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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
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    814
  • Very Good
    842
  • Average
    381
  • Poor
    57
  • Terrible
    45

Recent Reviews:

  • Elizabeth G
    Great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th November 2019
    Great afternoon wandering around the pier and seeing the sights! Great cafe. Lots to do for family day out! Read full review
  • paulhobbs
    Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely couple of hours
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th November 2019
    We took a winters stroll along the pier had coffee in the cafe at the end. Very good coffee nice cakes spotless toilets well worth a visit Read full review
  • Clive S
    Step back to childhood
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th November 2019
    It was well worth the bracing walk ( over a kilometre ) to the end of the pier. The pavilion houses a penny amusement arcade of the sort I so enjoyed as a child over 50 years ago on seaside holidays... Read full review

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Opening Times

2020 (6 Sept 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
2020 (1 Oct 2019 - 18 July 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
2020 (19 July 2020 - 5 Sept 2020)
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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