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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 at Silcocks Funland 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. River Alt Estuary Hightown

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    Hightown Dunes and Alt Estuary

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    Nature Reserve

    Liverpool

    Hightown Dunes and Meadows is a quieter area of dunes and foreshore between Hall Road and the Alt Estuary.

  3. Southport Theatre & onvetion Centre

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    Southport Theatre & Convention Centre

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    Theatre / Venue

    Southport

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

  4. Queen's Jubilee Nature Trail

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    Queen's Jubilee Nature Trail

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    Nature Trail

    Southport

    The Queens Jubilee Nature Trail is a wildlife haven in Southport. The site lies close to the town centre, and has a series of well laid out trails, information boards and picnicking areas.
    The site has changed greatly over the years. One hundred...

  5. 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. 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!

  7. 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...

  8. 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.

  9. Formby Red Squirrel Reserve

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    Formby Red Squirrel Reserve

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    Country/Royal Park

    Formby

    Large area of beach, sand dunes and pine woods which is part of the National Trust owned nature reserve.

  10. Ocean Plaza

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    Ocean Plaza

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    Shop/Shopping Centre

    Southport

    Situated by the picturesque seafront in Southport, visitors can shop, eat and play in one place at Ocean Plaza.

  11. Ainsdale and Birkdale Sandhills Nature Reserve

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    Ainsdale and Birkdale Sandhills Nature Reserve

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    Nature Reserve

    Ainsdale

    The Ainsdale & Birkdale Sandhills Local Nature Reserve includes the stunning Ainsdale Hills, Birkdale Hills, Frontals, Sands Lake, Velvet Trail and Birkdale Beach.

  12. Hesketh Golf Club 16th Hole

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    Hesketh Golf Club

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    Southport

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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Watersport at 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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...

  18. 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.

  19. Premier Bowl & Laser

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    Premier Bowl & Laser

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    Fair / Amusements

    Southport

    Southport’s 'Premier Bowl and Laser' situated on the Ocean Plaza really is the area’s premier leisure destination!

  20. Model Railway Village

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    Model Railway Village

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    Miniature Railway

    Southport

    This Southport attraction is ideal for kids who love trains, many spend all day watching their favourite locomotive as it meanders around the 1.5 acres of beautiful miniature landscape.