Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information Tel:01704 533333
The Atkinson Centre Tel:01704 540011
A new multi art form venue which offers a varied programme of comedy, drama, musicals, theatre, dance and film throughout the year.
Southport Model Railway Village Tel:01704 538001
Attracting both enthusiasts and observers alike, the village offers 1½ acres of beautiful miniature landscape, with five model trains running continuously on more than 500 metres of track.
British Lawnmower Museum Tel:01704 501336
This unique and fascinating museum is the only one of its kind in the world. The museum houses a splendid collection of more than 200 items of antique and fully restored gardening equipment; some of the pieces had famous owners, including Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana.
Splashworld Tel:01704 537160
Southport’s all-weather state of the art leisure pool has slides, flumes and wavepools.
Southport Theatre and Convention Centre Tel:01704 540454
Southport’s premier entertainment venue been refurbished to incorportate the theatre and Floral Hall, which regularly plays host to top showbiz names.
Silcock’s Funland Tel:01704 536733
The Silcock family have provided fun for all the family for generations, including more than 40 years at Southport pier.
Botanic Gardens Tel:01704 214164 (Gardens) 01704 227547 (Museum)
Nationally renowned for its exotic floral displays, the attraction has achieved Green Flag status for excellence.
Rufford Old Hall Tel:01704 821254
One of Lancashire’s finest Tudor buildings is set in beautiful Victorian and Edwardian gardens; a young Shakespeare is said to have performed in the Great Hall as a teenager.
West Lancs Light Railway Tel:01772 815881
The railway is located in Hesketh Bank and features a number of interesting locomotives and other railway equipment from Britain and overseas.
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
One of the country’s most prestigious golf courses which has hosted the Open Tournament on numerous occasions.
Southport Marine Lake Tel:01704 544011
The range of watersports on offer includes water-skiing and sailing, as well as trips on the ‘Southport Belle’, a Mississippi-style paddle steamer which cruises along Southport’s historic Victorian seafront.