Southport is a large town in England, United Kingdom. This town is known for its seaside. One of the most important businesses in this town is tourism. Apart from tourism, the other industries which flourish in this town are in the field of manufacturing and retail shopping. These are the three industries which form the backbone of the economy.
Pleasureland, the Model Railway Village, Splash World, Meols Hall, Lawnmower museums, the Power Station, Hesketh park, Cambridge Walks, the Round House, Emmanuel Church, Holy Trinity Church, Victoria Baths are some of the most famous landmarks in the town. All these help in the generation of money for the people in this town. This town is the fourteenth popular coastal resort in the United Kingdom.
The town has a number of primary and secondary schools. Southport College and King George V College are the two colleges which offer secondary education scope to the people in this town.
Sports are another field which is very popular in this town. Some of the popular sports of this town include football, rugby, golf, kite surfing, speed record, cycling and a variety of water sports like sailing, rowing and water skiing.
Road, bus, aviation, railways, walking and cycling are some of the popular means of commutation in this town. The railways connect the town to the various important places like Wigan, Manchester, Manchester Airport and Bolton. Cycling has gained importance in the town. The cycles can be hired from the Eco-Centre and the Southport railway station.