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Liverpool Stag Do Guide

Liverpool is a city set in the North West of England, next to the river Mersey. As a receiver of the EU City of Culture Award, this city beside the harbour has a wealth of experiences waiting you you and the lads to explore. As a massive footballing city, you can catch a top flight match during your stag weekend at one of the city’s two major football teams. As well as this, you can try some of the amazing activity centres that are available within the locale of the city—allowing you to play fun activities such as bubble football, air pistol shooting and hovercrafting!

What’s more, the city has a legendary nightlife, With a historic bar where the Beatles used to perform, to a few beer gardens that are hotbeds of activity. There are also some fantastic nightclubs in the city that will ensure a stag do that your mates won’t soon forget!

Liverpool Stag Do Activities

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Liverpool has a host of amazing outdoor activity centres that you’ll want to consider. The first is Activity For All, which advantageously is based directly in the heart of Liverpool. Archery combat is a massive draw to this activity centre, a this team-based activity is not only less painful that paintball, it also requires greater skill in order to be successful. Using a bow with foam-tipped arrows, you will work together to accomplish adjectives and defeat the other team—who will most likely be another branch of your stag party if you have a big group.

When you’re here, you’ll want to bring your boots, as bubble football is an hilarious activity that all your mates will enjoy. Combining football and zorbing for something that resembles neither, this hilarious activity will have you and your friends playing a five aside whilst stuck in a bubble from the waist up! Activity For All have indoor 4G pitches, meaning you can play bubble football at any point in the year. Even if you’re not into football, the reasons for trying this activity are plain to see—who doesn’t like the idea of crashing into their mates whilst inside a protective bubble!

Speaking of footy, Liverpool is an amazing city for it. Home to two major premier league clubs that have a fierce rivalry, Liverpool FC and Everton FC are the red and blue split that divides football fans in the city. Liverpool FC is one of the most successful clubs in Europe, with fans from all around the world coming to games week on week. You can catch a top game with your lads on most weekends, including the Merseyside derby that happens twice a year, hosted once at the home of Liverpool, Anfield—and once at the home of Everton, Goodison Park.

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Back to activity centres now, as there are other options you may wish to consider. Adventure Cheshire, located 45 mins from Liverpool—have a range of exciting shooting activities. Firstly on offer is the olympic sport of Clay Pigeon Shooting, which entails shooting discs out of the sky using a rifle. Secondly is Air Rifle Shooting, an activity that allows you to handle a high powered rifle attempt to targets.

The final activity centre to consider is Hoverforce, located 40 mins from the city in Cheshire—who have incredible motoring activities on offer. With the largest hovercraft machines in the UK, you and your mates will glide over the water on real-life hovercrafts!

As well as this, Hoverforce also have Dirt Buggies and DTV Shredders for you to mess around in! Rear-wheel Dirt buggies power-sliding around muddy tracks should be enough of an idea to get you excited! As for the shredders, these intriguing machines look a lot like segways—save for the fact that they have tank tracks instead of wheels. Designed in Canada for driving through deep snow, the clever people at Hoverforce realised that these machines make for amazing fun in the mud!

Away from the butch and ‘conventional’ stag do activities are CoverStar Experiences, a Liverpool city-centre recording studio. This unique activity allows you and your lads to have a hilarious afternoon as you form your own boyband and record a track which will be provided in Vinyl to you at the end of the recording session! To add to the hilarity, you can also record a music video, with a professional videographer capturing the magic that will be presented to you in a crystal—clear HD digital CD at the end or the ones back home to see! After your mixtape drops straight fire however, you’re going to have to handle the attentions of the paparazzi. Lucky for you, you can go the full nine yards at Coverstar Experiences, with a professional photoshoot capturing the moment for all to see!

Liverpool Stag Night Ideas

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As far as nightlife in the city goes, The Cavern Club is one of the most popular attractions. This world famous music venue is known as the place where the Beatles performed in the early 1960s. Now hosting live tribute acts day and night, the intimate, brick vaulted cellar is embellished with 1960s memorabilia—a truly historic venue that would make any stag night.

For a no-nonsense bar that serves great beer, The Belvedere Arms is a Quirky old-school Georgian boozer that serves great craft beers from local microbreweries, as well as a long list of G&Ts for those inclined.

If it’s nightclubs you’re after, your options are vast. Heebie Jeebies is a top option, as this late-night bar & club has an outside courtyard that will keep you there from evening to night—hosting eclectic DJ nights and live music.

The Kazimier Garden is another great venue, as this split level beer garden stages an eclectic programme of live bands and club nights.

Liverpool Stag Do Accommodation

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When staying in Liverpool, you can opt for affordable self catering accommodation in the city centre. BridgeStreet at Liverpool One have stylish apartments close to restaurants and nightlife venues. The apartments are fully fitted with kitchens and dining areas, as well as having all the amenities you will need on your weekend in Liverpool.

As well as this, there are numerous hotels that you should pay heed to. The Hope Street Hotel is the city’s first boutique styled hotel, and according to the Guardian—still the best. With all brick walls and loads of light, these contemporary guestrooms have terrific views of the city, as well as being the home of the London Carriage Works restaurant. In the Guardian’s estimations, this among hotels in the city—but some of the finest cuisine in the city of Liverpool—now that’s high praise.

Other options for accommodation are the Radisson Blu, a reliable chain hotel that have affordable rooms available just minutes from the city centre. With spacious rooms and great, a stay here will be more than satisfactory. The Malmaison is another chain hotel, located on Liverpool’s waterfront. With comfortable guestrooms and an in-house bar and brasserie beside a huge open fireplace, The Mal will all the makings of a great spot to come back to after the night out in the city.

For more info on where to stay in Liverpool, check out The Guardian’s guide. 

Image Credits: Activity For All | Endless Adventure North East | Visit Liverpool | Hotel Direct

This is only a microcosm of what you can expect in this amazing city—as Liverpool really is one of the UK’s top stag do locations!