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Seasonal Delights: Southport in Every Season

Southport, a charming coastal town in the northwest of England, is a destination that truly comes alive in every season of the year. Whether you're seeking summer beach fun or cosy winter getaways, Southport has something special to offer. Join us as we explore the unique charm of Southport during each season, from sunny summers to magical winters, and discover the exciting events and activities that make this town a year-round delight.

Summer: Beach Fun and Festivals (June to August)

Southport's sandy shores are a major draw during the summer months. Visitors can bask in the sun, build sandcastles, and enjoy the refreshing sea breeze along the stunning coastline. Southport Pleasure Land and Splash World offers thrilling escapes for families as well. But the fun doesn't stop there! Southport hosts a variety of events and festivals during the summer season, including:

  • Southport Food and Drink Festival (31 May - 2 June): Held at Victoria Park, this festival is a gastronomic delight, featuring culinary delights from vendors across the UK.

  • Southport Air Show (13-14 July): Watch awe-inspiring aerial displays as jets and vintage aircraft take to the skies, providing thrilling entertainment for all ages.

Autumn: Laughter and Entertainment (September to November)

As autumn rolls in, Southport continues to captivate visitors with its vibrant arts and entertainment scene. Don't miss the renowned Southport Comedy Festival (27 September - 13 October), which brings top comedians and hilarious acts to town. Enjoy a night of laughter and memorable performances in this cosy season.

Winter: Cosy Getaways and Mad Dog 10K (December to February)

Southport transforms into a cosy winter wonderland, perfect for romantic getaways. And speaking of exciting events, on February 4th, 2024, the town will be buzzing with energy for the Mad Dog 10K, a thrilling running event that takes participants along the sunny shores of Southport. With live bands along the course and a fancy dress competition, it's a day of fitness and fun for all.

Spring: Blossoms and Culture (March to May)

As spring blooms, Southport comes alive with the vibrant colours of flowers and cultural events. The highlight of the season is the iconic Southport Flower Show (15-18 August), celebrating its 100th year. We are proud sponsors of this event, where you can explore stunning floral displays and horticultural wonders.

Throughout the year, Southport's cultural scene thrives at The Atkinson, where various events, exhibitions, and even online exhibitions offer a rich cultural and theatre experience.

No matter which season you choose to visit Southport, there's always something exciting happening. To make the most of your Southport experience, book your stay at the Waterfront Southport Hotel, where you can enjoy comfortable accommodations and easy access to all the town's seasonal delights. Check out our "What's On" page to stay updated on the latest events happening right here at our hotel.

Experience the unique charm of Southport in every season and create unforgettable memories by the sea.

Book your stay directly with us today, benefit from our 'Book Direct' 15% discount (including free parking!), and be part of the year-round magic that this picturesque town has to offer.

See you soon!


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