Venture beneath the city streets on the Mersey Tunnel Tour

Liverpool, Merseyside

Take a look underneath and behind the scenes of this most famous of English rivers.

Read more … Close ×

The Mersey Tunnel Tour has amazed visitors since 1934. Thousands make their underwater journey through this engineering tour de force every day – but to really understand how the Queensway Tunnel works, you need to wrap up warm, don your high vis’ jacket and venture, not so much behind, but under the scenes.

Dipping beneath the road surface, you’ll walk down to the depths of the city, dropping into the Tunnel Control Room where eagle-eyed experts monitor the volume and safety of four lanes of traffic, right around the clock.

From here it’s onto somewhere that (hopefully) few tunnel users will ever get to see: the Emergency Escape Refuges.As well as giving you a good insight into the tunnel’s history, you’ll also get a tour of the George’s Dock ventilation building. Forget the ferry: maybe Gerry and the Pacemakers should have been singing about this lot instead.

For more local tourist information:

Refine your search:

Previous slide
E© Mersey Tunnel Tour
E© Mersey Tunnel Tour
E© Mersey Tunnel Tour
E© Mersey Tunnel Tour
E© Mersey Tunnel Tour
Next slide

Latest Twitter updates

Latest Facebook updates

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account