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Southport Pier

Promenade, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1QX

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1938 reviews1938 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
    741
  • Very Good
    754
  • Average
    351
  • Poor
    51
  • Terrible
    41

Recent Reviews:

  • heather1372
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Nice little stroll
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    Its been many years since i visited southport and a lot has changed. The pier is nice for a morning or evening stroll . Read full review
  • Finer411
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    2 nd longest uk pier
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th September 2018
    there isa land train that will take you to the end of the pier. here there is a café with splendid views. There is also a amusement arcade with retro slot machines from the 1960's. The machines only... Read full review
  • Philip W
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Afternoon stroll
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th September 2018
    Had a very enjoyable stroll along this well maintained pier on a lovely Summers afternoon, taking me back to my childhood, when life seemed slower and the sun always shone. Check out the memorial... Read full review

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Opening Times

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*
2019 (19 July 2019 - 5 Sept 2019)
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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