot Chocolate
Rainy Autumn weekends are the perfect excuse for a little indulgence! And Space Coffee is a go-to spot for warming hot chocolates and speciality drinks that really mean business. Think overflowing, creamy, chocolatey goodness at its very best. You’ll find yourself spoilt choice at this hidden gem in the leafy suburbs of Aigburth.
Treat Yourself to Some Comfort Food
If mountains of hot chocolate aren’t quite enough, it may be time for a spot of comfort food. And where better to keep warm than the cosy surroundings of Filter + Fox? Crafting seasonal menus to match your mood, this homely coffeehouse invites you to get snug in style. We recommend tucking in to their famous grilled cheese alongside an artisan coffee, expert cocktail or glass of wine for the ultimate Autumn treat.
Enjoy a Night Out to the Theatre
A night out to Liverpool’s Playhouse of Everyman Theatre is a fantastic way to soak up some culture and keep nice and warm. Liverpool’s atmospheric theatres showcase a wide range of plays throughout the year, perfect for visiting with friends, family or your other half. This Autumn’s dazzling productions include The Lovely Bones, Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art and Jane Austen’s Persuasion.
Get Cosy at The Kazimier Gardens
There are few spots with a more Autumnal feel than Kazimier Gardens. Dig out that wooly jumper and enjoy a mulled cider or wine alongside the cosy flames of the fire. Illuminated by twinkling lights from every angle, this enchanting spot is the place to be this Autumn in Liverpool. We’ll see you there!
Plan a Family Day of Pumpkin Picking
Embrace the very best of autumn this year with a family day out to The Pumpkin Patch. Only a short drive from Liverpool city centre, slip on your wellies and get ready to explore the grassy fields! A memorable activity for big kids and little kids, you can look forward to selecting your very own pumpkin to take home and carve. Not forgetting, this is an unmissable opportunity for snapping some family photographs.
Come in from the Cold with Jazz
Leave the autumn chill at the door and spend a warm evening filled with live music at The Grapes. Host to one of the best jazz nights in Liverpool, the atmospheric pub is bursting with character and friendly faces. You can look forward to catching Jazz Con Fusion every Sunday as the talented musicians showcase classic jazz and new takes on older tunes. What better way to round off the weekend?
See the Autumn Colours at Sefton Park
For the crunchy sounds of deciduous leaves and the colourful glow of autumn, head to Sefton Park for a crisp and seasonal stroll. Take a step back in time and discover all that this Grade 1 listed park has to offer as you enjoy 200-acres of nature. Sefton Park is home to plenty of hidden gems, from stepping stones and statues to everything in between. You’ll also find a magnificent lake perfect for sitting alongside with a picnic. And with Lark Lane cafes, bars and restaurants just around the corner, you could even finish the day off with a well earned pint or bite to eat.
Discover the Magic of The Storybarn
A little further into the suburbs of Liverpool, it’s well worth spending a day this autumn discovering the magic of Calderstones Park. The beautiful park is a firm family favourite and now home to The Reader Organisation. A wonderful spot with a community feel, The Reader Cafe and Storybarn are fantastic for a day out with the little ones come rain or shine. The enchanting Storybarn plays host to interactive storytelling and theatre experiences, perfect for those with a love for adventure.
Spend a Lazy Afternoon at the Library
Fans of the written word will also find themselves right at home this Autumn at Liverpool Central Library. Loved by locals and a must-see for visitors to the city, the library’s beautiful Picton Reading Room has the magical feel of Hogwarts. From the grand wooden shelves to intricate details, find yourself swept away by this spectacular room. This Autumn, sit back, relax and get stuck in to a truly wonderful book.
Experience the Thrills of Shiverpool
Delve into the dark and mysterious history of Liverpool with an award-winning Shiverpool ghost tour. A thrilling autumn activity for the whole family, Shiverpool tours are sure to give you chills. However, the professional tours offer the perfect balance of frightful fun, showcasing fascinating tales with plenty of humour. This is one experience you’ll never forget!
We hope you’ve enjoyed our guide to autumn in Liverpool. What better city to spend the season?