St Johns Beacon
St Johns Beacon
4.5
LookoutsObservation Decks & Towers
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
St Johns Beacon, one of Liverpool's most iconic landmarks is open all year round, 7 days a week and offers unrivalled views of Merseyside, the Wirral, North Wales and as far away as Blackpool. The Beacon is also home to the award winning radio stations Radio City, Radio City Talk and Great Hits Radio, the studios of which you can see when visiting the Viewing Gallery. There is no time limit on your visit and we are totally wheelchair friendly.
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  • Chris H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome time at Radio City Tower
    The two guys who were working on the day were amazing. The customer service and friendliness was the best we’ve experienced. My mum is disabled and on a mobility scooter, they couldn’t do enough to help her, so much so that when we got out we all mentioned it at the same time. If you read this, thank you both! The Tower itself was great, spectacular views of the whole city, we were lucky enough to go up in a clear day, we got some great photos.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 July 2023
  • permia
    62,173 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    From Anfield to Lime Street
    On a gloriously sunny early afternoon it was great to ascend and revel in fabulous vistas across the city, to the outer reaches. Anfield and Everton Water Tower were clearly visible. Moving closer was to view two glorious Cathedrals, RC Metropolitan and Anglican. Royal Liver with its pair of famous birds was easy to identify. In that general area saw cranes of the rapidly nearing completion of the new waterfront stadium. Overall a memorable excursion.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 5 August 2023
  • Beachman
    50 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth doing, especially for a first visit
    Not a bad price for a tourist attraction in a main city. The experience is fairly basic though. Take a lift to a viewing platform and it is all on one floor. No whistles or bells- just a fantastic view of a great city with some straightforward interpretation panels and one video presentation. Staff are friendly and will answer any questions. The whole experience will only last about thirty minutes unless you want to keep going round and round.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 15 August 2023
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Paula D
Liverpool, UK
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Despite living and working in Liverpool for years I'd never been up to the top of St Johns Beacon/Radio City Tower. It's a good value trip up to the top with fabulous 360 degree views of Liverpool and the coastline. Would recommend if you're in town.
Written 22 June 2024
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Lei
Merseyside, UK
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Brilliant staff, really polite and helpful. The view is absolutely breathtaking I recommend to anybody- and love that we could take our little dog too! Would definitely visit again.
Written 18 June 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
Wow what a place, visited here today with my best mate. We were amazed at the views and it was a bonus having 3 lovely members of the team being so lovely from the lad who checked us in to Ross and eva who were a fountain of knowledge they showed us around and were very pleasant,they showed so much enthusiasm for their job it was so nice to see. I would defo come back.
Written 14 June 2024
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Happiness4ever
Lower Langford, UK
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely way to look out over the city. Can spend as long as you like at the top. Worth a visit when in Liverpool . The lift is quick and there are few seats at the gallery but no cafe , it’s literally a viewing gallery only.
Written 4 June 2024
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Pub Monster Neil
Liverpool, UK
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
One of the iconic structures of our city is St John's Beacon.
This very impressive tower offers stunning views of the city of Liverpool and beyond ,its the most recognisable building in the city and a big tourist attraction, its most definitely well worth checking out if you're planning a trip to Liverpool.
Written 22 May 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The views are as spectacular as you can imagine. Even on a cloudy day, it was beautiful. The lift gets you up and down in next to no time, which is quite surprising. Overall, a lovely experience and highly recommended.
Written 4 May 2024
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Katseddon
Evesham, UK
5.0 of 5 bubbles
30 seconds up to 400ft wow, spectacular experience, the views were phenomenal and there was so much information, you could see for miles, then we met Ross, we then had our own private guide, he was full of so much information and knowledge and so very friendly, he pointed out Blackpool for me, my home of birth.
Written 26 April 2024
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Matthew H
Galashiels, UK
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
The views from the top were amazing! So much history in here. We had an unfortunate issue where the lift broke and we were trapped in for 2 hours. Throughout staff were amazing and kept the situation under control. We were given a full refund and still got to see the view. Even got to see a original 8 track for Imagine. Which was incredible. Would come back again and hopefully not get stuck in a lift this time
Written 22 April 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Great place to see views of Liverpool. The staff are friendly and welcoming. Value for money. A must if you are visiting Liverpoo.
Written 13 April 2024
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Katie M
Dublin, Ireland
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We were in Liverpool for a few days and decided to try this on our first day. It is a little expensive but well worth it. My 13 year old was a bit nervous at the height of the tower but once inside she loved the views. It is totally enclosed, so she wasn't scared at all. The kids were particularly impressed with the view of Anfield and again at the view of Wales across the Mersey. A great way to see across the city in all directions. We were really glad we visited here.
Written 6 April 2024
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