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Mendips - John Lennon Home

251 Menlove Avenue, Liverpool L25 7SA, England
+44 870 900 0256
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Mendips Home of John Lennon where Paul & John wrote those songs

I'm a George Harrison Fan who traveled to Liverpool in 2017 for Beatle Week. I went to Mendips... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_Olivia_Anne_in_Ky
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Louisville, Kentucky
Official Tour

Even if you are not a Beatles fan going on the NT tour is still worthwhile. Bus takes you from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael N
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Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
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The home where John Lennon of the Beatles lived during his youth from 1945 to 1963.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (371 reviews)
“aunt mimi” (71 reviews)
“childhood home” (51 reviews)
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251 Menlove Avenue, Liverpool L25 7SA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a George Harrison Fan who traveled to Liverpool in 2017 for Beatle Week. I went to Mendips without Great Expectations. I was blown away. To stand on that front porch where John & Paul were sent to avoid intruding on the boarders Mime had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not a Beatles fan going on the NT tour is still worthwhile. Bus takes you from Jury's hotel and you get an hour with a very competent guide and freedom to view the house and lots of mementos. No photographs allowed...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just loved seeing all their homes. This one was interesting because his Mom was killed just a few doors away in a fatal accident. Very sad. Paul's mom also died when he was young which was another reason he and John became very close.

Thank marlymom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a fan of John Lennon nor his music.But its so well presented by guides,wich you can tell are very passionate about it.I imagine how good it is for beatles fan

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the trip with the National Trust, as we’re members. It’s the only excursion to John’s house which allows you inside. The custodian of the house, Colin Hill, is very knowledgable and excellent at telling the story of John’s time at the house.

Thank Tonyod123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stories and the pictures are central to the visit, but also the appearance of a house with fittings just as they were gives such a strong reminder of how different life is in such a short space of time - windows with condensation running...More

Thank JeffB64CPR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To visit you have to book with the National Trust who transport you both Forthlin Road and Mendips in minibus adorned with a photo of John and Paul on the side. Both houses have been faithfully reproduced inside with period furniture and it really is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to see both houses back to back and compare. Lennon lived here for 18 years and the house is full of stories and memorabilia brought to life by the excellent curator - a clear 60s Beatles fan :-) Well worth a visit

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Part of our Beatles taxi tour. Driver gave us loads of info about this traditional Liverpool home, which we didn't know ( even though we have lived in Liverpool all our lives!). Part of National trust now, so well maintained & fits in brilliantly with...More

1  Thank LiverpoolLass1412
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

You can visit the outside of Mendips on a tour but to enter the house you need to pre-book tours with the national trust. We booked ours well in advance. Our guide was very knowledgeable and even though we aren't the Beatles generation we still...More

Thank toddydec
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Seashell28_13
10 January 2017|
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sarina1979
26 October 2015|
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Response from Lesleyannbarlow4845 | Reviewed this property |
To visit inside the homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, you have to go through the National Trust and you need to boom in advance as the numbers allowed in are limited. The cost is approximately £24.00 There is... More
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LindaY1879
23 October 2015|
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Response from pampie1 |
The fact that the original, actual furniture isn't still there did not lessen the impact of being inside the homes where John and Paul grew up and collaborated with one another. Just sitting in Paul's living room in the same... More
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