Hesketh Park & Botanic Gardens
Churchtown's Botanic Gardens are beautiful all year round and there's plenty to see and do. But pay them a visit in the spring to catch the flowers and bulbs emerging as the gardens burst into colour
After the gardens pay a visit to the charming traditional village of Churchtwon. Thatched roof cottages, tiny quaint cafes, brilliantly British pubs and specialist boutique shops are just a few of the gems you'll find.
Laze on the Lake
For watery fun hire a boat on Southport's Marine Lake or take a ride on our very own Mississippi style paddle steamer - the Southport Belle. Also sailing, and rowing and boat hire services.
Tee off for fun
A guaranteed family favourite is our Crazy Golf course, practise your swing and see if you can beat the silly obstacles. For the more advanced, visit our Pitch and Putt golfing green - both situated near to the Marine Lake
Meander down our Pier
Take a stroll down our famous Pier or if you don't fancy the walk hop on board our unique Pier tram. It's the country's oldest surviving iron pier as well as being the second longest, as a Grade II listed building it's a superb piece of the town's heritage.
Get back to nature
The escape the summer sun, pay a visit to Formby Point and the Pinewoods. A great place to take in some fresh air and see the endagered species of Red Squirrels.
Fun at the fair
Thrill-seekers will love the white-knuckle rides and traditional attrqctions that Southport's amusement park has to offer. Situated just opposite Dunes Splash World near the Promenade
Lord Street has almost a mile of canopied shopping, with quality stores and Victorian arcades full of exclusive shops. The stroll through the town's gardens to newly pedestrianised Chapel Street where you'll find all your favourite high street names and brands.
Southport's known for its floral displays in and around the town centre. Take an hour or two to soak up the beauty of the town's gardens and fountains and why not pay a visit to another of our charming outdoor spaces - Hesketh Park?
Slots of Fun
Silcock's Funland amusement centre is brimming with a variety of arcade games and machines and is the perfect way to while away an afternoon
It's a balmy 84 degrees Fahrenheit allyear round in our fantastic new water park, Splash World - perfrect to grab a winter warm! There are river rapids, slides and flumes as well as a poolside bar serving delicious dishes which will go donw a treat after you've worked up an appetite in the water.
Visit Ocean Plaza
Ocean Plaza is a shoppers delight. After visiting the Plaza's variety of branded stores, your credit cards will be begging for mercy. It's also great for a bite to eat - being home to a number of well-known restaurants.
Southport and Sefton are well known for their 22 mile stretch of upspoilt sand dunes, Pinewoods and beaches, Truly the perfect setting for a romantic walk or afternoon stroll - any season