Visitor Information

Tourist Information is now part of the Library and Information Services, you can find out about:

  • Information on events, attractions, and things to do in and around Southport
  • Information on places to eat out in the resort
  • Information on pubs and night clubs in the resort
  • Local travel information including car parking
  • Souvenirs of Southport – and much more are available in the Shop

Find out about the range of accommodation Southport has to offer on the Visit Southport website.

You can download the official online guide to Southport – England’s Classic Resort.

For more information about Southport and to plan your visit please go online to Visit Southport website


Opening Hours
Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

Please note: The Library & Information Service  is open but not staffed after 2pm on Saturdays or at any time on Sundays. There is no access to the public network computers. Lending items can be borrowed via the self-service.

Please visit The Atkinson foyer for lots of information about things to do in Southport, Sefton and the surrounding areas.


From 1 April 2016, we no longer sell tickets for National Express, Timeswell’s Travel & Holmeswood Coaches

Click on each name to visit their website or call

National Express  0871 781 8181 ( Calls cost 13p a minute)

Timeswell’s Travel  0151 526 3209

Holmeswood Coaches 01704 821 245