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

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      878
    • Very Good
      879
    • Average
      392
    • Poor
      61
    • Terrible
      54

    Recent Reviews:

    • MariaW540
      Northumberland, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Family
      Not what I was expecting, good visit !
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 3rd September 2022
      Just googled a place on the coast that was not Blackpool and found Southport Pier !! What a find !! Everything is on a massive scale ! The RSPB marshes and the beach….the sea couldn’t be further out... Read full review
    • Wischietta
      Nottingham, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Family
      Appear to be on a lovely long pier!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 4th September 2022
      Fantastic long Pier - delight to walk along. Well maintained & is pretty. Fab Cafe & Penny Arcade.😍 Read full review
    • maxpiper
      Saint Helens, England, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      Great
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 22nd September 2022
      …. One Nice clean tidy Pier, I travel down the pier on a mobility scooter never had any problems with access to any activities going on, there is also a train that travels to the end and back at... Read full review

    Opening Times

    2023 (6 September 2022 - 31 March 2023)
    DayTimes
    Monday11:0017:00*
    Tuesday11:0017:00*
    Wednesday11:0017:00*
    Thursday11:0017:00*
    Friday11:0017:00*
    Saturday11:0017:00*
    Sunday11:0017:00*
    2023 (1 October 2022 - 18 July 2023)
    DayTimes
    Monday11:0017:00*
    Tuesday11:0017:00*
    Wednesday11:0017:00*
    Thursday11:0017:00*
    Friday11:0017:00*
    Saturday11:0017:00*
    Sunday11:0017:00*
    2023 (19 July 2023 - 5 September 2023)
    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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