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Quiet though imposing churchyard...

We visited as part of our Fab Four taxi tour, and saw the graves that inspired the song Eleanor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andy-S60
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London, United Kingdom
Where it all began!

The historic meeting of John Lennon and Paul McCartney took place at St. Peter's Church on July 6... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
mamacooking
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Built by Bell and Roper architects in 1876, this church served Liverpool’s rapidly growing population during the industrial revolution and is a typical structure of that period.
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Church Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 6DA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited as part of our Fab Four taxi tour, and saw the graves that inspired the song Eleanor Rigby. Also, a Mr McKenzie has his grave there, and it's inscribed thereon that he had a daughter, hence 'Father Mckenzie'. Lennon and McCartney first met...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The historic meeting of John Lennon and Paul McCartney took place at St. Peter's Church on July 6, 1957. It is in a very pretty area and a must-see for hardcore Beatles fans.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

It was interesting to view the church where John Lennon grew up as a child and at the church hall where he met Paul McCartney on July 6, 1957. We also enjoying walking around the church graveyard and wondering if the grave for Eleanor RIgby...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

St.Peters church and graveyard is a Beatles fan must see. Elinor Rigby who inspired a song is buried there.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

My wife and I have visited St. Peter's Church every year since 2011 as part of the Pool of Life Beatles tour (see our other review). As mentioned in the other reviews, this site is significant for Beatles fans as in July 6, 1957, Paul...More

1  Thank MoonpieLFC
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A really important place to visit on the Beatles taxi tour. It is the place where John Lennon got most of his inspiration for some of the Beatles most famous songs! I won't say anymore as it will spoil it! just take the tour &...More

1  Thank LiverpoolLass1412
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Where John Lennon and Paul Mc Cartney first met and where a lot of song inspiration comes from. Beautiful church with Eleanor Rigbys grav. Well worth the time!

3  Thank Lars A
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Famous for being the resting place of Eleanor Rigby, but is also last resting place John Lennon's Uncle George (Aunt Mimi's husband) and across the road, at the church hall, is the place where John and Paul first met. It's a beautiful typically english churchyard,...More

5  Thank AnnieMc62
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It was over the road from here, in the Chruch Hall, that John Lennon met Paul McCartney, and it's in the graveyard here that is buried the famous Eleanor Rigby.

3  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It's true: they did - at a church fete right here and it's interesting to ponder how things might have been very different if that meeting had never happened. The other reason Beatles fans come here is to find the grave of Eleanor Rigby, immortalised...More

2  Thank lonewolf44
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Peter, We use Pool of Life Tours every year. Tim is great and is very informative. There are several options for a shorter tour or the almost all day tour (9:30 to 4ish). My wife loves the Beatles so we go on the all day... More
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