Liverpool in Merseyside is a well-known city in the North West of England and has a world famous musical heritage, is home to two Premiership football clubs and is rich in maritime history. The city is also known for having great shops and lively restaurants and bars that are open long into the night. Liverpool holds many events each year such as the Liverpool Boat Show and the Labour Party Conference 2011. Liverpool is also home to Aintree Racecourse where the Grand National, the best known horse race in the world is held. Places to stay in Liverpool offer great value accommodation that can be booked for all budgets and group sizes.