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Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Southport, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. Welcoming and relaxing, this city attracts tourists with its golf courses and theatres. Around the area, top sights include Blackpool Tower, Anfield Road Stadium and Croxteth Hall and Country Park.
Well known for its theatres, the city's cultural venues include Little Theatre Southport, Southport Theatre and Botanic Gardens Museum. Favourite family attractions include Splash World and Southport Pier. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Floral Hall is a favourite for retail therapy.
Popular places to visit in the area include Blackpool Tower, 11.7 mi/18.9 km from the city centre, and Anfield Road Stadium, which is 15.1 mi (24.3 km) away.
If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Southport Station, Birkdale Station or Meols Cop Station. Southport might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.