The Merseyside Transport Trust is once again running their tour of Southport in there historic Leyland Atlanteans; 1449  and 1551  open top busses. 

The tour will take visitors all around the town setting off from the pier and going past some of Southport’s most historic spots including the Marine Bridge, Hesketh Park, Royal Birkdale Golf Course, Marine Lake, Lord Street and the Botanic Gardens.

The tours will start this on Sunday (26th July) and will continue on every Sunday until 30th August as well as Bank Holiday Monday (31st August).

Departures are scheduled for: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm, from the start of Southport Pier by the Carousel.


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