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Review of Southport Air Show

Southport Air Show
Ranked #6 of 32 things to do in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The largest Air Show in the North West in an annual event on Southport Beach. Each year the event attracts over 100,000 visitors to the seaside town of Southport.With military, historical, civilian and stunt aircraft in the air, and plenty of entertainment and attractions on the ground,this is an event for the entire family.
Preston, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“wow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

love the red arrows great view well organised cant get a better air show visit it now absolutely amassing

Visited August 2014
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3 Thank Alexander K
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SouthportTourism, Public Relations Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this review, 2 September 2014
Thank you for taking time to review our event.

We take pride in bringing some of the best aircraft to the Air Show, including the brilliant Red Arrows. Make sure you come this year as it is their 50th display season!
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

I go every year without fail.
It is amazing. Try to go without young children if possible as the noise is quite loud at times

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank vicky160985
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SouthportTourism, Public Relations Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this review, 2 September 2014
Thank you for your positive comments. We work hard to try and keep the Southport Air Show interesting and fun.

You are right the nature of the event does mean that there is a lot of noise produced but we have many families come with children of all ages, including babies, and many adults comment on how they have been since they are children so it really is an event for all of the family.

Hope to see you at this years air show.
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United Kingdom
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“dont get caught”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

VERY GOOD AS A FAMILY EVENT BUT DONT GET CAUGHT with expensive parking on the coast road. If you go inthe park ,coach parking area near the old zoo parking could be two pounds cheaper.

Visited November 2013
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6 Thank lynne l
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SeftonMBC, Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for your positive comments.

In response to parking all Southport Airshow car parks are priced at £6, this fee has remained the same for the past few years. This can be found by following all official yellow AA signage.

We hope to see you back this year, 20th & 21st September 2014.
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Southport, United Kingdom
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“Brill day out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

We had good weather last year blue sky , lots to look at on the beach which you can also park on so easy for family's . a picnic on beach or lots of food vans

Visited September 2013
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5 Thank Elizabeth D
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SeftonMBC, Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for your positive comments. We work hard to try and keep the Southport Air Show interesting and fun.

We hope to see you back this year, 20th & 21st September 2014.
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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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“3rd Year Running!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

Three years running we have been to this show, and we're booking again for this year.

The Red Arrows were just as amazing as always - total respect to them.

The Lancaster Bomber received the respect it is always due.

Unfortunately, we did not get to see the love of my husbands' life - the Vulcan Bomber XH558....hopefully she'll be back this year....she's not long left!

The 2012 air village had much more variety than last year, but the weather was very challenging!

It's much better is you stay in the area, to avoid the queues getting out at the end.

You don't have to be an aircraft fanatic for this show, there is so much going on and the center of Southport is only a stones throw away.....It's worth a visit!!

Visited September 2013
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SeftonMBC, Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for your positive comments. We work hard to try and keep the Southport Air Show interesting and fun.

We hope to see you back this year, 20th & 21st September 2014.
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