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SouthportHighlights

  1. FREE event. Street food, cocktails, local and regional beer, family activities, food challenges and more!
    1. 1 Jun 20183 Jun 2018
  2. Lots of Half term family fun
    1. 12 Feb 201817 Feb 2018
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  3. Now in its fourth year, the little festival with the big heart returns to Southport for a weekend long celebration featuring new, upcoming and traditional folk music across two days. So, come on, spend the most romantic weekend of the year with us – dancing, singing, drinking, eating and generally loving folk
    1. 9 Feb 201810 Feb 2018
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999

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 to beInspired

  1. 10 things to do on a rainy day!

    Ok, although we don’t like to admit it, it does rain now and then in Sunny Southport – only now and then mind! As a year-round, all-weather destination there is any number of things to do if th..

    22 Feb 2017
  2. FREE event. Street food, cocktails, local and regional beer, family activities, food challenges and more!
    1. 1 Jun 20183 Jun 2018
  3. Now in its fourth year, the little festival with the big heart returns to Southport for a weekend long celebration featuring new, upcoming and traditional folk music across two days. So, come on, spend the most romantic weekend of the year with us – dancing, singing, drinking, eating and generally loving folk
    1. 9 Feb 201810 Feb 2018
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999

Time for a differentExperience

    1. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    2. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    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
    9. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    1. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    2. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    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
    9. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
  1. Marine Brasserie
    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
    7. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018

Things to doHighlights

  1. Image: Ron Davies
    Another Place is an art installation on the coast. 100 spectacular cast-iron, life-size figures by Anthony Gormley spread across three metres of the foreshore and stretch almost 1 kilometre out to sea.
    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
    6. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2018

Time toStay Over

    1. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    3. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
  1. The Royal Clifton Hotel Bedroom
    Tastefully furnished bedrooms, Suites, Family rooms & Standard Accommodation. Promenade location , views overlooking Kings Garden, newly refurbished restaurant, swimming pool, jacazzi, sauna ,gym , beauty salon , Conservatory bistro & bar.
    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
    9. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
  2. Martin Lane Farmhouse
    Four delightful, award winning, country cottages nestling in the rich arable farmland of West Lancashire, just 4 miles from Southport. Friendly, relaxing, family atmosphere.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    4. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    5. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018

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