Dog in water Jul 18

Dog Friendly Southport

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In the UK there is an estimated population of 11 million pet dogs, which equates to 29% of the adult…

Let us inspire you for your next trip to Southport

We live and breathe Southport and naturally have the inside info on the best places to eat, sleep, drink, the best hidden gems & the 'hot off of the press' news - and even where to take the best pictures for Instagram! 

Our blog features a blend of in-house tourism experts and ambassadors in and around Southport crafting its content. Living and breathing this town for many different reasons gives you info that will take your trip to the next level!

Jo Dwyer

Jo is all things digital for Visit Southport. She looks after the website, blogs and social media for VisitSouthport, alongside the marketing for the destination and the major events.

National ice cream day

Of all the National Days we celebrate as a nation, we don't think there is one more fitting for a seaside town as National Ice Cream Day! Surely this is what Southport is made for? We know from our experience there are a lot of flavours out there! So we decided, let's count them, let's explore the…

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Things you didn't know about Southport

Tourism is one of the biggest industries in England, outside of London the North West is the biggest region of tourism spend in England. This got us thinking about Southport that you may not know! Sefton is home to Aintree Racecourse, which hosts the world-famous Grand National…

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The perfect romantic break

Southport can be the perfect hideaway for a romantic weekend break, away from the big city, close to the sea, and a more relaxed way to spend your time together. Check into the Vincent Hotel and Spa, the location is ideal, right at the centre of Lord Street, take time to settle in and enjoy the…

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Southport's winners of the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards

Over the last few weeks hundreds of people have been voting for their favourite ‘Hidden Gem’ as part of the Liverpool City Region’s Tourism Awards. Lots of places were nominated including tours, restaurants or natural beauty spots, highlighted as much-loved assets that are not so well-known just…

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Best place for exercise lovers in England and Wales

Southport has been names as the best location for exercise lovers in England and Wales according to Forbes Advisor. With a score of 79.94, Southport comes ahead of places including Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Stoke-on-Trent, St Albans and Sutton Coldfield. The town scores particularly well for green space…

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Top 10 Free Days Out

Days out in Southport and Sefton don't need to cost the earth! With fantastic beaches, incredible attractions, history and heritage, you won't be short of things to see and do which are completely FREE! We’ve drawn up our own list of the ten best free days out in Southport which are great for…

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