History of Anfield Road football stadium in Liverpool UK
Anfield is the official stadium of Liverpool Football Club and has a capacity of roughly 45,000, ranking it the 7th largest football ground in England. Originally the home ground of Everton until they relocated to Goodison Park in 1891, Liverpool FC have called this stadium home since they formed in 1892.
Two of Anfield's gates are named after former managers of the club, Bob Paisley and Bill Shankly. At the start of the millennium, plans were unveiled to replace this stadium, however the new owners instead decided to redevelop the ground and increase its seating capacity to around 65,000.
This ground has seen some spectacular highlights over the years including its 5th round FA cup match against Wolverhampton in 1952. This was the game that saw the highest attendance ever recorded at this stadium. Anfield is closely situated to Lime Street Station and also a fine selection of low cost B&B's and cheap hotels.
Cheap Accommodation within close distance of Attractions
Finding overnight and reasonable priced accommodation within range of Anfield road will locate you in the immediate proximity of several well known Liverpool attractions. The Isla Gladstone Conservatory is situated just down the road and you could also visit the Liverpool FC Museum for a guided tour of the training facilities.
Newsham Park is roughly a mile away and Stanley Park is even closer. There are numerous snooker halls within the vicinity and an excellent supply of pubs and restaurants. The Thomas Frost Wetherspoon is located to the northwest and if you head a little further, you could visit the local organic brewery.
Many of the most prominent attractions in this city are located to the south of this football club and this includes something for every taste. Whether you are looking for historical intrigue or an intriguing venue to enjoy a swift one, the fantastic city centre will provide you with something worthwhile.
Visit the Hot Water Comedy Club or the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King. Beatles Tours are available from nearby and you could also enjoy a photo safari like no other. Accommodation in this area of the city is easy to come by as there are cheap hotels and B&B rooms for the night to suit an array of different tastes and preferences.
Hotel and B&B rooms for the night - Where Should I Stay ?
As with many of the best attractions, most of the finest hotels are located to the south of this football paradise. Many cheap hotels are located within minutes of the Kingsway Tunnel which will give you direct access to the area of Birkenhead.
Finding a reasonably priced bed and breakfast (b&b) room to let here wont be difficult either and from this part of the city, you will be in close proximity of the ferry port which provides daily trips to the Isle of Man and Ireland.
A bed and breakfast or guest house for one night or a couple of nights is the ideal solution for away fans going to watch a match as you will be able to enjoy some top end sport followed by a comfortable rest in one of the city's most vibrant areas. A healthy breakfast will prepare you for the journey home.
A very popular hotel is 3 star Beech Mount Executive Accommodation. This hotel accommodation offers free Wi-Fi and free secure parking not far from the city centre and Lime Street rail station.
Also well placed is three star The Devonshire House Hotel. This hotel offering very cheap prices and free car parking is close to the city centre and the football ground of the Reds. There hotel has good access to the M62 and Lime Street rail station is a short drive away.
One of the most popular hotels in Liverpool is 3 star The Liner at Liverpool. This accommodation is near by Lime street rail station and Merseyrail underground station in the city center. Top hotel !
If you are searching for an apartment, check out great rates for Premier Apartments Liverpool Eden Square. These apartments are located in the city centre, a 10 minute drive away from Anfield and Goodison Football stadiums. Offering great value for money, Premier Apartments are an excellent alternative to traditional hotel accommodation.