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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
  • Travelers Choice 2022
  • Excellent
    874
  • Very Good
    878
  • Average
    392
  • Poor
    62
  • Terrible
    54

Recent Reviews:

  • Tattyheads
    Lovely
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th July 2022
    Lovely walk in the Southport fresh air lots places to sit but it needs a bit of updating although we can see they are replacing boards Read full review
  • markmassey88
    Sandhurst, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A nice stroll in the sun
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 29th July 2022
    Perfect for a nice walk. The pier is long enough that many will find the distance to the end and back a suitable walk. There are enough little ice cream and refreshment stops along the pier for... Read full review
  • Sarahbridge2
    Preston, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely stroll, gorgeous views, delicious I’ve-cream
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 6th August 2022
    We visited the pier today, had a lovely stroll made even nicer with a Cornish pasty (for our toddler), an ice cream an a couple of drinks. We chatted with the lovely owner who made us feel so welcome... Read full review

Map & Directions

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Opening Times

2022 (19 July 2022 - 5 Sept 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
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*

* 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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