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20 ways to enjoy Tier 2 in Southport

From Wednesday 2nd December, Southport will re-open as part of the Liverpool City Region under Tier 2 restrictions. For more information on what this means to Southport you can read our Covid update.

We have put together a list of all of the things you can enjoy in Tier 2 in Southport!


1. Follow the yellow brick road to The Atkinson this year to The Wizard of Oz pantomime production. They have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment.


2. Walk around the town and see if you can spot a Nutcracker – fill in the form with their names and you could win an iPad mini!


3. Christmas movies make Christmas, how about experiencing them in a Magical Drive-In Cinema Experience in Victoria Park?


4. Enjoy being wined and dined - Our restaurants and food serving pubs are so happy to welcome you back – they worked hard to make sure they are Covid-secure during the previous lockdown and they will continue to practice this to make sure your dining experience is as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Remember, you can only dine with your household and support bubble - take a loot at our mouth-watering places to eat!


5. From Saturday 12th December you can visit Southport Pleasureland - go one some rides or visit Santa in his Covid safe workshop!


6. Explore the great outdoors with the kids and find wildlife in the dunes at Ainsdale Beach.


7. Take a bike ride along The Promenade or enjoy one of our other cycle routes across Sefton.


8. Head over to Ocean Plaza for the cinema, shopping, bowling or a family meal in Roberto's Italian.


9. Walk down Lord Street to see the twinkly Chrismas tree lights.


10. Find a Red Squirrel in the Formby Red Squirrel Reserve.


11. Loose a few hours in our Parks & Gardens where you can keep the kids active in King's Gardens or enjoy a more tranquil setting in Hesketh Park - there are many to choose from.


12. Buy some Christmas gifts, shop local and support the wealth of independents in Southport - we have so many they have their own dedicated website!


13. Head over to Crosby Beach for a selfie with a statue! 'Another Place' by Antony Gormley is a brilliant piece of art installation and you may spot one dressed up as Santa! 


14. Enjoy an art exhibition at The Atkinson. On until 12th December, The Triumph of Art celebrates the restoration of a painting given to The Atkinson in the late 19th century.


15. Discover the history and heritage of Southport, you can discover through one of the 3 trails on offer.


16. Play a round of golf in England's Golf Coast - Southport is home to the UK's highest concentration of championship links courses!


17. Follow one of our walking routes across the dunes, through the Sefton coast and across Sefton - the top 10 walks are featured here.


18. Enjoy the fresh air and open spaces with family and friends with the rule of 6. Crisp air and miles of beautiful coastline are perfect for an atmospheric walk to blow away the cobwebs and clear your mind.


19. Walk along the Pier and stop at the end to enjoy a hot chocolate in the Pier Pavilion enjoying the expansive winter views.


20. Stay over - It's been a funny year with most of it spent in our homes. Why not have a change of scenery and book a quieter mid-week visit to recharge your batteries away from the hustle and bustle, or a family break to treat the kids at the weekend.

Before lockdown our B&B's launched a 'Stay Small, Stay Safe' campaign, bringing you the perfect places to stay in COVID safe surroundings, they will continue to deliver that once restrictions are lifted.

By staying in one of our lovely bed and breakfasts or one of our stylish boutique hotels you are supporting the local economy more than you realise.

It is so nice to be able to do things again and welcome you back, our COVID precautions help you to enjoy Southport safely. You look after us and we will look after you. Southport has missed you, welcome back!

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  1. Meanders Around Melling

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    Meanders Around Melling

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    Maghull, Liverpool

    A 7.5km walk with key points including Melling Village, Church of St. Thomas, Bootle Arms Pub and Leeds-Liverpool Canal.

  2. Netherton to Crosby Marine Park

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    Netherton to Crosby Marine Park

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    Walking Tour

    Netherton

    This new combined cycling and walking route starts at the Aldrins Lane swing bridge on the Leeds–Liverpool Canal and proceeds westwards along the canal towpath to link up with the
    tarmac pathway through Rimrose Valley Park.

  3. Maghull to Aintree Leeds-Liverpool Canal Walk or Cycle

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    Maghull to Aintree Leeds-Liverpool Canal Walk or Cycle

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    Liverpool

    This pleasant canal-side walk or cycle ride of some 5.8 km (3.6 miles) is entirely level throughout on the well-surfaced and maintained towpath of the Leeds–Liverpool Canal.

  4. Southport Pier

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    Southport Seaside Stroll

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    Southport

    This short walk (2 miles) takes in some of the main landmarks and attractions and starts and finishes at the Tourist Information Centre at the Lord Street/Eastbank Street junction, near the Library and Town Hall.