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Quingo Scooters Accessible Attractions: Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival

Bigger than ever before, the Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival is returning to its Pier Head location. This winter staple includes everything from ice skating to delicious food and drinks. As part of this week’s Accessible Attractions series, Quingo Scooters is heading to Liverpool for the Ice Festival.

Whether you want to see the sights from the Ferris wheel, visit the enchanted-forest themed ice bar or browse some of the delightful market stalls, there are plenty of activities taking place that everyone will enjoy!

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What’s on

  • Christmas markets: Home to over 50 market stalls, this traditional Christmas market offers all the festive favourites. With stalls selling trinkets, crafts and decorations, its perfect for all your shopping needs. The markets also boast three outdoor German style bars and a Bavarian food court. Here you’ll be served international specialties, as well as classics, such as mulled wine and hot chocolate. As Liverpool’s biggest Christmas market, this is the perfect place to get into the festive spirit.
  • Fairground rides and games: New to the festival this year, there’s so much entertainment to be found. A notable attraction is the Ferris wheel, from which you can take in the sights of Liverpool’s famous waterfront and skyline. From rides for children to exciting attractions for adults, there’s something for the whole family.
  • Ice skating: Bigger than ever before, the ice rink makes a return to Pier Head. Situated at this historic location and with the Three Graces as a backdrop, you can ice skate under a clear canopy. The rink is accessible and carers skate free of charge.
  • Santa’s grotto: If you’re visiting with children, you can treat them to a visit to Santa in his grotto. Open until Christmas Eve, your children can talk to Father Christmas and receive a present.

Opening times and prices

The festival is open from 17 November 2017 to 7 January 2018, excluding Christmas Day. The opening times vary per day, with longer opening hours on weekends. Full information on opening times can be found here. Prices vary per person and can be booked through the event’s website, found here.

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Getting there

Located at Pier Head, the festival is accessible by all major forms of transport. If you are travelling by car, follow signs to Liverpool city centre, Albert Dock and central tourist attractions. You’ll find signposts for Pier Head Ferry Terminal from the city centre. Car parking is available near the waterfront. Blue badge parking is available nearby, at Q-Park Liverpool ONE, which has 81 Blue badge spaces. The festival can also be reached by public transport, including bus, coach, ferry and train. A timetable and route finder can be found here. Further information on getting there can be found here.

Accessibility

The Liverpool Ice festival is fully accessible for all guests. Surfaces are even and smooth, with many events taking place outside and on ground level. Attractions are accessible too, including the ice rink. Here you can find free tickets for a carer to accompany guests on the rink. For more information on this, you can call the event’s organisers before your trip on 0151 559 3728 or email hello@icefestivalliverpool.co.uk

Further information can be found here.

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