Welcome to the North West of England and the beautiful and picturesque town of Southport. This classic Victorian seaside town sits on the Irish Sea approximately 17 miles from Liverpool and 15 miles from Preston.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing break or an adventure holiday, Southport offers you an excellent mix of Fun, Sun, Sea, Sand, Entertainment and Culture all rolled into one fabulous destination.
Renowned as England’s classic resort, Southport boasts 22 miles of magnificent coastline where the sun always sets on the beach.
Take a stroll on Southport Pier, the second longest seaside pier in the British Isles and try your hand in the old fashioned penny arcade built during the age of mechanical machines all of which still uses pre-decimalised coins.
For the avid shopper, embark on a Shopping Extravaganza in vibrant and elegant Lord Street with its tree lined streets once home to Napoleon III of France. Lord Street has countless shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and clubs for you to enjoy including its original Victorian Shopping arcade.
For the Golfer, experience the luxury, thrill and excitement of playing on a choice of five Championship Links Golf Courses in and around the area including Formby, Hesketh and of course Royal Birkdale.
Visit Marine Lake and enjoy a boat ride on the Mississippi style Southern Belle paddle steamer as you meander along and enjoy a drink in the comfortable Saloon Bar. For the more adventurous visitor you can enjoy the thrill of the lake as you are darted across the water in a fabulous speedboat.
Southport is a fantastic place for children who can have fun exploring the large sand dunes on the beach or as a family have fun exploring the numerous attractions and places of interest in and around the local area; including Blackpool with is wild pleasure beach less than an hour’s drive away. Day excursions can also be organised by the Tourist Information Centre.
I’m sure you will agree that no matter what you choose to do, Southport has something for everyone. So come on, don’t just visit, come and stay a while.