The festival is perfect for families – and offers a unique opportunity to expose every generation to art, music and literature in a new and exciting way.
We are excited to announce new aircraft displays as part of this year’s Southport Air Show.
Looking to get away? Southport can help you recharge your batteries and reconnect with your loved one.
Welcome to Southport
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
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
Southport is lavish with places to stay the night, weekend or longer. Pick and choose to suit your needs.