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Southport Pier

Pier Forecourt Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
+44 1704 539701
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Sunday morning stroll

Walked from one end to the other but t this time of year the train was not running. At the sea end... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sheffield, United Kingdom
A long breezy walk!

Billed as the second longest pier in the U.K., this didn't disappoint. A group of us walked its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andy S
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Pier Forecourt Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
+44 1704 539701
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Reviewed yesterday

Walked from one end to the other but t this time of year the train was not running. At the sea end of the pier is a small arcade dedicated to the old fashioned machines I used to play on years ago. Trouble is you...More

Thank Busman53
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Billed as the second longest pier in the U.K., this didn't disappoint. A group of us walked its length and that certainly blew a few cobwebs away. Make sure the tide is in as the sea goes out beyond the pier at low tide in...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great walk along the pier, beautiful views only to find the modern pavilion abused by neglect. The toilets are in a very bad state, paper dispenser not functioning, taps hanging loosely . The cafe offers nothing but processed packaged cakes and low quality teas and...More

Thank Choxaway
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a bit of time to spare so we went along the full length of the pier.It was cold and blustery but well worth it.The views are magnificent when we went the tide was out .In the summer months I reckon it would be...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Southport makes a great effort to promote this pier so imagine our disappointment to find on the third trip in 2 years to find, yet again, half the penny arcade machines take your money but don't work.The the toilets were positively third world with overflowing...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old fashioned pier. Had old penny machines. Good fun. Cafe good value, great view over looking the sea. Great time.

Thank Harty22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a short stay in Southport and decided that a walk along Lord Street followed by a walk on the pier was for us. It is quite a long walk along the pier though there is a “train” for those that don’t feel up...More

Thank neil1342014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pier is quite long, so a bit of a walk, but you can catch the bus/ train. It is a traditional style metal and wood pier with amusements and cafe at the sea end. Often the sea is right out beyond the pier, but...More

1  Thank Thriftphoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent few days here during the annual firework display kids loved it pier is clean and the old machines at end of pier are nice arcades are not our scene so nice to see just 2 nice fish and chips and donuts :) lovely day...More

Thank dwardle1072
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice enough pier, but as the sea goes out for miles it’s a bit pointless really. Toilets were shameful, dirty and my daughter got locked in a cubicle for 15 mins s before someone with a screwdriver could be found. Old fashioned games were enjoyable...More

Thank Kerrie-Ann R
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Susan C
14 August 2017|
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Response from lesley1506 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so
Terry M
24 July 2017|
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Response from Annette J | Reviewed this property |
The Tourist Information Centre will be able to advise you.
13 June 2017|
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Response from Seamus C | Reviewed this property |
yes the pier remains open in the evening