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Time for the Food and Drink Festival

Time for the Food and Drink Festival

Time to relax by the coast

Time to relax by the coast

The Open Championship

The Open Championship

SouthportHighlights

  1. Wesley Street, a must see!

    Visit Wesley Street in Southport for the most colourful shopkeepers and buildings in the Northwest... possibly the world!

  2. Southport Air Show aircraft announcement

    We are excited to announce new aircraft displays as part of this year’s Southport Air Show.

  3. The perfect romantic break

    Looking to get away? Southport can help you recharge your batteries and reconnect with your loved one.

Welcome to Southport

Different Everytime

Sat 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 in 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', 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.

On 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 other 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 you bellies, it's time for the Food and Drink Festival.

All year round, Southport is host to many events, making each visit different every time;!


Time to tickle your tastebuds

Boasting the most independent eateries outside of London, Southport is rich with it's 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, speak easy 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 a go at 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 lavish 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 for a differentExperience

  1. FREE event. Street food, cocktails, local and regional beer, family activities, food challenges and more!
    1. 2 Jun 20174 Jun 2017
  2. Royal Birkdale will host The Open for the tenth time in 2017.
    1. 16 Jul 201723 Jul 2017

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. Picture of Funland
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 200931 Dec 2009
    3. 1 Jan 201031 Dec 2010
    4. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    5. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    6. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    7. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    8. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    9. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    10. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  3. Image: Ron Davies
    Spectacular sculptures by Angel of the North artist Antony Gormley, Another Place consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread out along Crosby Beach.
    1. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2013
    2. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2014
    3. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2015
    4. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2016
    5. 1 Jan 201631 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. room 5
    Southport's 2012 Silver award winning hotel/guest accomodation.
    1. 1 Jan 201031 Dec 2012
    2. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2013
    3. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    4. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    5. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    6. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  3. The Metro
    1. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    2. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    3. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    4. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    5. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    6. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017

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