North West England

North West England Travel Guide

Articles about North West England

By Philip Watson
As an unapologetically superior Londoner, I have come to Manchester and Liverpool armed with the usual array of prejudices about urban life "up north." Neighboring cities locked in the past, I thought. Poor, derelict, and down-at-heel, victims of ...
Lodging, Kiwi-style Imagine returning from a sheep muster to partake of a five-course meal. At New Zealand's Wharekauhau (pronounced "forry-ko-ho"), you can encounter an honest antipodean farm while living in luxury. For 17 years Bill and Annette ...
By Richard Panek
We've got a ticket to ride. It says so on the Magical Mystery Tour admission stub that arrives in the mail a week before we leave for London and Liverpool: "This portion is your ticket to ride." Our boys, Gabriel, 10, and Charlie, 6, get the refer...
By Meg Wolitzer
We've got a ticket to ride. It says so on the Magical Mystery Tour admission stub that arrives in the mail a week before we leave for London and Liverpool: "This portion is your ticket to ride." Our boys, Gabriel, 10, and Charlie, 6, get the refer...
By Nick Faldo
Royal Birkdale, which in July hosts the Open Championship for the ninth time (and, incidentally, is where I won my first seventy-two-hole event, the 1978 British PGA Championship), is a good-looking links that’s also a great test. As you watch the...

Hotels in North West England

A few doors down Mathew Street from where the Beatles played the Cavern, is the Hard Days Night Hotel. With Beatles-themed rooms and other nostalgic kitschiness, it's just of the kind of blatant attempt at commercialization that seems bound to fail in Liverpool.

Things to do in North West England

Anfield has been called soccer's Fenway Park, though from the outside it seems a particularly unlovely factory. The field is an otherworldly green, all that moisture put to good effect. The scale is intimate, and everyone in the tightly packed stands wears red.