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by sandysmith

The traditional Merry go Round Rides are not often seen these days but Southport still retains this quaint seaside tradition with this carousel at the top end of Southport's pier - just wish I was small enough to ride one still :-S The "Golden Gallopers" as it is known was built in the early 1900's and was purchased by Silcock's in 1989. It took 3 years to restore to working order and has 3 crockrels and 33 horses, all named after members of the Silccock family or their friends.

If can be booked for private parties and even weddings!

Directions: top of pier

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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