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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. Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 970 reviews970 reviews

    Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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    Animal Collection

    Burscough, Ormskirk

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

  3. West Lancs Railways

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    West Lancashire Light Railway

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    Railway

    Hesketh Bank, Preston

    The West Lancashire Light Railway is a two foot gauge passenger carrying railway

  4. Genting Casino

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    Genting Casino

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    Casino

    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.

  5. Rufford Old Hall

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    Rufford Old Hall

    Rufford, ORMSKIRK

    Visit one of Lancashire’s finest Tudor houses to discover stories of romance and wealth or to explore glorious gardens buzzing with wildlife and colour. With its charming Victorian Tea Room and plenty of family activities, Rufford Old Hall has…

  6. Southport Pier

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    Southport Seaside Stroll

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    Walking Tour

    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.

  7. Splash World

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    Splash World

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    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    Southport

    Planning a splash-tastic time at Southport's Splash World?...If so, you have come to the right place!...Click here to get the latest Splash World information and recommendations!

  8. Southport Beach

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    Southport Beach

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    Beach

    Southport

    Southport beach is the ideal antidote to the hustle and bustle of the town centre, wide spaces, coastal views and the oldest iron pier.

  9. 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.

  10. Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club

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    Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Southport

    A true championship links course set among the dunes, this former Ryder Cup venue is another of James Braid’s great creations.

  11. Town Hall Gardens

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    Town Hall Gardens

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    Garden

    Southport

    The Town Hall Gardens is a perfect spot to recharge your batteries whilst out and about in Southport. With beautifully landscaped gardens with plenty of seating areas and an impressive fountain, you can meet friends, relax with a book or watch the…

  12. 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.

  13. Botanic Gardens

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    Botanic Gardens

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    Botanic Garden

    Southport

    Just a few minutes out of the Southport centre in the medieval village of Churchtown these Victorian gardens are bursting with floral splendour and colourful displays.

  14. Southport Theatre & Convetion Centre at The Waterfront

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    Southport Theatre & Convention Centre at The Waterfront

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    Southport

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

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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.

  18. Hesketh Golf Club 16th Hole

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    Hesketh Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Southport

    The oldest course in Southport, established in 1885. Predominantly links in nature, Hesketh provides a varied and interesting mix of holes.

  19. 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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    Cycling Route

    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.

  20. Windmill Animal Farm

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    Windmill Animal Farm

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    Children Play Centre

    Burscough

    Offers visitors the chance to experience the every day running of an actual working farm