Guided Tours

Guided Tours of the King’s Gardens are an excellent way to learn more about the history of the gardens, design and horticulture. Tours include information on Southport heritage and Friends of King’s Gardens role in the preservation and reuse of the King’s Gardens as a public park. Tours last approximately 45 minutes to an hour and are wheelchair accessible.

All tours begin at the Arts and Crafts Shelter and must be booked in advance.

To book your tour please complete the form and e-mail to  You will be sent confirmation of your tour.

If you are unable to download the form you may email the group for a form to be sent to you or alternatively telephone 07486125409.

Tours are free, but a proposed donation of £3pp which goes to the Friends of King’s Gardens charity (of which all money raised is put back into the gardens for community purpose.)

History Trail

There are some interesting interpretation panels positioned around the gardens, the history trail shows you where they are.


Begin the King’s Gardens Audio Tour here!


Using a smartphone or tablet, download an application called ‘QR Code Reader,’ and scan the symbol below.