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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!

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 offers an exciting and varied destination for families, cultural tourists and arts enthusiasts alike, with a full day and night time offer.

    We are open throughout the year and present a seasonal programme of exhibitions, talks, music,…

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

  5. 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…

  6. Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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    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.

  7. St Helen's Church

    St Helen's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Liverpool

    The church is the only Grade I listed building in the Sefton borough and dates back to 1170 when the chapel was built.

  8. 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…

  9. Victoria Park

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    Victoria Park

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    Garden

    Southport

    In Southport’s town centre is Victoria Park, home to the famous Southport Flower Show and many other events.

  10. Formby Village

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    Formby Village

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    Shop/Shopping Centre

    As well as being well known for its wildlife and nature reserve, Formby is also a great spot for shopping and eating out.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. cycle hire

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    Southport Eco Centre

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    Sightseeing

    Southport

    Why not explore Southport by bike - the ideal, cost effective and environmentally friendly way to see the sights! Available for hire from the Cycle Hire centre at the Southport Eco Centre.

  14. West Lancashire Golf Club

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    West Lancashire Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Blundellsands

    Founded in 1873 and among the 10 oldest clubs in England, one of the most natural and testing links in the British Isles.

  15. Southport Golf Tours

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    Southport Golf Tours

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    Golf Course

    Southport

    Southport Golf Tours is recognised as the leading promoter of golfing holidays in Southport. Established over 15 years ago, we organise golfing packages for large and small groups of golfers from all over the world to 'stay and play' in the North We

  16. Ainsdale Beach

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    Ainsdale Beach

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    Beach

    Ainsdale

    Ainsdale Beach is now recognised as one of the premier beaches in the UK for extreme kite activities, with zones set aside for kite buggy and landboard use and kitesurfing taking place on the sea.

  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. Formby Sandhills

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    Ravenmeols Sandhills Local Nature Reserve

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    Nature Reserve

    Liverpool

    This site is characterised by a high mobile dune ridge with smaller embryo dunes next to the expansive and largely undisturbed beach.

  19. Formby Golf Club Course

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    Formby Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Formby

    Set on a site of special scientific interest, the mix of traditional links and stunning terrain make for an unforgettable golfing experience.

  20. 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.