Botanic Gardens, Churchtown
The Botanic Gardens in Southport are aptly named 'The Jewel in the Crown'. Nationally renowned for their floral displays, which have been featured in the BBC TV program 'Gardener's World', the gardens are popular with local people and visitors alike. Located in Churchtown, the park can be found by following the brown signs from all major roads into Southport.
The Gardens are host to a Spring and Late Summer flower show ever year and there is a regular programme of brass bands every Sunday afternoon.
The Victorian Fernery
As well as a lake and arboretum, there is a wealth of facilities on site. These include:-
*Fernery and its unique indoor collection of ferns
* Bowls green
*Café, family-run, with a range of fresh home-made food
*Nursery shop, selling surplus quality plants