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Southport Air Show

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Viking: Rediscover the Legend

Viking: Rediscover the Legend

SouthportHighlights

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  1. Two days of packed entertainment for the entire family, showcasing fast jets, military and historical aircraft, daring aerobatics and much more.
    1. 15 Sep 201717 Sep 2017
    2. 6 Jul 20188 Jul 2018

Welcome to Southport

Different Everytime

Situated on the Sefton coast, Southport is easy to reach from all over the North West. Close to both Liverpool and Manchester, Southport is a great coastal town to escape the hustle and bustle of a big city for a day out, short break or a 'staycation'!

Time to explore 22 miles of coast

Boasting a beautiful and expansive coastline, Southport is surrounded by natural beauty, making it a great place to escape. Starting your journey along the coast, at Crosby beach you can experience the Anthony Gormley 'Another Place' art installation, 100 iron men standing proudly looking out to sea, which at various points throughout the day can be seen in very different ways, giving you a different expeirence every time.

Heading to Formby beach, you climb through the natural dunes until you come to the most beautful and expansive view of the coast before your eyes. Moving towards Southport, Ainsdale beach is a haven of things to do where you can kite surf, para cart and enjoy other beach attractions and activities - perfect for active families.

Once in Southport you can leave the town behind and head to Southport beach, build sandcastles or wander down the pier and enjoy the beautiful coastal views, we are sure you won't be disappointed!

Time to enjoy events all year round

Watch the birdies fly on our world-class golf courses or feel the need for speed at the Southport Air Show. Watch music and sparks make magic in the sky at the British Musical Fireworks Championship. Time to fill your tummies, it's time for the Food and Drink Festival.

All year round, Southport is host to many events, making your visits different every time!

Time to tickle your tastebuds

Boasting the most independent eateries and restaurants outside of London, Southport is rich with its food offering. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee stop or food on the go - there is always time to sample some high quality cuisine in Southport.

Once the night time arrives it is time to explore the bars and pubs in Southport. Gin bars, whiskey bars, speakeasy bars, this is your time and whatever you fancy, you can enjoy it in Southport!

Time for fun experiencing different things

Whether it is building sandcastles on the beach with the kids, or eating fish and chips on the promenade watching the sun go down. Enjoying the tranquillity of the coast wandering along the Pier or having some fun in the arcades.

Trying the exciting water sports or the thrills of a funfair.

Exploring nature reserves and enjoying some of the best walking and cycling routes.

Magnificent fairways, tree lined boulevards, miles of coast and attractive woodland.

Time to book your accommodation

Boutique hotels, luxurious B&B’s, warm and cosy 'home from home' guest houses.

Southport is brimming over with places to stay the night, weekend or longer. Pick and choose to suit your needs.

This is your time.

This is family time.

This is Southport Time.

Time for a differentExperience

  1. Located in a prime position on Lord Street, this is a family run Italian restaurant offering both good food and service. The owners have a close team of staff who create a friendly and professional atmosphere in this popular eating establishment. On the table d’hote menu there’s something for every pocket and the à la carte menu provides for those special occasions or for customers who just want a real treat.
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  2. This independent, family run restaurant welcomes you to a luxurious classic chinese setting which is infused with a contemporary modern twist.
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  3. The Hungry Monk is located in the heart of Southport and is the ideal place to pop in for a coffee, cake, excellent sandwich or a main meal from the extensive menu.
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Things to doHighlights

  1. Lakeside Miniature Railway
    Take a ride on the Lakeside Miniature Railway which runs from Ocean Plaza to Kings Gardens...
    1. 11 Apr 200925 Oct 2009
    2. 1 Jul 200925 Oct 2009
  2. Southport’s 'Premier Bowl and Laser' situated on the Ocean Plaza really is the area’s premier leisure destination!
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  3. The Atkinson is home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history.
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    2. 1 Jan 201720 Dec 2018
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Time toStay Over

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  1. Exterior
    Situated on the exclusive north end of the Promenade, overlooking the Marine Lake and sea beyond, our spacious apartments are ideally placed to provide a do-as-you-please sojourn for the discerning visitor. Each apartment is fully self-contained.
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  2. Riverside Holiday Park offers luxury self catering Holiday Homes, quality touring and motorhome pitches. With the added bonus of on park facilities such as swimming pool and café bar. Riverside is situated just five minutes drive from Southport.
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