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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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Joint visit, with Mendips, on the National Trust minibus

As with Mendips, the visit is great - this time the stand-out extras are the photos by Mike... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Derby, United Kingdom
A Must For Any Beatles Fan

To visit you have to book with the National Trust who transport you both Forthlin Road and Mendips... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can visit the outside of 20 Forthlin Road on a tour but to enter the house you need to pre-book tours with the national trust. We booked ours well in advance. Our guide was very knowledgeable and even though we aren't the Beatles generation...More

Thank toddydec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must book this tour in advance with The National Trust. Only 15 persons per tour via mini bus. You have an hour at Paul McCartney's former home. The tour guide, Sylvia brings the visit to life taking you back to the 1950's and 60's...More

Thank BronteTripper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

She had info . but my impression . is she thought it was funny to engage the crowd in a teasing kind of way .. maybe im sensitive . but keep to the facts . make it fun .. but dont put folks on the...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am an absolute mega-fan and travelled all the way from Australia but my friend isn't and we both thoroughly enjoyed our National Trust tour of John and Paul's homes. Make sure you pre-book a tour with the National Trust as it's the only way...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My main reason for visiting Liverpool. A well organised tour and an informative, guide. To stand where my idol had stood and to go through from room to room was just amazing.

Thank SussexDolly
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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