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Southport Pier

Promenade, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1QX

Tel: +44 (0)1704 539701

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Southport Pier

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult TicketFree
Child TicketFree
ConcessionFree

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, or feel like exercising the legs, the Pier is a 'must see' Southport attraction and one to add to the itinerary!

Facilities

Other

  • Adventurous
  • 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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      879
    • Very Good
      881
    • Average
      392
    • Poor
      61
    • Terrible
      55

    Recent Reviews:

    • Charles_and_Susan
      Nottingham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Lots of sea air and exercise!
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th October 2022
      It's always a "must do" thing when we visit Southport to walk along the pier and back. As well as the fresh sea air you get the views back to Southport promenade and if it's clear across to Blackpool... Read full review
    • Ibo88
      Southport, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Top pier
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 26th October 2022
      Our kids love a trip along the pier. Lots to look at and a fun, quirky amusements at the end. Food on offer could be better but a trip to Southport must include a stroll along the pier. Read full review
    • cecil6969
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Poor
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 1st November 2022
      The two members of staff were more bothered about charging there phones in the last booth than serving customers. I saw one customer looking around at other customers to see if they worked there Read full review

    Map & Directions

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    Opening Times

    2023 (6 Sept 2022 - 31 Mar 2023)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
    2023 (1 Oct 2022 - 18 July 2023)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
    2023 (19 July 2023 - 5 Sept 2023)
    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

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