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Things to do in Southport

Famous seaside resort located north of Liverpool on the Irish Sea coast

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Known for...   Southport Pier



 

  Attractions

Premier Bowl And Laser

Ten pin bowling and futuristic laser tag game experience.
Ocean Plaza
Marine Drive
Southport
PR8 1RY

01704543569

Recommended by Teresa Hill, Southport

 

Lakeside Miniature Railway

Runs alongside the Marine Lake on the sea front at Southport.
Esplanade
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 1RX

01772745511

Recommended by Terry Brewster, Blackpool
“Great fun, I just have to come here every summer to ride the trains again”

 

Southport Pleasureland

Amusement park including the Traumatizer suspended roller-coaster.
Marine Drive
Southport
PR8 1RX

Recommended by Tim Gordon, Liverpool

 

Southport Model Railway Village

Lovely model village.
Lower Promenade
Kings Gardens
Southport
PR8 1QX

01704538001

 
 

  Museums

British Lawnmower Museum

World famous lawnmower museum.
106-114 Shakespeare Street
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 5AJ

01704501336

Recommended by Jo Williams, Nottingham
“'I recommend it if you feel like something a little different!' ”

 
 

  Parks

Hesketh Park FREE

The park boasts a myriad of unique built and natural features and is a horticultural treasure trove just waiting to be discovered.
Albert Road
Southport
PR9 9ND

Recommended by Wendy Harris, Southport

 

Lowther Gardens FREE

Lowther Gardens is one of the Boroughs major parks and is situated adjacent to Lytham Green.
West Beach
Lytham St. Annes
FY8 5QQ

 

Botanic Gardens FREE

Aptly named 'The Jewel in the Crown'. Nationally renowned for its floral displays, as featured in 'Gardener's World'.
Botanic Road
Southport
PR9 7NB

 

Kings Gardens FREE

A £5 million restoration project to restore King's Gardens to its former glory started January 2013.
The Promenade
Southport
PR8 1PQ

 
 

  Beaches

Formby Beach FREE

Stunning coastline with large areas of beaches, sand dunes and pine woods.
Victoria Road
Formby
L37 1LJ

01704878591

Recommended by Sarah Anisah Atcha, Bolton
“'The beach is lovely, clean and sandy! Kids have a fab time running around in the dunes and seeing the red squirrels in the forest.'”

 

Ainsdale Beach FREE

Award winning beach.
Shore Road
Ainsdale
Merseyside
PR8 2QB

01519342967

 
 

  Bowling

Premier Bowl

Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Ocean Plaza
Southport
PR8 1RY

Recommended by Ed Bradley, Liverpool

 
 

  Cinema

Vue Cinema Southport

Multi-screen cinema.
Ocean Plaza
Marine Drive
Southport
PR8 1SQ

03453084620

 

Vue Cinema Southport

Multi-screen cinema.
Ocean Plaza
Marine Drive
Southport
PR8 1SQ

03453084620

 
 

  Theatre

Southport Theatre

Popular local theatre.
The Promenade
Southport
PR9 0DZ

01704540454

 

Lowther Pavilion

The theatre was built in 1921 and serves the borough of Fylde and the surroundings as a professional and amateur stage.
West Beach
Lytham St. Annes
FY8 5QQ

 
 

  Golf

Southport Golf Links

Sefton, and in particular Southport is at the centre of England's golf coast which includes two Royal's and numerous Open courses.
Park Road West
Southport
PR9 0JN

 

Southport Old Links Golf Club

Southport Old Links is not the biggest or indeed the best-known golf course in Southport, but it is among the oldest.
Moss Lane
Southport
Merseyside
PR9 7QS

01704-28207

 

Hillside Golf Club

Golf Club.
Hastings Road
Hillside
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 2LU

 

Formby Ladies Golf Club

Golf Club.
Golf Road
Formby
Liverpool
Merseyside
L37 1YH

 

Hesketh Golf Club

Golf Club.
Cockle Dick's Lane
Off Cambridge Road
Southport
Merseyside
PR9 9QQ

 

Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club

Golf Club.
Bradshaws Lane
Ainsdale
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 3LG

 

Formby Golf Club

Golf Club.
Golf Road
Formby
Liverpool
Merseyside
L37 1LQ

 
 

  Water sports

Dunes Splash World

Water adventure park.
The Esplanade
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 1RX

01704537160

 

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