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Southport Pier

Promenade, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1QX

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1837 reviews1837 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
    706
  • Very Good
    707
  • Average
    338
  • Poor
    48
  • Terrible
    39

Recent Reviews:

  • Kelly c
    Widnes, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely pier
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th June 2018
    Fab little pier, lovely walk, pity the sea didn’t come in, train that runs back and too all day if you don’t want to walk on it, little arcade at the end of the pier however it is a little pricey... Read full review
  • Helen D
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Excellent day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th June 2018
    Great views from the pier the train was a lovely ride lovely day out will be going back ad south port is a lovely place lots to do in the centre for a good and braces are great and the pleasure beach Read full review
  • Terry H
    Preston, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Nice walk with sea air
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th June 2018
    This is a modern pier which is a nice walk with plenty of fresh air. If your lucky you'll catch the tide in, in and out briefly. Clean & tidy apart from where mindless vandles have had a go at the... Read full review

Map & Directions

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Opening Times

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*
2019 (6 Sept 2018 - 31 Mar 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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