Southport Rugby Festival
The Southport Rugby Festival takes place during the Mayday Bank Holiday weekend and is now in its 14th year. Our festival is available for boys & girls rugby teams and is played at the private grounds of Southport Rugby Club, which is located six minutes drive from the holiday parks and hotels.
Southport Rugby Club is the 10th oldest rugby club in Great Britain. The rugby club has four full size and ten mini and midi rugby pitches, along with undercover seating for 300 persons. There is a large club-house, food village, beer bar, Champagne & Wine bar marquee and stalls selling sports goods. This is a well established rugby festival with over one hundred teams taking part, which last year included teams from Portugal, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and England. If you choose to stay at Southport Holiday Centre, we can provide a weekend coach service to the grounds.
Southport is a first class upmarket tourist destination with fun filled entertainment to suit everyone. The Seafront incorporates a variety of entertainment facilities including bars, restaurants and hotels, which are situated alongside the award-winning beach. Attractions include entertainment centres, Go-Karts, Botanic Gardens, Splash World, Pleasureland Theme Park and Britain’s second longest pier.
- Accomodation available at Holiday Parks or hotels
- Daily coach service available to Rugby grounds
- Over 100 teams enter each year
- Visit the new Splash World & theme park
- Vikings, Saxons & Normans themed weekend
- Rugby Festival played at Southport Rugby Club
- Champagne tent, wine & beer bars at rugby festival
Transport:We can provide your rugby club members with a weekend pass to include unlimited travel and use of our coach service from Southport Holiday Centre to Southport Rugby Festival Grounds. Cost £3.50 per person.
28th April - 1st May 2017
You have a choice of six hotels and two holiday parks for this years Southport Rugby Festival.
Riverside Holiday Park:
We are pleased offer a Superior Holiday Park with “High Quality” accommodation in the form of Gold and Platinum units. Onsite facilities include an adult only bar, family bar area, children’s lounge and a cafe bar. There is also an indoor pool with sauna, jacuzzi, steam room and children’s play area along with a mini-market where you can purchase groceries. daily newspapers, local produce and souvenirs.
Platinum Holiday Homes:
The Platinum holiday homes provide comfort and luxury staying in high specification accommodation. Prior to your arrival, your beds are made for you. Central heating and double glazing are installed into each holiday home keeping you cosy and warm. Your kitchen is fully equipped with all modern appliances, fridge with freezer compartment, cutlery and crockery along with tea and coffee, which is provided. Your holiday home comes complete with a spacious shower and WC. Gas and electric is included and you have your own private parking space next to your holiday home. To make your stay more comfortable we provide you with bath towels and the added extra of an outdoor seating area so you can enjoy those warm summer evenings. An iron and ironing board is provided and a 32” flat screen television accompanied with a DVD player is to be found in the lounge area.
Gold Holiday Homes:
Gold standard holiday homes also provide very comfortable accommodation with high specification fixtures and furnishings including Central heating, double glazing, Your kitchen is fully equipped with utensils, crockery and cutlery along with a fridge & freezer compartment. There is a spacious bathroom with modern shower and WC. In the lounge area you will find a 32” flat screen TV. Private parking is available next to your accommodation. When your time with us has come to an end your check out time is 10:00 am.
Southport Holiday Centre:
There are three entertainment venues, which include The Fun Factory, Lunars and The Queen Vic, which provide top class acts. The resort has three brand new restaurants, which include Indian, Chinese along with English food. If you are staying on a self-catering basis, there is a fully stocked mini market and an in store bakery. Leisure facilities include a large indoor swimming pool, nightly entertainment, leisure activities, sports pitches, Xbox games room, Go Karts, Fun Bikes, Crazy Golf, Play Parks, Inflatables, Water Wars, Skate Park, Trampolines, Gamezone. Gigantic Bouncy Slides and an Adventure Land, which is directly next to the holiday centre.
