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Botanic Gardens

Bankfield Lane, Churchtown, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 7NB

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 464 reviews464 reviews

Tel: +44 (0)1704 214164

Fax: +44 (0)1704 214138

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Botanic Gardens


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Just a few minutes out of the Southport centre in Churchtown is Southports Botanic Gardens.

Originally opened in 1874, these Victorian gardens are bursting with floral splendour and colourful displays.

Winding through the park is the garden’s lake and a multitude of pathways.

There is an aviary, gift shop and café too, so there’s plenty to see and explore.

Situated in the beautiful Botanic Gardens in Churchtown, the Botanic Gardens Cafe is a favourite with their well established regular customers as well as visitors.

The cafe specialises in homemade food and snacks as well as selling a variety of unusual gifts and toys.

They also sell wholeslae goods to schools for events such as summer fetes and Christmas fairs.


N.B. The Fernery is closed until further notice.



  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Car Parking
  • Free Admission
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking Available
  • Picnic Facility
  • Toilets


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • siriolscott15
    Southport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    botanical gardens
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th March 2018
    the gardens are lovely, plenty of,garden centre and facilities. the gardens are home to peacocks,parrots and other exotic birds, rabbits and guinea pigs Read full review
  • Jowilson00
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A nice day out
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 27th February 2018
    Great place for kids, lots of space to run around, a good option of playgrounds suitable for a variety of ages. There’s a small animal corner with a variety of birds & small animals. There’s a coffee... Read full review
  • M S
    Brighton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Peace and tranquility
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th February 2018
    If you are looking to find some peace and not spend your time looking at the endless "beach and birds" Southport is famous for then take a walk in the park. Winter or summer it offers a place to sit... Read full review

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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday07:00 - 20:00*
Tuesday - Sunday07:30 - 20:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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