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St Johns Beacon

St. Johns Beacon 1 Houghton Street, Liverpool L1 1RL, England
+44 151 472 6800
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Radio City Tower Viewing Gallery Admission Ticket
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St Johns Beacon, also known locally as the Radio City Tower is Liverpool's Premier Viewing Gallery and is open daily from 10:00am. At over 400 feet, the Beacon offers stunning 360° panoramic views over Merseyside, Wirral, North Wales and as far as the Lake District on clearer days. The tower is also home to award winning radio stations Radio City, 2, 3 and Radio City Talk. It is indeed a working environment thus you can see the presenters and producers at work when you visit the gallery.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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St. Johns Beacon 1 Houghton Street, Liverpool L1 1RL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was taken up to the top. Walked around. Some parts you can't get to as radio station is there. But only paid £2.50 so was ok

Thank Djmorley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit on Tuesday - entrance was hard to find & not signposted - we found it by chance opening a door. Once inside we were greater by knowledgable staff who took us in the lift to the viewing floor. We had rest views all...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit to St Johns Beacon. For a reasonable entrance fee you get to see excellent views over Liverpool, the Mersey and beyond. There was a little confusion about how to actually get into the building but I eventually worked out that...More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 1 week ago

St Johns Beacon or Radio City Tower is a must do in Liverpool. It offers a beautiful view across the city of Liverpool. You can see Anfield and Goodison Park, Liverpool 1 shopping centre and much more. The Staff are very friendly and helpful and...More

Thank James R
967Kelvin, Manager at St Johns Beacon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey James, Thanks for your very kind review chief. Always appreciated, especially a 5* one. Hope to see you again sometime soon. All the best, Team Gallery!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We could see the whole city including views of Wales. Staff were very helpful and explained in great detail about different sites including the St Johns Beacon itself. Would defiantly recommend.

Thank Liamwhite17
967Kelvin, Manager at St Johns Beacon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Liam, Thank you Sir for leaving such a positive review, and a 5* one at that. We salute you. Even Wales got a mention! Hope to see you again sometime in the near future. Kindest Regards, Team Gallery!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

love this building should be advertised more well worth visit up to top views amazing of liverpool city on good day can see blackpool and radio station still working guys on desk and lift lovely to very friendly

Thank pamelairwin
967Kelvin, Manager at St Johns Beacon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Pamela, Thanks for taking the time out to visit our attraction recently, and for going out of your way to leave us such a kind, favorable review. We really appreciate it. Hope we meet again some sunny day. Thanks again. Kindest Regards, Team Gallery!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when we arrived at the tower we followed an arrow that indicated that we should enter a door then climb a considerable number of stairs and being seniors we did not find this easy at all, when we got to the top of the stairs...More

Thank stokesrob
967Kelvin, Manager at St Johns Beacon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi stokesrob, Many thanks for visiting our tower recently and for leaving us a review. We are sorry you had a little trouble finding us. There has been an issue with signage over the past few years, but thankfully am pleased to say that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gives a great view of the city for a small price. It is a very narrow hallway with barely enough room for two people to pass. But, you can watch the radio station at work. Oddly enough, both my partner and myself found the...More

Thank Larkin D
967Kelvin, Manager at St Johns Beacon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Larkin, Many thanks for taking time out to visit our attraction recently and for leaving a favorable review. Much appreciated. Whilst we appreciate your comments regarding the space, we do of course have to share the building with the radio station(s), and it is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a trip to the top if you have time. Great views of Liverpool and interesting history. Used to be a revolving restaurant then was derelict for 14 years until taken over by radio city.

Thank ethrell2016
967Kelvin, Manager at St Johns Beacon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ethrell, Many thanks for visiting our attraction recently and for your kind review. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again sometime in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Gallery!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Liverpool then you have to do this, offers excellent views across the city. It is expensive for what it is, we were only up there 5 minutes. Best way to see Liverpool from high.More

Thank John K
967Kelvin, Manager at St Johns Beacon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi John, Thanks for visiting the tower recently and for taking time out to leave a review. Sorry you thought it was expensive. We like to think we are competitively priced compared to some other attractions, and most people tend to stay for a lot...More

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LushFG
Hi are there toilets at the top and is there somewhere to get a hot drink?
15 January 2017|
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Response from Joobjoo | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw, it's really just a view point! Great but there's nothing else up there!
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Harold909
Is it cheaper to book in advance or pay on the day
20 October 2016|
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Response from 967Kelvin | Property representative |
No difference
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IheartIreland
Where is the entrance? I looked all over yesterday and could not find it. I even asked people around the area and they didn't know.
26 June 2016|
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Response from 967Kelvin | Property representative |
Hi It's at the bottom of the tower on Houghton Street. Thanks
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