The Liverpool skyline on a clear day


The UK’s friendliest city, Liverpool is famous for football, the Beatles and the ferries across the Mersey. Find out why Liverpool is a fantastic place for retirement.

Lively Liverpool is a great location for retirement living. This welcoming city has a strong sense of community as well as an array of globally famous attractions and cultural claims to fame. The Beatles are still arguably the most famous and influential band the world has ever seen and Liverpool FC is one of the best football clubs on the planet. But there’s so much more to do and see in this vibrant city.

Retire to Liverpool

Transport and connections
Aerial shot over Liverpool and the Mersey river

Liverpool is a major city and seaport on the coast of the North West of the UK in Merseyside in Lancashire.  Liverpool has four central train stations served by four rail companies including Merseyrail for local trips within the region and Avanti which takes you to London in just over two hours. Manchester is under an hour away by train and just over an hour by car. The city is connected to the rest of the country via the M62.

For holidays and international trips, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is one of the North West’s biggest airports with over 70 destinations in the UK, Europe and Africa.

All McCarthy Stone retirement property to buy in Liverpool or retirement property to rent in Liverpool is carefully located to provide easy access to amenities like shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.

Developments in Liverpool

Retirement living in Liverpool. Frequently asked questions