Goodison Park is one of Liverpool's two famous football stadiums, home to the team nicknamed The Toffees or simply The Blues. Located just a short distance from the city centre, booking hotels near Goodison Park allows you to combine a day at the football with sightseeing in Liverpool city centre or beyond.
Useful information for your visit to Goodison Park
With a capacity of just under 40,000, the area around Goodison Park can be extremely busy on a matchday. The stadium also hosts regular tours of the facilities, and other events throughout the year. Make your visit as stress-free as possible with our simple tips.
Everton's ground is in a residential area, with very limited parking on surrounding streets. Use the Soccerbus service shuttle bus from Sandhills station directly to the ground, catch a 26 bus from the Liverpool ONE shopping centre, or the 919 service from opposite Lime Street Station.
Book a place on a Goodison Park tour and get an access all areas experience. Take a seat in the directors' box, walk onto the pitch through the tunnel and see both the home and away dressing room. Tours run three times daily and advance booking is essential. Don't miss the chance to pick up some souvenirs in the club shop.
Tickets for Premier League matches involving Everton go on sale one month before the game and can be bought from the stadium box office. Tickets are sold between 8am and 6pm on weekdays, or 10am to 3pm on non-match Saturdays. Tickets can also be purchased online, through the club's official website.
Best things to do near Goodison Park
Goodison Park is very close to Liverpool city centre and this is perhaps the natural destination for anyone wanting to see more of the area. However, there are equally interesting things to see just a little further afield along the Mersey coast.
Liverpool's regenerated docks are one of the city's most visited attractions. Visit the Liverpool Maritime Museum, find out about the history of the Fab Four at the Beatles' Experience or just enjoy the waterfront views, shopping and restaurants.
Speke Hall is a magnificent timbered Tudor property set in its own extensive grounds on the banks of the River Mersey. It is owned by the National Trust and offers regular workshops and special events during peak holiday periods.
There is no group more strongly associated with the city than the Beatles, who led the British pop domination of the world in the 60s. Book one of the many bus and walking tours around Liverpool to see the band's childhood homes as well as iconic places like Strawberry Fields or Penny Lane.
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