Stunning aerial shots of Southport in its sunny glory have gone viral after they were posted to Facebook.

The photos, which were taken last year, show the sheer expanse of the town from the sun kissed sands around the Pier to the bustling town centre and beyond to West Lancashire.

And there’s no surprise for guessing who took them!

Matthew Rycraft was invited to Strap himself into a plane so he could capture Southport in an almost never seen before glory!

Matt has now teamed up with OTS News to exhibit his breathtaking photos bi weekly so don’t forget to keep checking our site for more great images of our town.

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