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Attractions in Southport

Time to relax and unwind

We all need to take time out to relax and unwind at times and Southport attractions are the perfect place to do this.

You can blow the cobwebs away with a walk down to the end of Southport Pier, a historic landmark on the seafront.

You can see along the coast to Blackpool and North Wales, and you can take a relaxing journey back to the entrance on the pier train.

Or perhaps a peaceful and tranquil ride on a swan pedalo on Marine Lake, or a stroll around the gardens in Kings Gardens are more your thing.


Time for family fun

Everybody can get involved with a game of bowling; day or night, young or old once you get the shoes on and hit the lanes, the fun will begin!

And if the weather is a little gloomy head over to Splash World where the thrill seekers amongst you can ride the fast flumes.

Arcade games and mini rides can be enjoyed together in all weathers. And for some traditional seaside fun, head to the funfair at Southport Pleasureland

And if the tummies are grumbling, you can tuck into a seaside favourite cuisine, fish n’ chips!


Something different every time

Quintessentially English and truly unique is the British Lawnmower Museum. Only in Southport can you enter a world of vintage lawnmowers. Internationally recognised, the museum is British history at its best!

Take the kids to the Model Railway Village has acres of landscape with a mini rail network weaving through pretty buildings and greenery. The charming and tranquil surroundings mean families can spend hours, relaxing and let the kids follow their favourite train.


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  1. The Atkinson

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    The Atkinson

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    Theatre / Venue

    Southport

    The Atkinson is home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history.

  2. Formby Beach

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    Formby Beach

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    Beach

    Formby

    Formby Beach is ideal for families, with a large car park, picnic areas and waymarked paths to the beach, dunes and woods.

  3. British Lawnmower Museum

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    British Lawnmower Museum

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    Museum

    Southport

    An award winning unique museum of over 300 rare restored exhibits of the garden machinery.

  4. Advocet

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    Marshside RSPB Bird Watching

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    Nature Reserve

    Southport

    There's something for everyone all year round at this delightful coastal reserve.

  5. Rotten Row

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    Rotten Row

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    Garden

    Southport

    The name ‘Rotten Row’ is traceable to the mid-nineteenth century. It certainly derives its unusual name from the Rotten Row in Hyde Park, London, which is a broad straight road or walkway along the southern edge of the park, originally used for…

  6. Hillside Golf Club

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    Hillside Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Southport

    Neighboured by Royal Birkdale and set within sand hills, a challenging layout with a back nine that lingers long in the memory.

  7. 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.

  8. Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre

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    Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre

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    Marina

    Liverpool

    The centre which opened in 2009 is one of the UK's premier full accessible venues for water sports and provides a range of learning and recreational facilities.

  9. Southport Pier Pavilion

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    Southport


  10. Southport Theatre & onvetion Centre

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    Southport Theatre & Convention Centre

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    Southport

    From music concerts to family classics, thrillers and plenty of laughs Southport Theatre has something for everyone to enjoy.

  11. Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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    Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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    Burscough, Ormskirk

    The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the largest international wetland conservation charity in the UK.

  12. Southport Little Theatre

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    Southport

  13. Genting Casino

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    Genting Casino

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    SOUTHPORT

    Genting Casino Southport is the perfect destination venue to eat, drink, relax and play.
    So whether you are dining in our Fahrenheit restaurant, enjoying a night in the Casino or just want to watch the entertainment, we hope you enjoy your visit.

  14. Royal Birkdale Clubhouse

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    Royal Birkdale Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Southport

    On nine occasions the greatest championship, The Open, has been played here.

  15. Southport Pleasureland

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    Southport Pleasureland

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    Fair / Amusements

    Southport

    Pleasureland is Southport's premier attraction for families looking for a wonderful place to go. It offers families a mix of thrilling roller coasters, flumes and waltzers plus loads of rides designed for younger visitors.

  16. Hesketh Park Cafe

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    Hesketh Park Cafe

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    Parkland/Woodland Garden

    Southport

    The largest park in Southport, comprised of a large and safe children's play area, mini golf course and children's train in a woodland setting. There are numerous nature trails throughout this picturesque park, containing varied wildlife with duck…

  17. Discover Ancient Egypt

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    Discover Ancient Egypt

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    Arts & Culture

    Southport

    The Atkinson can take you back on a journey to ancient Egypt with a collection not seen for over 40 years. 

    Explore what life was like for the Pharaohs in ancient egypt.

    Not seen for over 40 years, our stunning Egyptology Gallery takes…

  18. Southport Marine Lake

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    Southport Marine Lake

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    Marina

    Southport

    One of the largest man-made leisure pursuits lakes in England, the lake is home to various watersports...

  19. Ainsdale Discovery Centre

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    Ainsdale Discovery Centre

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Southport

    Visit the centre for a informative displays and interpretation about local facilities, wildlife and history...

  20. Meanders Around Melling

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    Meanders Around Melling

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    Walking Tour

    Maghull, Liverpool

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