Destination guide

The friendly area of Southport awaits your stay

The area's theater scene and jazz are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Southport. Travelers like the shopping, golfing and restaurants in this welcoming and relaxing city. Liverpool ONE and Vue Cinema are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Southport a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Southport

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Traveling to and around Southport

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

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

Where to stay around Southport?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 185 vacation rentals near Southport. From 88 Condos/Apartments to 21 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Southport for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Southport:

  • Vauxhall: 82 vacation rentals
  • Ropewalks: 100 vacation rentals
  • South Shore: 30 vacation rentals
  • Liverpool City Centre: 121 vacation rentals
  • Everton: 106 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Southport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Southport. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Southport Pier: 437 vacation rentals
  • Royal Birkdale Golf Club: 440 vacation rentals
  • Ainsdale Beach: 425 vacation rentals
  • Floral Hall: 438 vacation rentals
  • Botanic Gardens Museum: 444 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Southport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 88 Condos/Apartments in Southport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Southport include:

  • Cottages: 21 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 21 rentals available
  • Houses: 66 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Southport?

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