To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Welcome to the Itinerary Planner. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours.

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Other Websites

Sign Up & Request

Southport Air Show

Southport Air Show

Tickets Now on Sale

SouthportHighlights

    1. 17 Aug 201720 Aug 2017
    1. 22 Jul 20173 Sep 2017
  1. TRADE STAND VILLAGE AREA - space only
    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

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 art installation 'Another Place', 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 where you can kite surf, para cart and enjoy other beach 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 expansive coastal views, we are sure you won't be disappointed;!


Time to enjoy events all year round

Watch the birdies fly at the 146th Open. 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 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 local food 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 have some fun in the arcades.

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

Exploring nature reserves and cycle routes.

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

This is family time.


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 Southport Time
 

Time to beInspired

  1. TRADE STAND VILLAGE AREA - space only
    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

Time for a differentExperience

    1. 22 Jul 20173 Sep 2017
    1. 17 Aug 201720 Aug 2017

Things to doHighlights

  1. The Atkinson
    The Atkinson is home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  2. New Pleasureland
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Apr 20175 Nov 2017
  3. Splash World
    Planning a splash-tastic time at Southport's Splash World?...If so, you have come to the right place!...Click here to get the latest Splash World information and recommendations!
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 13 Feb 201621 Feb 2016
    3. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    4. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017

Time toStay Over

  1. Ramada Plaza Southport Bedroom
    1. 1 Jan 201031 Dec 2010
    2. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    3. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    4. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    5. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    6. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    7. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    8. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  2. picture of the dukes folly hotel
    Here you can live out your dream in one of our stunning new ‘Themed Rooms’. Perhaps you’ll fancy the Medieval Castle with its Four Poster bed, Tapestries and stone walls, or you may choose the Roman Era.
    1. 22 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 22 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  3. Peaky Blinders Accommodation - modern comfort with a 20's twist
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    3. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017

Search for something different...

Arrival Date:
Add Room
Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:
Dates

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search Accommodation

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:
Arrival Date:
Add Room

Search Things to Do

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search What's On

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:
Dates

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Somewhere different to

Explore

Southport

Blog

Follow, Like, Love

Join in

visitsouthport
Follow @visitsouthport
Royal Birkdale

Royal Birkdale

Is host to the 146th Open Championship this year