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Things to do with kids who love mermaids and pirates in Liverpool and beyond


If your little one has a huge imagination then you're guaranteed to find something to capture it right on your doorstep.

For those youngsters who love mermaids and pirates, there are plenty of places in Liverpool and beyond that they can enjoy.

Get them dressed up in their best costumes and let them explore pirate ships at the beach or a pirate-themed restaurant.

And for your little merpeople they can follow a beautiful trail of mermaids, see what lives in the sea at the aquarium or even have a splash about at the water park.

Black Pearl Pirate Ship, New Brighton, Wirral

Take your young pirates to visit the impressive Black Pearl on New Brighton beach

The Smugglers Cove, Albert Dock, Liverpool

If you're kids love pirates then Smugglers Cove will go down a storm with them

Free Pirates on the Dock festival at the Albert Dock, Liverpool

Pirates on the Dock returns to Liverpool this September and your little pirates and mermaids are invited

Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure at ECHO Arena, Liverpool

All paws on deck - the Paw Patrol are returning to Liverpool in time for the summer holidays!

Blue Planet Aquarium, Ellesmere Port

Visit the Blue Planet Aquarium in Ellesmere Port and get up close to sharks, starfish and seahorses

Ghost Ship, Formby Beach

Can you spot the ghost ship at Formby beach?

Splash World, Southport

Splash World in Southport has flumes and river rides to excite the kids plus a toddler pool and water play area

15% off entrance fees
Hale Head Lighthouse, Hale, Liverpool

There's plenty for your kids to explore and spot on the shore of the River Mersey

Grace Darling Pirate Ship, Hoylake Beach, Wirral

Head to Hoylake Beach where you can play on the Grace Darling pirate ship

Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool

Merseyside Maritime Museum at the Albert Dock is packed full of hundreds of artefacts linked to Liverpool's rich maritime history