Facilities & access


  • A combined tour of both properties
  • Guide books for sale at both houses and Speke Hall
  • Local produce served at Speke Hall's Home Farm restaurant
  • Pay and display parking available near Jurys Inn hotel. Free parking available at Speke Hall
  • There is no direct access to either house - you must book on one of our tours to see the properties
  • Passengers are required to arrive 15 minutes in advance of the tour departure time and the bus cannot wait for late arrivals
  • For security reasons, bags and cameras are left in secure facilities at both houses and internal photography is not permitted
  • There are no storage facilities for suitcases on the bus or at either house
  • If you wish to visit the houses on the day of departure please call +44 (0) 151 707 0729 for city centre departures and +44 (0) 151 427 7231 for Speke Hall departures
  • School groups should call +44 (0) 151 427 7231 to make a booking

Family & children

  • Pushchairs admitted
  • Children's quiz containing Beatles related trivia
  • Children's trail
  • Please call +44 (0) 151 427 7231 in advance of booking if you want to reserve a space for a child under 5 or will need a child seat


  • Adapted toilet at 20 Forthlin Road and Speke Hall
  • Braille and large print guide available
  • Access is via a fully accessible minibus
  • Mendips: two steps to entrance. Ground floor has steps. Stairs to other floors.
  • 20 Forthlin Road: steps to entrance. Only some of the ground floor is accessible due to narrow doors. Stairs with handrail to other floors.
  • The houses are not adapted for disabled access to the first floor rooms, but a photograph album is available
  • Please call +44 (0) 151 427 7231 in advance of booking if you have special access needs i.e. require a wheelchair, space for a carer or a hearing induction loop