Sport Sport is as synonymous with the City as music. For example, the city has two very big premiership clubs within minutes of the city centre: Everton and Liverpool. It does not matter which side you support, you are guaranteed to be entertained if you watch either side play because of their history in football and passion for winning. The rivalry between the two teams also makes things even more interesting when they play each other. Both clubs are within easy reach of the hotel. So if you are planning on staying overnight in Liverpool after watching one of these incredible English teams play, you can get a good night’s sleep after the game by staying at this convenient hotel. If you are more interested in horse racing then undoubtedly you will want to watch the Grand National in this area, held every year in April. This particular horse race is the world’s most watched sporting event, boasting an annual audience of 600 million. As for Haydock Park, this is a dual-purpose race course with an all year round racing calendar that includes both flat and jumping fixtures. It featured 32 race days in 2010 and is set in 127 acres of beautiful parkland. Hen and Stag race boxes are also available at Haydock Park from only £65.00 per person. Call Sonia Whitfield, the hospitality coordinator to find out more on: 01942402605. This region also plays host to some of the greatest golf courses in the country with the Royal Liverpool Golf Club due to host The Open Championship in 2014. Find out more about this golf club, as well as the Royal Birkdale golf club. This part of the world is often referred to as England’s Golf Coast! As well as the established sports mentioned above, rugby league continues to capture the imagination with the successes of St. Helens Saints. St. Helens Saints is the most successful club of the modern ear, having recently won the Carnegie Challenge Cup Trophy three years in a row and the League Leaders Shield four years in a row. The team also played in the first Rugby League Cup Final in 1897. Since then, the team has played in 19 finals, lifting the famous trophy on 12 occasions. And in 2007, the team won the League Leaders Shield, Challenge Cup Final and World Cup Challenge. Whatever you feel like doing in Liverpool, and there is plenty to do, the Heywood House Hotel is the ideal place for convenience. It is set in a modern, stylish building that has a great atmosphere, based inside a special old building, which used to be a bank. It was first established in 1773.