Southport Pier


This superb town in perfect for foodies, culture vultures, nature watchers and fans of traditional seaside pursuits.  

This handsome seaside town in the North West has everything you could ask for for retirement living, with 22 miles of beautiful coast to explore, the most independent restaurants and cafes outside London, a European style food market, thriving boutique shops, a botanic garden, a historic pier and the amazingly versatile arts centre the Atkinson.


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Things to do in Southport
Southport Pleasureland

Things to do in Southport

Whether you like bracing coastal walks or building sandcastles with grandchildren, the Sefton Coast has something for everyone. Southport beach is perfect for bucket and spades, and also boasts a beautiful 150+ year old pier, while Southport Pleasureland is fun for all the family.  Formby beach offers breath-taking natural beauty and sand dunes, while further up the coast at Crosby Beach you’ll find Anthony Gormley’s 'Another Place' – 100 iron figures staring wistfully at the sea.

If all this fresh air leaves you hungry, then you are in luck, from the flourishing food market to high-end restaurants there’s plenty of choice of cuisines from around the globe. Try the charmingly vintage Kings Gardens Tea Rooms set in 17 acres, traditional fish and chips at the Swan or Bistro Verite, which offers French style food made with local produce.

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