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Southport, Merseyside, is a beautiful coastal town and a hub of activity in England's northwest. Situated ideally close to Liverpool, Blackpool, Preston and St. Helens, Southport draws on the culture of all of its neighbouring cities to create a town that has the big-city draw of Liverpool, the attractions and events of Blackpool, and the northern charm of Preston. If you’re thinking about taking a day trip to Southport – or even staying there for a few days – there’s plenty to do!
Just a couple of the fun attractions and activities offered by Southport include:
Splashes and Laughs
Southport Splash World is the ideal day-trip location for all the family, with swimming pools, water slides, fast flume rides and a bubble spa providing something for everyone! Whether you want to shoot down the slides and fly through the flume rides or just unwind in the bubble spa, you’re guaranteed a day to remember at Splash World.
The home of music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history, The Atkinson is the premier concert hall and theatre in Southport. Whether you’re after a tense drama, a night of singing and dancing, an art exhibit or a reading from a world-famous novelist, you’ll be able to find them here!
The Atkinson has a wide range of performances and exhibitions all-year-round, from local artists to touring performers, so be sure to check their scheduled events so you don’t miss out!
Walking or Cycling
If you’re slightly more outdoorsy, then a walk around Southport’s beautiful woods or a cycle through its picturesque parks might be a perfect way to spend the day. Known locally as “Sunny Southport”, Southport enjoys nice weather for most of the year, making walking and cycling in its forests, hills and dunes a lovely prospect. Why not pop into our local shops and pick up a picnic of local ingredients for when you get to the perfect picnic spot?
A Night Out
If you’re looking for a nightclub Southport has more than its fair share of incredible VIP experiences and nightlife. Always a bustling hub of activity, Southport offers a range of bars, pubs and clubs including Khepri, Bar 45 and the Grasshopper, among dozens of others. With so much to choose from, you’ll be able to find something to suit the occasion, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion with friends or just enjoying a taste of the Southport nightlife!
One particularly exciting addition to any night out in Southport is Khepri, an exclusive VIP nightclub and Mediterranean restaurant with an Egyptian theme. With constant events and promotions, food during the day and dancing all night, Khepri is a must-stop on any trip to Southport, and no Southport night out is complete without a visit!
As you can see, there’s plenty to do in Southport, from nightlife and live entertainment to outdoor pursuits and water parks – and the best part is that this is only the tip of the iceberg for Southport! There’s so much more to see and do, from bands and entertainment to restaurants and day events – come and see for yourself!