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The area that inspired Paul McCartney's 1967 song, 'Penny Lane', complete with the shelter in the middle of the roundabout, the bank and the hairdresser. The fire station is about a mile away. Paul McCartney used to sing in the choir at St Barnabas' Church at the junction of Penny Lane and Smithdown Road. With the possible exception of the church, none of these places is open to the general public, as such.

Post code is approximate.

Penny Lane
L18 1LZ
Let me take you down...
Website for The Beatles Story museum
Not far from Woolton, where Paul and John met, and other Beatles' sites
Local Authority

The gates of the former Salvation Army children's home, Strawberry Field, which inspired John Lennon's 1967 song, 'Strawberry Fields Forever'. The current gates are replicas, the originals were on display in The Beatles' Story museum at Albert Dock, Liverpool, as of June 2017.

The gates can be seen from the road. The site is owned by the Salvation Army, which is proposing to develop it - including a small museum dedicated to the song and its inspiration.

Beaconsfield Road
L25 6DA
Let me take you down...
Website for The Beatles Story museum
John Lennon's home, Mendips, is just round the corner
Private - not open to the public