11 historic houses in and around Liverpool to visit for a day out, including Speke Hall and Erddig
Merseyside and its surrounding areas are home to some beautiful manor houses and stately homes, that have been standing for centuries.
Perfect for a day out, many of these incredible buildings are surrounded by stunning gardens and acres of greenery, and feature cafes and restaurants too.
- Liverpool and Merseyside’s hidden gems
- Liverpool’s oldest buildings
Many feature original Victorian or Tudor designs, and appear frozen in time, with decor and furniture being that of man centuries ago. The breathtaking grounds are well worth a visit, and are perfect for exploring in all seasons.
Here are 11 historic houses that are a short drive away from Liverpool.
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