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
    809
  • Very Good
    836
  • Average
    381
  • Poor
    57
  • Terrible
    44

Recent Reviews:

  • annieharvey2015
    Hereford, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    It goes out a long long way...
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th October 2019
    Arrived in Southport on Monday afternoon so dumped my luggage at the hotel and then walked along the pier.Quiet at this time of year but the little train was still working.Lovely long walk right to... Read full review
  • barbaraf1962
    Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Great walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th October 2019
    We went with our granddaughter whilst on a weekend in the caravan in Southport. Well worth the effort of walking down the pier. Great views across the bay and then a little train journey back to the... Read full review
  • carolineast123
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th October 2019
    Well had a nice day out for my birthday with my dad and westie 😊 1st time ever seen the sea was in!!!! Nice long walk to the end of pier had a drink in the cafe where dogs are welcome also the old... 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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