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20 Forthlin Road - McCartney Home

20 Forthlin Road | Allerton, Liverpool L18 9TN, England
+44 870 900 0256
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Full of history

Hubby loved it, a must visit for any Beatles fan to, it's welll worth a visit for all the nostalgia.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Quick Stop on a bus tour

We took a footsteps of the Beatles tour and this was a quick stop. We didn't go in but it was nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Katherine M
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Childhood home of Paul McCartney of Beatles fame is maintained by The National Trust and has been restored to its 1950s appearance for public viewing and tours.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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20 Forthlin Road | Allerton, Liverpool L18 9TN, England
+44 870 900 0256
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby loved it, a must visit for any Beatles fan to, it's welll worth a visit for all the nostalgia.

Thank jameshS5469XT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a footsteps of the Beatles tour and this was a quick stop. We didn't go in but it was nice to see as part of the tour.

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

You really must visit both John’s and Paul’s houses to get the full story and perspective of those early days. Your guide is Sylvia Hall, wife of Colin Hall, who is the guide at John Lennon’s house. Step back in time and immerse yourself in...More

Thank Tonyod123
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Tied in with visit to John Lennon's house on a NT tour again an interesting hour can be spent here. Several mementos to be seen and lots of info from a very knowledgeable guide

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 1 December 2017

To stand outside Paul's door and listen to stories about how he and John would sneak in and out of the house and write and play all their early songs. Brought me chills!! Paul has been known to do drive bys and has visited with...More

Thank marlymom
Reviewed 11 November 2017

As with Mendips, the visit is great - this time the stand-out extras are the photos by Mike McCartney. Seriously talented photographer. The guide (Linda) was excellent. This NT visit is a must for Beatles fans!

Thank JeffB64CPR
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

To visit you have to book with the National Trust who transport you both Forthlin Road and Mendips in minibus adorned with a photo of John and Paul on the side. Both houses have been faithfully reproduced inside with period furniture and it really is...More

Thank baronynine
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Part of National Trust tour with Mendips, fascinating to see how life was back in the 50s and especially to be in the sitting room where quite a few Beatles songs were written by Paul. Tour brought to life by enthusiastic and knowledgeable curator Well...More

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Being a Beatles fan for 55 years, I was thrilled to see Paul's childhood home. Where he lived, learned to play and became what he became. Awesome to contemplate him coming home to his mum to tell her he got a recording contract with Decca...More

1  Thank beagleshnout
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Excellent tour by the National Trust of Lennon and McCartney's childhood homes. Great tour guides at both properties who really explained what their early years were like growing up here.even the bus driver was fab

Thank SueCrook61
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Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
If you want to see inside the houses Paul and John grew up in, the only way is to book a National Trust tour, but it is well worth it. Pick up from a central location and over an hour inside each house. Cannot recommend... More