Merseyside is a county in north-west England. Containing Liverpool as well as large towns such as St Helens and Sefton, Merseyside is a diverse and exciting city in which to live. Having been created as a county during the 1970s as an amalgamation of areas from Lancashire and Cheshire. With a range of exciting and bustling city living in Liverpool to rural living in Merseyside's beautiful countryside, the county can truly offer something for everyone. Those looking for a vibrant nightlife can turn to Liverpool, with its fantastic range of bars, pubs and clubs. From quiet pints in a traditional pub to cocktails in Hawaiian themed-bards to the historic Cavern Club, where the Beatles played some of their earliest gigs. Shoppers can make use of the fantastic range of brands and independent shops in Liverpool as well as St Helens, whilst those looking for a quiet life in the countryside can choose to live in any one of the gorgeous villages in the county. Arty types can visit theatres such as the Royal Lyceum and the Liverpool Theatre, whilst those who love the great outdoors can visit the Dee Estuary. Properties to rent in Merseyside are as varied as the county itself and are wonderfully affordable. From beautiful apartments in converted homes in Liverpool, St Helens and Prescot to terraces in bustling St Helens to expansive homes in the nearby countryside.