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No region wears autumn quite as well as Southport, there are probably a million and one ways to fill your holiday with incredible things to see and do. Explore historic monuments, lovely green spaces, top-class dining experiences, fantastic shopping locations and much more in all the nooks and crannies across the city.

Make it an adventure weekend and find new ways to challenge yourself - you might even get a friendly bit of competition on the go, it’s time to discover more...

Morning

Southport is known for as England’s Golf Coast, and that’s because it’s has the highest concentration of championship links courses in the UK. Royal Birkdale Golf Club, the prestigious course, is the jewel in the crown of Southport’s golfing heritage and is widely regarded as the best links course in the England and is regular host to The Open Championship. But, we do have many more to offer too. A short drive away is Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa, start your day with a round of golf or a morning of pampering in the spa.

On your way back stop off in Birkdale Village where you can grab a spot of lunch, stop for a drink and do a bit of shopping in the local independents.

Lunch

Stroll down the second longest pier (Britain's oldest iron one) and look far out to the seas furthest point of the sea shore, which meets the sun perfectly relax into the afternoon.

After this why ot head back to your hotel for a little bit of chill time before heading out for the evening.

Evening

Nearby Churchtown Village is a tranquil way to spend the evening. With pretty thatched roof cottages, charming pubs and quaint restaurants you can have a perfect meal and a drink by a cosy fire.

Head back to Southport and enjoy a drink in many of the pubs and bars in Southport. Peaky Blinders is a bar which blends old with new, modern comfort with a 20’s twist inspired by the period TV series and ideal to end your evening.


 

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  1. Royal Birkdale Clubhouse
    On nine occasions the greatest championship, The Open, has been played here.
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  2. Bedrooms at Formby Hall
    Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa is situated on the outskirts of Southport and just 13 miles away from Liverpool. There are 76 newly furbished contemporary bedrooms with a choice of Classic, Executive or Deluxe. All rooms are fully equipped with LCD flat screen TV and free WiFi. Formby Hall also offers a newly furbished full service restaurant and bar, luxurious spa, heated indoor swimming pool and an on-site 18 hole championship golf course plus a 9 hole par 3 links course. There is ample free on-site car parking for up to 500 cars and free WiFi throughout. The hotel can offer FREE coach transfers for large groups attending events at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre (Conditions apply and would need to be arranged in advance).
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  3. Not ony does Southport have 22 miles of coast it also boasts a Grade II listed pier on Southport Beach.
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