Situated on the shoreline of Marine Lake next to the Pleasureland park, the 35-metre tall wheel offers visitors unparalleled 360-degree long-ranging views from the highest accessible vantage-point in Southport.

Bigwheel Southport Gallery

24 Cars

6 passengers


1 Accessible Car

The 24 cars can sit up to six people each. One of the cars is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Next Open from

11th February for half-term!

Each flight lasts approximately 10 minutes and provides riders with spectacular views across the town of Southport, over towards Liverpool, the Ribble Estuary, the hills of North Wales and the Lake District, Winter Hill and beyond.



Light refreshments are available for you to enjoy while you wait to board your flight in the Alpine Village at the base of the wheel. Or choose to stay a while longer and have a bite to eat after you’ve enjoyed the spectacular views.