To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Welcome to the Itinerary Planner. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours.

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Other Websites

Sign Up & Request

Southport Pier

Promenade, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1QX

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1753 reviews1753 reviews

Tel: +44 (0)1704 539701

Add Southport Pier to your Itinerary

Southport Pier

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
ConcessionFree
Child TicketFree
Adult TicketFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

Are you looking for a traditional seaside holiday? Or perhaps you want to breathe the fresh sea air deep into your lungs?

Not only does Southport have 22 miles of coast but also boasts the Grade II listed Southport Pier, the oldest iron pier in the country, standing for over 150 years.

The four-star rated pier has been described by one reviewer on Trip Advisor as 'A great place to blow the cobwebs away'.

A walk to the end of Southport Pier will give you views across the North West and on a clear day you can see neighbouring Blackpool and even the North Wales coast.

 

 

The 1,000 metre long Southport Pier is the second longest in the country, a walk to the end boasts magnificent views.

If that sounds too much like hard work, why not hop on to the pier tram which will take you straight to the end where you can grab a cup of tea in the pier pavilion. soak up the views and enjoy the stunning coastline.

And if there isn't enough history in the pier itself, in the pier pavilion you can view a small exhibition on Southport's history as well as playing traditional penny slot machines including pre decimal one armed bandits.

And if you are looking for more tradition, Silcocks Funland at the pier entrance has plenty of amusements including the famous ‘Golden Gallopers’ carousel on the pier forecourt, entertainment indoors and you can also grab a traditional fish and chips - after all we are besides the seaside!

So whether you are planning a traditional seaside trip to enjoy the coast and sea air, are simply looking for an hour of tranquillity and peace, o feel like exercising the legs, the Pier is a 'must see' Southport attraction and one to add to the itinerary!

Facilities

Other

  • Disabled Access
  • Parking (charge) - Street parking on Marine Drive. Many carparks in the town. Beach parking available on Southport beach.
  • Parking Available
  • Street Parking
  • Toilets

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - In Southport

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    677
  • Very Good
    674
  • Average
    323
  • Poor
    46
  • Terrible
    33

Recent Reviews:

  • John S
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    One of the best piers
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th January 2018
    One of the oldest piers in Britain. A really pleasant walk and at the end you can see across to Blackpool Tower. There are old machines and a cafe at the end with fabuous fish and chips and a... Read full review
  • J3KTN
    Southport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good walk not so good cafe...
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th January 2018
    Sunday saw us walking from home, along the pier and back again, stopping for a coffee at the end. The structure at the end of the pier is sadly lacking. It's a bit of a grotty cafe, serving student... Read full review
  • Kev S
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Random walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th January 2018
    Lovely pier with relatively cheap beverages at the end of it, staff extremely friendly and helpful. Lovely to read all about Southport and the history of it. Read full review

Map & Directions

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Opening Times

2018 (6 Sept 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
2018 (1 Oct 2017 - 18 July 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
2018 (19 July 2018 - 5 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*

* Open every day apart from Christmas Day and during the Southport Air Show.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

What's Nearby

  1. picture of southport pier pavillion

    Southport Pier Pavilion

    The Pier Pavilion houses a cafeteria, traditional 'penny slot machines' and displays on...

    0 miles away
  2. Picture of Funland

    Silcocks Funland







    Creating a glittering entrance to the Pier is one of the town’s largest...

    0.06 miles away
  3. Silcock's Amusements

    Silcock's Amusements

    With four different amusements centres in Nevill Street, there is something for all the...

    0.1 miles away
  1. Southport Theatre & onvetion Centre

    Southport Theatre & Convention Centre

    If you are in Southport for a day trip, overnight stay or longer make sure you check...

    0.12 miles away
  2. King's Garden, Southport

    King's Gardens

    King's Gardens is a 17 acre garden located in the centre of Southport Town Centre, on the...

    0.13 miles away
  3. Model Railway Village

    Model Railway Village

    This Southport attraction is ideal for kids who love trains, many spend all day watching...

    0.18 miles away
  4. Lord Street Gardens

    Lord Street Gardens

    Southport’s legendary Lord Street is not only known for its length of Victorian canopied...

    0.21 miles away
  5. Lakeside Miniature Railway

    Lakeside Miniature Railway

    Take a ride on the Lakeside Miniature Railway which runs from Ocean Plaza to Kings...

    0.21 miles away
  6. The Atkinson

    The Atkinson

    The Atkinson is home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history.

    0.23 miles away
  7. Southport Pier

    Southport Seaside Stroll

    This short walk (2 miles) takes in some of the main landmarks and attractions and starts...

    0.24 miles away
  8. Southport Marine Lake

    Southport Marine Lake

    One of the largest man-made leisure pursuits lakes in England, the lake is home to...

    0.25 miles away
  9. Town Hall Gardens

    Town Hall Gardens

    The Town Hall Gardens is a perfect spot to recharge your batteries whilst out and about...

    0.25 miles away
  10. picture of a powerboat on southport marine lake

    Southport Watersports

    Motor boats for hire - or why not enjoy the thrills of a ride on a high-powered speed...

    0.25 miles away
  11. Crazy Golf

    Crazy Golf

    Fancy a laugh? Why not play a game of crazy golf in Southport's Kings Gardens.

    0.28 miles away
  12. Ocean Plaza

    Ocean Plaza

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

    0.34 miles away
  13. Premier Bowl & Laser

    Premier Bowl & Laser

    Southport’s 'Premier Bowl and Laser' situated on the Ocean Plaza really is the area’s...

    0.34 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles