Southport is an elegant seaside resort in Merseyside, with 22 miles of coastline to explore. It's a popular destination for the urban dwellers of nearby Liverpool and Manchester who visit for weekend breaks to swap the hustle and bustle of city life for a stylish, relaxing coastal retreat. See the Anthony Gormley sculpture exhibition at Crosby beach, enjoy sand dunes and pine forests at Formby beach and take the kids to the local zoo. The town centre itself is extremely stylish and well-heeled, with designer stores, chic boutiques, pavement cafes and the most independent restaurants outside of London. The gastronomic scene here is superb and you'll discover some excellent Indian restaurants in Southport in which you can discover fresh flavours and mouth-watering dishes.