Liverpool is famous for its world class sports, unrivalled musical heritage, culture and heritage, plus unique attractions and events.
By car, you can travel to Liverpool for the day in approximately 40 minutes - along the way explore the coast including Ainsdale beach, Formby beach and pinewoods, Antony Gormley's 'Another Place' on Crosby beach or watersports at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre.
Liverpool in an important cultural centre within the UK and has the largest collection of museums and galleries anywhere outside of the Capital - boasting this status you can see why culture and heritage is at the very heart of this city.
Famous for the local rivalry of the two football clubs, separated only by a park, match day in Liverpool means there is always a buzz around the city.
Music and literature are around each corner in Liverpool. From the annual music festivals to a visit to the famous Matthew Street, theatres, arenas and music venues - music is in 'scousers' blood.
There are an abundance of restaurants down each street lining the city, so if you go for a day trip you can enjoy local dishes or travel the world through the eclectic mix of food on offer. Take the train and have a tipple or two.
Southport train station is a short walk to most hotels and B&Bs in Southport so take the last train back and enjoy the different nightlife in Liverpool.
You will always find plenty of things to do in Liverpool to make you stay by the coast a little different.
If you are visiting the world famous Aintree Grand National, stay in Southport and enjoy the thrills of the city but retreat to the coast.
Merseyside is connected from Southport to Liverpool and a warm welcome will greet you all along.
A big city, expansive coastline and a seaside town, you will have so much to explore we are sure you will want to stay longer!