20 Forthlin Road – Inside

Above – The front room where John Lennon and Paul McCartney sat face to face with their acoustic guitars, working together on songs and cementing their early bond…


The Liverpool Echo – The Beatles childhood homes:



20 Forthlin Road – Book a tour with the National Trust


A typical example of post-war terraced council housing, 20 Forthlin Road is smaller and plainer than Mendips. Paul’s mother, Mary, tragically died when he and Mike were in their teens and Jim, their father, brought them up alone after that.

The McCartney men weren’t as houseproud as Aunt Mimi and money was tight, so expect to see mismatched wallpaper, clutter and threadbare sofas.

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