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Address: Marine Drive, Southport PR8 1RY, England
Phone Number:
+44 1704 532717
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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With lots to see and do, rides to suit everyone and free entry, Southport...

With lots to see and do, rides to suit everyone and free entry, Southport Pleasureland is a fantastic day out for the whole family.

Clean, bright and bursting with activities for the whole family, Southport’s premier leisure attraction is sure to bring fun and laughter to every visitor.

In 2016 we have brand new rides to experience, new performances around the park by our resident actors and magician, a fabulous family amusement arcade, a brand new coffee area serving beautiful Illy coffee, fun and games on the stalls, gift shop, food and drink outlets and the park is totally free to enter!

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took the grand kids and they loved it --not many big rides but that didn't seem to bother them---this is so much better than the over busy Blackpool pleasure beach.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2016
jeffhutchy
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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lancashire england
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109 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything you could imagine from a fun fair lots of rides and attractions very nice and clean under new ownership

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Thank kamfam_10
Sandra-SPL, Guest Relations Manager at Southport Pleasureland, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks so much for taking the time to review us! We're working hard now to get everything lovely for Easter opening so we look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Leigh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many rides etc to try also food outlets.Great for kiddies as well as adults. Most if not all rides etc don't take cash so you have to buy credit and have it credited to a card which is debited at each ride etc.

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Thank 264smythy58
Sandra-SPL, Guest Relations Manager at Southport Pleasureland, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review and we're glad you enjoyed your visit! We're now busy maintaining the rides and parks ready for next year but do hope you will visit again. Meantime Merry Christmas! More 

manchester
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65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

It looks like it's had its day tbh. Hard to find any positives to say, I love Southport's old fashioned feel and is part of the town's attraction but this fair is just run down

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Thank staffy1975
Norman W, Guest Relations Manager at Southport Pleasureland, responded to this review

Hi, so sorry to hear you were disappointed. The park is currently closed (from 6th November until March) as we go through our usual winter maintenance. We're very traditional, family friendly and full of heaps of rides, stalls, lovely grounds etc. Each year we add a little more so we do hope you'll come back in 2017 to check us... More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We have been to Southport many many times but have never paid a visit to Pleasureland until this year. The trip was a treat for my sons 4th birthday. We were so lucky that we had such amazing weather when we got there. We found it to be amazingly clean considering how busy it was and lots of space to... More 

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Thank Vanessa D
Sandra-SPL, Guest Relations Manager at Southport Pleasureland, responded to this review

Hi Vanessa, thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you again in 2017! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Used to come here as a kid so decided to take the kids. The fairground now works on a pre paid card that you have to load with money. They then swipe the card, the credit comes off and you go on your chosen ride. We took 6 kids with us who wanted to go on the waltzers only. It... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

took the grand kids and they loved it --not many big rides but that didn't seem to bother them---this is so much better than the over busy Blackpool pleasure beach.

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Thank jeffhutchy
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Nice firework display and bonfire. Although no one clearly checked which way the wind was going to be blowing as hay bails near by kept setting on fire (made the night more amusing). Very busy and the fireworks were nice. Not bad for a free event

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Thank Sarah J
Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a great funfair for smaller children. My grandchildren are 4yrs and 6yrs. There were plenty of rides for them to go on. Not just huge rides for teenagers. It was halloween and the park was decorated really well. I've never seen so many pumpkins in one place. Many of staff dressed up and there was free puppet shows... More 

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manchester
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165 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went we 2 11yr old & 70yr old. Park was easy enough form paps to walk around & kids didn't feel tied. They bought electronic passes which scan at ride costing tokens, they felt in control of what they wanted to do without extra worry about money. Food was good seaside food at the usual cost 5:50 fish n chips... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Not very busy and staff not very helpful on directions asked for change for parking (with intent to come back) was pointed to machine as was told I needed to play and pointed to another sign saying machines for players only x I spent a pound and left

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