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Exploring Liverpool

Liverpool's local must-see markets

By hannahk 07 Jun 2023

If you're looking for local, independent markets in the city then look no further. Liverpool is home to lots of cute, independent markets that sell local goods. The perfect day out whether you're looking to treat yourself, buy the perfect gift for a friend or enjoy an afternoon browsing...

The Makers Market

The Makers Market offers artisan food, crafts and music that supports local communities. You can explore everything this Market has to offer in the Royal Albert Dock on the first Sunday of every month as well as the Bombed Out Church on the third Sunday of the month. The Market takes place across the North West so even if you don't manage to get to see it in Liverpool, you never know it might be near your own home! 

The Bombed Out Church is just minutes' walk from city campus Halls. To get to the Royal Albert Dock you can walk an extra 15 minutes or so or take the bus from campus. If you're heading into the city centre from Greenbank, you can jump on the 699 or any other bus heading along Smithdown Road.

Lark Lane Farmers Market

Lark Lane is famous for its many cafés, boutiques, bars and restaurants - the ultimate place to head if you're looking for somewhere for a nice brunch or cocktail even! As well as all the amazing shops there, you can find the local Farmers Market on the fourth Saturday of the month. With just 10-15 minutes walk from Greenbank Student Village or a short bus away for city campus Halls, it's definitely worth a visit. 

Good Market

Good Market is a fairly new market to Liverpool which features local food and drink, clothes, arts, crafts, jewellery and more. Good Market switch up their locations and take place in the likes of Penny Lane, Love Lane Brewery and local farms. You can find out more about their market dates here.

Pop up in the Palm House

This market is just twice-yearly in Sefton Park's very own glass Palm House. If you're in Liverpool for the year then you'll be sure to catch the Spring and Winter market as well as their Food & Drink Market in the summer. If you're living in Greenbank, this amazing venue is just a stones throw away and you can get here in around 5 minutes walk.  Find out more here.