Southport Pier

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Promenade
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 1QX

Tel: +44 (0)1704 539701

Southport Pier

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult TicketFree
Child TicketFree
ConcessionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

The second longest pier in Britain, Southport Pier was first opened in 1860 with an original length of 3,600 ft. In 1868 it was further extended to 4,380 ft.

Southport pier has had several setbacks in its history, suffering from colissions, gales, and fire but none were as close to detroying the pier as in 1990 when Sefton Council applied to have it demoslished, only to be defeated by a single vote.

Now a Grade II listed structure, Southport Pier, under the Southport Pier Trust gained sufficient funding to totally redevelop the pier with financing from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the European Merseyside Objective.

The pier now it stands atr 3,650 ft in length and is open every day except Christmas Day. A boxing day stroll down the pier is actually quite a tradition in Southport.

Facilities

Other

  • Disabled Access
  • Parking (charge) - Street parking on Marine Drive. Many carparks in the town. Beach parking available on Southport beach.
  • Parking Available
  • Street Parking
  • Toilets

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - In Southport

Map & Directions

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    815
  • Very Good
    842
  • Average
    381
  • Poor
    57
  • Terrible
    45

Recent Reviews:

  • paulhobbs
    Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely couple of hours
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th November 2019
    We took a winters stroll along the pier had coffee in the cafe at the end. Very good coffee nice cakes spotless toilets well worth a visit Read full review
  • Clive S
    Step back to childhood
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th November 2019
    It was well worth the bracing walk ( over a kilometre ) to the end of the pier. The pavilion houses a penny amusement arcade of the sort I so enjoyed as a child over 50 years ago on seaside holidays... Read full review
  • Nix28Nix
    Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    A Great Pier...
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 29th November 2019
    The Pier at Southport is in great condition, probably one of the best I have seen. Unfortunately the train wasn't running, but didn't expect it to be on a Friday morning in November... There are... Read full review

Opening Times

2020 (6 September 2019 - 31 March 2020)
DayTimes
Monday11:0017:00*
Tuesday11:0017:00*
Wednesday11:0017:00*
Thursday11:0017:00*
Friday11:0017:00*
Saturday11:0017:00*
Sunday11:0017:00*
2020 (1 October 2019 - 18 July 2020)
DayTimes
Monday11:0017:00*
Tuesday11:0017:00*
Wednesday11:0017:00*
Thursday11:0017:00*
Friday11:0017:00*
Saturday11:0017:00*
Sunday11:0017:00*
2020 (19 July 2020 - 5 September 2020)
DayTimes
Monday10:0018:00*
Tuesday10:0018:00*
Wednesday10:0018:00*
Thursday10:0018:00*
Friday10:0018:00*
Saturday10:0018:00*
Sunday10:0018:00*

* Open every day apart from Christmas Day and during the Southport Air Show.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Gradings

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