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Southport Air Show

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Great day out

The airshow is a great day out. Good selection of aircraft and aerial displays. The typhoon and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Graeme E
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Worth a visit but pricey

I went here on a whim with my Mum. We packed a small picnic and set off for the day. We waited in a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Rodeo087
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Southport Seafront | Sefton Council Tourism Department, Southport PR8 1DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

we got tickets for the air show off our friends , these participated in the event . The show was very organised and there was lots of different stalls of food , drinks , and to buy merchandise. It was very organised even down for...More

Thank Jeannette J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The airshow is a great day out. Good selection of aircraft and aerial displays. The typhoon and the red arrows are great. Good beach location would recommend.

Thank Graeme E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on a whim with my Mum. We packed a small picnic and set off for the day. We waited in a long queue to park on the beach, paying (I think) £10+ per person. All cars were lined up on the beach...More

Thank Rodeo087
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The whole family travelled to Southport for the day. It's a great venue, a day on the beach with the added bonus of some amazing aerial displays. Plenty of toilets, food outlets etc, although £5 per child for a couple of minutes on the mini...More

Thank Shirley K
Reviewed 1 August 2018

My husband paid to go in the Lancaster Lounge this year and thoroughly enjoyed it. He got coffee and pastries in the morning, a packed lunch in a cool bag and then coffee and cake in the afternoon. He said the planes came really close...More

Thank JaneRhodes
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Enjoyed the whole day,lots to see,but I don’t think there was as many aeroplanes this time. Found the prices for some food ‘ridiculous’i.e two fish fingers and chips £14!for some reason I didn’t buy them.

Thank lynne m
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

First time to this air show we prebooked ticket and parking on the beach for the Saturday. But had a walk into southport on the Friday evening and stayed and watched the red arrows they were fantastic. The parking for the beach opens at 10am...More

Thank Paula L
SouthportTourism, Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoy the air show and hope to see you in 2019.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Over priced for what it is. Makes it very difficult for people who live there to go about their every routine. trying to get to the cinema or local shops or food places is awfulMore

Thank Sami S
SouthportTourism, Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your comments. Without charging the small entrance fee we do to enter the air show we could not host the event due to the cost of the aircraft and fuel. We hope to continue to support the future of our show by...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

This airshow is ideal for families as there is plenty of space on the beach for children to play in between displays, but is also close to shops, toilets, car parking ( on the beach) and public transport. We stayed at The Premier Inn which...More

Thank 404chris0706
SouthportTourism, Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are pleased you enjoy the air show and hope to see you in 2019.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Absolutely incredible. I go every single year and it is truly fantastic. I would recommend it to absolutely everyone!

Thank gtp123
SouthportTourism, Manager at Southport Air Show, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoy the air show and hope to see you in 2019.

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