A packed calendar at Liverpool Cricket Club

Located in the leafy neighbourhood of Aigburth just south of Liverpool city centre, the 3,000 capacity Liverpool Cricket Club boasts more than a century of history and is the oldest amateur sports club in Merseyside. As well as playing host to cricket, tennis, rugby and squash, it's a hub for events of all kinds, from car boot sales and live music to weddings, birthdays and corporate meetings.

Explore stylish south Liverpool

Aigburth is a well-heeled district just south of Liverpool's epicentre. A half hour stroll brings you to Lark Lane, home to trendy bars and independent retailers and cafes serving Indian, Italian, Thai and more. Nearby too is one of the city's best-loved green spaces, the expansive Sefton Park, which hosts the annual Africa Oyé festival, the biggest celebration of African food, music and culture outside London.

A full day out at National Trust Speke Halll

Liverpool Cricket Club in south Liverpool is less than 10 minutes' drive from National Trust Speke Hall, one of the finest surviving examples of a Tudor manor. Completed in 1598 and set in acres of ancient woodland, visitors can enjoy the well-preserved interiors and finely manicured gardens. Don't miss Adam and Eve, the estate's two ancient Yew trees, both estimated to be 500 years old. Planning a trip to Liverpool Cricket Club? Travelodge Liverpool Aigburth Hotel is walking distance, while Travelodge Liverpool John Lennon Airport Hotel is best for Speke Hall.