Southport is a great place for a day out, whether with friends, family, pets or just yourself! 

There is a variety of things to do, whether that's a stroll on the beach, enjoying retail therapy at the shops or fun activities for the kids! There is truly something for everyone.

What's even better is that Merseyrail stations on the Southport line are just a short walk away from the most popular destinations. Merseyrail will run a 15-minute Sunday service on the Southport line throughout the summer, starting on Sunday 28 May, so consider travel sorted. You can find out more information about Summer Sundays here

With so many great places in Southport, it can be difficult to know where to start! So, we have collated the best locations for your next day out, have a look below and plan your journey.

Win a family pass for your next day out!

Merseyrail is partnering up with Southport Pleasureland and Viking Golf to give away 2 sets of family passes! 

Southport destinations and events

Bumper Cars 950X688

Southport Pleasureland

With lots to see and do, rides to suit everyone and best of all free entry, Southport Pleasureland truly is a fantastic day out for the whole family.
Southport Beach 850 X 350

Southport Beach & Pier

With miles of golden sand and the iconic pier, Southport is the perfect place for a day out.
Shopping 850 X 350 (2)

Southport Shopping

Designer names, tree lined boulevards and unexpected gems.
Ramada Southport 850 X 350

Southport Theatre & Convention Centre

The Southport Theatre & Convention Centre is one of the largest and most flexible multi-purpose venues in Merseyside, which has undergone a major £40 million investment programme.
Southport Marine Lake

Southport Marine Lake, Parks & Gardens

At Marine Lake you’ll find a choice of water based activities to keep the whole family entertained.
Viking Golf 850 X 350

Viking Golf Southport

Adventure awaits at Viking Golf Southport! Can you take on the Viking Gods and win? Prepare to be transported to a time when Vikings roamed our shores and raided our lands! 
Crowd 850 X 350

Save the Rave 2023

Southport is hosting the iconic outdoor 90s festival on Saturday 22 July 2023. 
The Atkinsons 850 X 350

The Atkinson

Recently refurbished, The Atkinson is a hub of Arts and Culture in the North West.
Southport Flower Show 850 X 350

Southport Flower Show

Southport Flower Show, the UK’s largest independent flower show, is back on Thursday 17 - 20 August.