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A Beatles fan must see

St.Peters church and graveyard is a Beatles fan must see. Elinor Rigby who inspired a song is... read more

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Joyce P
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Where All the Lonely People Belong

My wife and I have visited St. Peter's Church every year since 2011 as part of the Pool of Life... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
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Built by Bell and Roper architects in 1876, this church served Liverpool’s rapidly growing population during the industrial revolution and is a typical structure of that period.
Church Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 6DA, England
+44 151 233 3000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

St.Peters church and graveyard is a Beatles fan must see. Elinor Rigby who inspired a song is buried there.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

My wife and I have visited St. Peter's Church every year since 2011 as part of the Pool of Life Beatles tour (see our other review). As mentioned in the other reviews, this site is significant for Beatles fans as in July 6, 1957, Paul...More

Thank MoonpieLFC
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A really important place to visit on the Beatles taxi tour. It is the place where John Lennon got most of his inspiration for some of the Beatles most famous songs! I won't say anymore as it will spoil it! just take the tour &...More

1  Thank LiverpoolLass1412
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Where John Lennon and Paul Mc Cartney first met and where a lot of song inspiration comes from. Beautiful church with Eleanor Rigbys grav. Well worth the time!

3  Thank Lars A
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Famous for being the resting place of Eleanor Rigby, but is also last resting place John Lennon's Uncle George (Aunt Mimi's husband) and across the road, at the church hall, is the place where John and Paul first met. It's a beautiful typically english churchyard,...More

5  Thank AnnieMc62
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It was over the road from here, in the Chruch Hall, that John Lennon met Paul McCartney, and it's in the graveyard here that is buried the famous Eleanor Rigby.

3  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It's true: they did - at a church fete right here and it's interesting to ponder how things might have been very different if that meeting had never happened. The other reason Beatles fans come here is to find the grave of Eleanor Rigby, immortalised...More

2  Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Woolton is a beautiful village. The people who live there are very lucky. I went there because of the important Beatles meeting . Although important to Beatles fans, the place itself is very impressive. I can understand why the church doesn't emphasise the connection. If...More

4  Thank John O
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Went here to see Eleanore Rigby's grave as I'm sure everyone else does. It's a beautiful grave and nice to see people respect it by not damaging it. Great little stop for any Beatles fan.

1  Thank Restless13Soul
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is where the Quarrymen played the church fete in 1957, and where Paul was introduced to John ,by a mutual friend , in the church hall across the road. Also within the churchyard are the graves of Eleanor Rigby, John's uncle George (Mimi's husband)...More

2  Thank paul m
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Response from MoonpieLFC | Reviewed this property |
Peter, We use Pool of Life Tours every year. Tim is great and is very informative. There are several options for a shorter tour or the almost all day tour (9:30 to 4ish). My wife loves the Beatles so we go on the all day... More