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Southport Pier

Southport Pier

Is Britain's oldest surviving iron pier and the second longest.

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. Southport Pier

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    Southport Pier

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    Pier

    Southport

    Not ony does Southport have 22 miles of coast it also boasts a Grade II listed pier on Southport Beach.

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. 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.

  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. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Crosby Beach, with a Another Place statue

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 545 reviews545 reviews

    Crosby Beach

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    Beach

    Crosby

    Planning on visiting Crosby Beach?...If so, you have come to the right place!...Click here to find out the latest Crosby Beach information and recommendations!

  10. 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.

  11. 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

  12. 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.  There’s a fun mix of rides and amusements set around a park that’s family friendly, clean as a whistle and blooming with hanging baskets and flower...

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. King's Garden, Southport

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    King's Gardens

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    Garden

    Southport

    King's Gardens is a 17 acre garden located in the centre of Southport Town Centre, on the Promenade. The gardens are a hive of activity all year round and are a busy tourist attraction on the Southport seafront.

    In 2012, the gardens were...

  19. 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.

  20. Lord Street Gardens

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    Lord Street Gardens

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    Garden

    Southport

    Southport’s legendary Lord Street is not only known for its length of Victorian canopied shops but also for its stunning, landscaped gardens.