Southport Seafront

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Southport Seafront
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As well as being home to the Southport Air Show, there are many nostalgic seaside delights on Southport’s seafront with events throughout the year.

Southport Seafront is a beautiful stretch of coastline encompassing a variety of venues, including the iconic Southport Pier, which is the second longest in the UK and offers great views of the coastline. The pier is also home to the Pier Pavilion, a historic building that hosts regular art exhibitions and cultural events.

The seafront also boasts the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre, a state-of-the-art venue that hosts a range of cultural events throughout the year, including concerts, comedy shows, and theatrical performances.

For those interested in local history, the Southport Museum and Art Gallery is a must-visit. Here, you can explore the town’s rich heritage and discover its unique identity through a collection of fascinating exhibits.

The beach is just a 10 minute stroll from Southport’s train station with good rail links from across the North West, so whether you want to use your car or not, everything very accessible.

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Opening Hours

  • MondayOpen 24 hours
  • TuesdayOpen 24 hours
  • WednesdayOpen 24 hours
  • ThursdayOpen 24 hours
  • FridayOpen 24 hours
  • SaturdayOpen 24 hours
  • SundayOpen 24 hours

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on near Southport Seafront

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Old Dock Tours, Liverpool

The Old Dock tour is a treat for younger and older visitors alike, fans of Liverpool’s maritime past, and anybody curious about local history.

£8.50 with concessions

Where to go near Southport Seafront

Southport
Southport Pier

Southport Pier opened in 1860, making it the oldest iron pier in Great Britiain. It is also the second-longest in the country.

The Atkinson
Southport
Gallery
The Atkinson

We’re pleased to report that The Atkinson, Southport’s very own multi-arts institution, has reopened and is looking forward to safely welcoming visitors back.

Southport
Tourist Attraction
Town Hall Gardens

The Town Hall Gardens is a perfect spot to recharge your batteries whilst out and about in Southport.

Southport
Park
Victoria Park

In Southport’s town centre is Victoria Park, home to the famous Southport Flower Show, Southport Food and Drink Festival and the British Musical Fireworks Championship

Beach
Formby Beach

A beautiful National Trust beach which emerges from glorious coastal pinewoods. The ideal spot for walking the dog and spying red squirrels.

Number One South Beach
Blackpool
Hotel
Number One South Beach

Set just south of Blackpool Pleasure Beach, guests will find Number One South Beach has stunning sea views, a stylish restaurant and its own golf simulator, complete with waiter service.

Blackpool
Restaurant
White Tower Restaurant

The White Tower is renowned for its spectacular views of the sea and the famous Blackpool promenade, and its outstanding service.

Ormskirk
Restaurant
Moor Hall

Fine dining in a renovated grade II listed manor house. Offering some of the country’s most innovative dishes in beautiful surroundings.

Blackpool
Tourist Attraction
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Home to over 125 rides and attractions, including the world famous Big One and Infusion, the world’s only suspended looping coaster completely over water. Pleasure Beach Arena is also home to the Hot Ice show, the longest running ice show in the world.

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