Assistance dogs only
Entry is by guided tour only
Toilets at Speke Hall, Liverpool South Parkway and 20 Forthlin Road
Free parking available at Speke Hall. Limited parking available in the car park at Liverpool South Parkway or on nearby streets, but please be considerate of local residents
Adapted toilet. Braille and large print guides available. Tour minibus fully accessible. Steps to entrances, stairs to first floors.
Adapted toilets available at Speke Hall, Liverpool South Parkway and 20 Forthlin Road
Large print (guide or menu)
Braille (guide or menu)
Level access to food outlet
Designated parking spaces available at Speke Hall and Liverpool South Parkway
Mendips: two steps to entrance, ground floor also has steps with access to first floor by stairs only. 20 Forthlin Road: steps to entrance and only some of the ground floor is accessible due to narrow doors, with access to first floor by stairs with handrail.
Access is by pre-booked minibus tour only and visitors arriving at the houses will not be allowed access unless part of one of these tours. Speke Hall - 1 mile off Speke Boulevard (A561). Follow road signs to Liverpool airport or brown tourism signs for Speke Hall. Liverpool South Parkway - Follow A561, turn onto Horrocks Avenue (B5171) and follow signs to Liverpool South Parkway.
Parking: Speke Hall - Free parking available for visitors. Liverpool South Parkway - Parking is available at the station but spaces may be extremely limited as it is a busy commuter station. Free parking is available on nearby residential streets but please be considerate of local residents.
Sat Nav: Speke Hall - L24 1XD Liverpool South Parkway - L19 5NE
Access is by pre-booked minibus tour only and visitors arriving at the houses will not be allowed access unless part of one of these tours
Access is by pre-booked minibus tour only and visitors arriving at the houses will not be allowed access unless part of one of these tours. Speke Hall - Speke Hall is 2 miles away from Liverpool South Parkway and Hunts Cross train stations. Liverpool South Parkway - Journey from Liverpool city centre takes 13 minutes on the Northern Line. Liverpool South Parkway is easily accessible from many train routes from local cities. Please see Merseyrail website for further details.
Access is by pre-booked minibus tour only and visitors arriving at the houses will not be allowed access unless part of one of these tours. To get to Speke Hall or Liverpool South Parkway, the 80, 86, 86A and 500 bus services are the most direct and they depart from Liverpool city centre on a regular basis. For further details of timings and available bus routes, please visit the Merseytravel website.
Pickup from Liverpool South Parkway
If your pre-booked tour departs from Liverpool South Parkway, please wait at bus stand 2 around 10 minutes before your scheduled tour start time.
Book a tour of the childhood homes of Lennon and McCartney. Lots of other tours will take you to look at the outside but this is the only way to see inside the places where John and Paul grew up and the Beatles were born. Find out more and plan your visit.
The childhood home of John Lennon, kept as it was when he lived there with his house-proud Aunt Mimi, in the 1950s.
20 Forthlin Road
The childhood home of Paul McCartney. Smaller and plainer than Mendips, but filled with memories of the Beatles' early days.
Follow the journey of conservation at the places in our care in Hidden Treasures of the National Trust, broadcast on the BBC. Look out for 20 Forthlin Road, Paul McCartney's childhood home, along with the Hardmans' House and Dudmaston Hall in Episode 3.
Book a guided tour to explore the birthplace of the Beatles as you visit the childhood homes of John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney in Liverpool. See where they rehearsed many of their earliest songs.
Book your tour tickets online now and enjoy the unique experience of a visit to the childhood homes of John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney. This is your only opportunity to see inside the places where the Beatles met, composed and rehearsed many of their earliest songs.
Imagine walking through the back door into the kitchen where John's Aunt Mimi would have cooked him his tea, or standing in the spot where Lennon and McCartney composed 'I Saw Her Standing There'.
Join our tour guides on a fascinating trip down memory lane, and take a moment to reflect on these incredible individuals. Visiting the Beatles' childhood homes in Liverpool is an absolute must for fans of any ages. The tours provide a real insight into Lennon and McCartney's humble beginnings.