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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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I feel sorry for the neighbours

For over 30 years I lived not half a mile away from this house and the only time I have seen it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bill B
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
A must for ant Beatle Fan

I have done the whole Beatle memory trip - todays copy alike cavern , Ringo's house, Strawberry... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Barry M
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

For over 30 years I lived not half a mile away from this house and the only time I have seen it was this year - 33 years later. I now know that I have not missed anything but can appreciate that Beatles fans (I...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have done the whole Beatle memory trip - todays copy alike cavern , Ringo's house, Strawberry fields when they were still a home, and Forthlin is an essential part of that pilgrimage.

Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I must admit I wasn't sure what to expect for this tour. But the guide was excellent and had some really good insights into the McCartney's childhood and subsequent career. Really great to see the National Trust doing such excellent work. Book early to go...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just managed to slip in the NT tour while in Liverpool on business, and *so* glad I made it! I went only 5 days after Paul himself had been, much to the surprise of the local area. The tales of his recent visit to the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit made on Saturday to Mendips, and then to 20 Forthlin Road. Wonderful opportunity to step inside and absorb all that this important piece of property gives. And it does give so very much. The Official Guide and Curator was excellent. What a lovely...More

Thank Schilthorn2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of four stops on the Magical Mystery Tour coach trip around Liverpool, and although we only did the outside view - you can book a National Trust tour for the inside - it was a lovely house in a really beautiful part...More

Thank Georgy R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this on the beatles tou, our guide was the best, she was from london but amazing information a must see.

Thank Trish Jenkins M
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

As amazing as Johns home and like Johns, has been renovated and taken back to the 1960’s. The custodian is the wife of the gentleman at the Lennon home and they certainly know their stuff. Mike McCartney has shared loads of family photos and it’s...More

Thank Liz C
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Visited Paul McCartneys birthplace as part of Magical Mystery Tour although we could not go inside you can book via the national trust to go inside but still worth a visit.

Thank daggersman
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Going inside Pauls childhood home is wonderful. The guide was so knowledgeable with stories of his childhood here and the days of the Beatles rehearsing in the back room where Pauls dad would put egg boxes on the wall to soundproof it . It is...More

Thank jojomax2015
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TheJacquesTravels
24 February 2018|
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Response from JeffB64CPR | Reviewed this property |
I think the points about the toilets are most relevant; the content of the tour is fine, nothing controversial or likely to cause any offence. I'd think three is a little too young, but you know your own better than anyone... More
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sueelliott9
22 January 2017|
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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
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