Key to the City™, Liverpool.
Free Landmark Unesco Historic Properties: City Centre (Waterfront)

Star Award 9.4

Pier Head and Three Graces

Pier Head, Canada Boulevard, Liverpool. L3 1DP
Three Graces, Liverpool
Three Graces, Liverpool

The Pier Head is a significant aspect of the World Heritage Site and brings together the majestic Three Graces of The Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool building, making Liverpool Waterfront one of the most recognised skylines in the world.

The Pier Head also boasts the very modern facade of the recently opened Museum of Liverpool and the unusual sight of narrow boats as they pass through the specially constructed Canal Link. Look out for the recent Beatles addition.

Offering visitors a unique experience and a wide range of attractions including the world famous Mersey Ferries and The Museum of Liverpool, the Pier Head is also home to one of Liverpool's most dramatic recent developments, Mann Island, which has radically enhanced the city's famous waterfront skyline and comprises luxury apartments, office space, galleries, cafe bars and restaurants.


Free Entry, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

No easily accessible wifi. Designated smoking areas only.

Opening Times:

The Pier Head is open at all times. The Three Graces are working buildings and generally not open to the public.


Advance booking is not required.


Located to the west of the city centre on the waterfront, access from the Goree at the foot of James Street or Water Street.

Getting There:

National Rail Liverpool James Street railway station: Five minutes walk.
National Rail Liverpool Lime Street railway station: 20 minutes walk.


Parking available nearby - payment required.

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Pier Head and Three Graces, Pier Head, Canada Boulevard, Liverpool. L3 1DP

Last Updated Monday 20 April 2020

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