- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
From the establishment
The Bowden Lodge is a family-run guest house and B&B in a quiet central location close to Southport's famous Lord Street. The promenade, central attractions, and the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre are also just a short stroll away from this Southport bed and breakfast. Our accommodation is very favourably priced compared to local prices in the area. We have a Five Star Rating on Trip Adviser, 9.8 rating out of 10 form Hotels Combined, 9.2 out of 10 from Bookings.com and 9.6 out of 10 from Hotels.com. For business or pleasure, Southport is an ideal location, easy access to Liverpool.
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About The area
A metropolitan county on the River Mersey, with Liverpool as its administrative centre, Merseyside incorporates the towns of Bootle, Birkenhead, St Helena, Wallasey, and Southport. In the 19th century, Liverpool was England’s second greatest port, and the area has been affected by urban deprivation and unemployment.
When the port of Chester silted up in medieval times, Liverpool took up the slack. The first dock was built in 1715 and the port came to prominence with the slave trade. Following abolition, the port grew to a seven-mile stretch of docks, busy with cargoes of cotton, tobacco and sugar and the huge wave of emigration from Europe to the New World in the 19th and 20th centuries. In its turn, immigration brought an influx of people to Merseyside to join its expanding population, including many from Ireland fleeing the potato famines. In the second half of the 20th century, accessible air travel brought an end to the era of the ocean-going liners. Meanwhile, trade with Europe was picked up by the southeastern ports. Merseyside’s population dwindled, but it remains one of Britain’s most vibrant and interesting areas.
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