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Liverpool's Hidden Histories: A Self-Guided Walking Tour


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Explore Liverpool’s links to the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the American Civil War at your own pace with this affordable audio tour.

• Find out if the Civil War really end in Liverpool and what a fountain in the city centre fountain has to do with the slave markets of Senegal
• Hear from producer Tommy Allen who’s authored four books that unpack different aspects of Liverpool’s long history
• Do it all in 40 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Mersey Ferry Terminal, Liverpool, UK

The tour begins at the Mersey Ferry Terminal on the Pier Head just a few metres from Liverpool's iconic Liver Building.

Pass By: Piazza Fountain, Drury Lane, Liverpool England

The tour briefly stops in front of Piazza Fountain where you'll hear the story behind the controversial creation of the fountain.

Pass By: Our Lady and Saint Nicholas Church and Garden, Church Street, St Nicholas Place, Liverpool England

The tour passes by the Liverpool Parish Church.

Pass By: Nelson Monument, Horton House Exchange Flags, Liverpool L2 3PF England

The tour passes by the Nelson Monument. You'll hear about Nelson as you walk.

Pass By: Derby Square, James Street, Liverpool L2 7NU England

The tour passes through Derby Square.

Pass By: Salthouse Quay, Liverpool L3, UK

The tour passes Salthouse Quay.

Pass By: Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ England

The tour ends in front of the Merseyside Maritime Museum.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitiser with them to ensure their own protection and the protection of others.
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS

  • Food/Drink
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Transportation

Departure Point
Mersey Ferry Terminal, Liverpool, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/30/2020 - 12/13/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

40 to 60 minutes

Return Details
Merseyside Maritime Museum, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the VoiceMap in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.