Hardman heritage walk 1

Walking trail

A circular walk in central Liverpool taking in the places that inspired Edward Chambré Hardman near Rodney Street, including the two cathedrals.

The Hardmans' House, Liverpool


Map route for Hardman heritage walk 1


The Hardmans' House, 59 Rodney Street, grid ref: SJ353896


From 59 Rodney Street, turn left and head down Rodney Street towards the Anglican cathedral.

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View the cathedral from Upper Duke Street or take a detour to have a look around inside.

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Keep walking along Upper Duke Street with the Anglican cathedral on your right. Turn left onto Hope Street. You will see the Roman Catholic cathedral ahead of you. On Hope Street you will pass a number of places that Hardman photographed.

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At the end of the road stop and explore the Roman Catholic cathedral.

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Once you have left the cathedral, turn right and head downhill towards the city centre. At the large junction at the end of Mount Pleasant turn left onto Renshaw Street and cross over the road. Walk along Renshaw Street until you reach Newington Street on the right-hand side. Walk down here towards Bold Street. Bold Street is known for its cafés and independent shops and was also home to Hardman's first studio at 51a. Turn left onto Bold Street. At the end of the street you will see the steps up to St Luke's Church.

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From the church, walk back up Leece Street (which becomes Hardman Street) to Rodney Street, turn right on to Rodney Street and walk back to Number 59. If you haven't already been round the house, perhaps finish with a tour.


The Hardmans' House, 59 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 9EX

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Paved paths all the way around.

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How to get here

The Hardmans' House, 59 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 9EX
By train

Liverpool Lime Street Station is ½ mile (0.8km) away.

By road

Pay & Display parking on Rodney Street and at the Anglican cathedral.

Hardman heritage walk 1

Facilities and access

  • Property is accessible by timed guided tours only
  • Toilet facilities available