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.

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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

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    864
  • Very Good
    874
  • Average
    390
  • Poor
    62
  • Terrible
    53

Recent Reviews:

  • Lynn S
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    A long walk !
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 8th October 2021
    Lovely long walk along the Pier, there's a little train you can catch which goes up and down the pier (ideal in the summer for little legs!) The cafe at the end of the pier was welcoming and... Read full review
  • patrick e
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Great place to see the sunset
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 8th October 2021
    This is a lovely pier to walk down , for couples, families, and kids, takes about 10 minutes to walk, during season times there's a miniature railway with little carriages for all who wants to... Read full review
  • Cruiser41630232110
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Worth the visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th October 2021
    Weather wet and windy perfect for us Lovely walk down the pier, too far someone says 🤔 certainly not, nice walk to look out to sea and have a coffee at the end then a walk back. Read full review

Opening Times

2022 (6 September 2021 - 31 March 2022)
DayTimes
Monday11:0017:00*
Tuesday11:0017:00*
Wednesday11:0017:00*
Thursday11:0017:00*
Friday11:0017:00*
Saturday11:0017:00*
Sunday11:0017:00*
2022 (1 October 2021 - 18 July 2022)
DayTimes
Monday11:0017:00*
Tuesday11:0017:00*
Wednesday11:0017:00*
Thursday11:0017:00*
Friday11:0017:00*
Saturday11:0017:00*
Sunday11:0017:00*
2022 (19 July 2022 - 5 September 2022)
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

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