Walking

Walking trail

Hardman heritage walk 2: city centre trail

Walking trail

A circular route, starting at Liverpool Lime Street Station, taking in some of the iconic buildings and views that Edward Chambré Hardman photographed, including the Steble Fountain and the Playhouse Theatre.

The Hardmans' House, Liverpool

Map

Map route for Hardman heritage walk 2: city centre trail

Start:

Liverpool Lime Street Station, grid ref: SJ350904

1

Start outside the main entrance to Lime Street Station. Once outside the station you will see St George's Hall across the road from you. Cross Lime Street and turn right. Walk past St George's Hall, keeping it on your left until you reach the William Brown Street. The Steble Fountain will be in front of you.

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2

Cross the square past the fountain, and walk towards the steps of the Walker Art Gallery. You might want to visit the art gallery to look at their collection. Hardman took one of his most famous photographs from the steps.

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3

From the Art Gallery and Museum, walk to the main road and turn left. Then continue on Whitechapel until you reach the shopping area at the junction of Whitechapel and Sir Thomas Street. Turn left and head towards the Radio City Tower. Walk across Williamson Square and look out for the Playhouse.

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4

Once finished here, stand looking at the playhouse and turn right. Head down towards Church Street. Once there walk down Church Alley to School Lane. You will see the Bluecoat ahead of you. It is one of the oldest buildings in Liverpool's city centre.

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5

From the Bluecoat head back to School Lane and turn right towards Hanover Street. At Hanover street, turn left and keep walking. The road becomes Ranelagh Street.

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6

At the end of Ranelagh Street, turn left onto Lime Street and head back to Lime Street Station. As you turn you will see the Adelphi Hotel ahead of you.

End:

Liverpool Lime Street Station, grid ref: SJ350904

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Hardman heritage walk 2: city centre trail

Terrain

Paved paths all the way around.

Hardman heritage walk 2: city centre trail

Contact us

Hardman heritage walk 2: city centre trail

How to get here

Address
Liverpool Lime Street Station, Liverpool, L1 1JD
By train

Liverpool Lime Street station.

By road

Pay & Display parking at Liverpool Lime Street Station.

Hardman heritage walk 2: city centre trail

Facilities and access

  • Pay & Display parking at Liverpool Lime Street Station