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Southport Pier

Promenade, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1QX

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1902 reviews1902 reviews

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, 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 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    727
  • Very Good
    737
  • Average
    346
  • Poor
    51
  • Terrible
    41

Recent Reviews:

  • nessness
    Derbyshire
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th August 2018
    What an absolutely stunning view from the cafe at the end of the pier! In any light, tide on or out, just gorgeous. They do a mean hot chocolate too. Friendly, helpful staff worth a visit. Read full review
  • LondonPartyBoiii
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Nice view
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th August 2018
    A good view is available here, worth walking to if you're in Southport. I am sure i will come back as restaurants close by too. Read full review
  • Normski49
    One mile long (apparently) and famous for hardly being able to see the sea even when you have walked to the end of it.
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 10th August 2018
    This pier does have a reputation that you can walk to the end of it and still can't see the sea, but if you search to the West with binoculars you can see a man standing in the far distance who has... Read full review

Map & Directions

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Opening Times

2018 (19 July 2018 - 5 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
2019 (6 Sept 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
2019 (1 Oct 2018 - 18 July 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*

* 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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