Our Recommendations

These are a small selection of what Southport and its surrounding areas have to offer

Visit the Fairground

The history of Southport Pleasureland goes back to the latter part of the 19th century when a number of rides and attractions were first installed on the current Pleasureland site. Indeed, Norman Wallis’s forebears were among the first to have their rides within the Southport park, some of which were incorporated into the Marine Lake, the southern section of which was constructed in 1887.

Formby Point Nature Reserve

Red squirrels, natterjacks, prehistoric footprints and miles of coastal walks are just waiting to be discovered – part of Formby’s amazing and ever changing landscape.

Enjoy breathtaking sea views or a picnic; head out on a bracing coastal walk or find out about Formby’s fascinating coastal history.

Liverpool City

There is so much to see and do in Liverpool…

The Albert Dock – we recommend the “Duck Tours”
Croxteth Hall
Liverpooll Cathedral
The Mersey Ferries
The Cavern Club
Beatle Tours
Much more…

The Atkinson

Situated in the centre of Lord Street, next to the Town Hall, the Atkinson is a multi-faceted facility that offers a variety of high quality events including theatre, music, comedy and film.

Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’

There is so much to see and do in Liverpool…

Visit Crosby beach to see these spectacular cast iron sculptures spread out along three kilometres of the foreshore, stretching almost one kilometre out to sea.

Churchtown Village

Churchtown is a tranquil, historic village on the northern fringe of Southport that dates back to the Domesday Book. Browse through the village’s specialist shops and stop for a bite in its charming cafes and pubs.

Birkdale Village

Birkdale village is home to several restaurants and bars as well as a number of independent retailers, including a bridal shop, fusion art photographer and the Birkdale Cheese Centre. The village is just a five minute drive fro Southport town centre.

Rufford Old Hall

Home to the Heskeths for 500 years – fantastic furniture, arms, armour and tapestries sweep through the hall where history springs to life in the Hesketh’s dining room, the food-laden table, lit candles and a ‘fire in the hearth’.

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