Destination guide

The friendly area of Southport awaits your stay

The area's theatre scene and jazz are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Southport. Travellers especially like the shopping, golfing and restaurants in this welcoming and relaxing city. Liverpool ONE and Vue Cinema are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Southport

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Southport a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Southport Pier (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Splash World (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Royal Birkdale Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hillside Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Southport

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Southport is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ainsdale Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Fairhaven Lake (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Formby Pinewoods (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Ashton Gardens (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Formby Beach (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Southport

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Southport Station, Birkdale Station and Meols Cop Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Southport?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 219 holiday rentals near Southport. From 107 Condos/Apartments to 23 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Southport for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Southport?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Southport:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 172 holiday homes
  • Vauxhall: 116 holiday homes
  • Hope Street: 103 holiday homes
  • Ropewalks: 148 holiday homes
  • Georgian Quarter: 89 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Southport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Southport. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ainsdale Beach: 530 holiday rentals
  • Splash World: 552 holiday rentals
  • Royal Birkdale Golf Club: 566 holiday rentals
  • Birkdale Station: 514 holiday rentals
  • Southport Theatre: 556 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southport listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Southport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 107 Condos/Apartments in Southport. Our other popular types of Southport holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 23 holiday houses
  • Houses: 77 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 23 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Southport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Southport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.