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Visit the British seaside at family friendly Southport. Whether strolling along the historic pier, visiting the Splash-World water park, the New Pleasureland or shopping on the famous Lord Street there’s plenty to do here for all the family. Southport has a miniature railway running around the public Marine Lake, and also boasts a Model Railway […]

Another Place by Anthony Gormley

Famous for “the Angel of the North”, Anthony Gormley is well known for his stunning sculptures on a grand scale. We are lucky to have one of his masterpieces only a few miles away, easily accessible by road, bus and train. The piece “Another Place” on nearby Crosby beach consists of around one hundred cast-iron […]

Formby Beach and Red Squirrel Reserve

Why not visit Formby Sand Dunes, on the North west coast between Liverpool and Southport, and explore the stunning coastline. With so much to see and do, make the most of what is on offer. Stroll through the pine woods and look out for the red squirrels. Formby is well known as a special place […]

Birkdale Village

OK, so everyone knows about Royal Birkdale Golf Club, but what about Birkdale Village itself? Did you know that our traditional village centre shops include a dedicated cheese centre, an award winning butchers, fresh fishmongers, a hairdresser and a day spa. We also have several cafes and bars so after a little shopping you can […]


The stunning coastal resort of Southport is host to the finest links courses in England. This is the home of Royal Birkdale, for many golfers, quite simply, the best of all the great golf courses.