Club apartments are located in prime locations and provide the highest standard of accommodation. Four berth apartments have one twin bedroom and a double convertable sofa-bed in the lounge area whilst Six berth apartments have two twin bedrooms plus a double sofa bed in the lounge. All apartments have a fully fitted kitchen, lounge area with dining table, TV and Satellite channels, fully fitted bathroom with bath/shower and free electricity. Brand NEW bed linen is included.
Classic Apartments – Sleeps 4 & 6 Persons –
Four berth Classic apartments have one twin bedroom and a double convertable sofa-bed in the lounge area. Six berth apartments have two twin bedrooms plus a double sofa bed in the lounge. All Classic apartments have a fully fitted kitchen, lounge area with dining table, TV and Satellite channels, fully fitted bathroom with bath/shower. Brand NEW bed linen is supplied.
Popular Apartments- Sleeps 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Persons – Four berth apartments have one twin bedroom and a double convertable sofa-bed in the lounge area with Six berth apartments having two twin bedrooms (one with bunk beds) plus a double sofa bed in the lounge. All apartments have a kitchen with lounge area and dining table & TV. The bathroom has a bath/shower. Brand new bed linen is included.
Half Board: We can provide a daily breakfast and three course evening for just £15 per person per day and would include:-
Choice of fruit juices.
Choice of cereals, yogurts & fruit.
Drinks – Cappuccino, Cafe Late, Coffee, Teas and Hot Chocolate.
Toast with choices of jams.
Plus: Full English cooked breakfast
1st Course: Choice of soup or other.
2nd Course: Choice of four to six main courses
3rd Course: Choice of three to six deserts.
Drinks included: Water, Coke, coffee’s, teas & fruit juices.
£24 million Invested in New Facilities
There have been huge improvements and investments into improving the apartments and leisure activities. Each apartment now has new wood flooring, new dining furniture, new leather sofa beds, new beds & mattresses, new curtains, new kitchen units, cookers and electrical appliances. The Fun Factory, Lunars, Queen Victoria Pub, Restaurant and pool areas have also been upgraded.
Prior to your arrival:
Your apartments will have been cleaned and checked by the Accommodation Manager. Sports Tours has purchased and will supply each apartment with brand new bed linen including new sheets & pillow cases thus making your stay more comfortable.
Hotels: 28th April for 2 or 3 nights
You can choose to stay in hotels, which are located in prime locations in Southport staying in single, twin, double, triple, four and five bedded rooms based on room only, with breakfast or half board. Please call us on 01708 344001 for prices and a factsheet on each hotel mentioned below.
MAYDAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Arrive Friday 28th April – Depart Monday 1st May 2017
Games played: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April
AGE GROUPS: Under 7’s (4 a side) Under 8’s (6 a side) Under 9’s (7 a side), Under 10’s (8 a side) Under 11’s (9 a side) Under 12’s (12 a side), Under 13’s (13 a side),Under 14’s & u15’s (15 a side)
|Riverside Holiday Park||Gold||Platinum|
|8 persons in 8 berth||£95||£105|
|7 persons in 7 berth||£99||£109|
|6 persons in 6 berth||£99||£109|
|5 persons in 5 berth||£109||£119|
|4 persons in 6 berth||£129||£139|
|Southport Holiday Centre||Popular||Classic||Club|
|8 persons in 8 berth||£79||-||-|
|7 persons in 7 berth||£85||-||-|
|6 persons in 6 berth||£89||£95||£115|
|5 persons in 5 berth||£105||£109||£125|
|4 persons in 4 berth||£115||£119||£135|
|3 nights half board supplement £45 per person|
|Hotels - Prices From||2 Nights||3 Nights|
|Ramada Plaza Southport (Room Only)||£129||£159|
|Travelodge Southport (Room Only)||£99||£109|
|The Baytrees Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)||£109||£139|
|The Prince of Wales (Bed & Breakfast)||£115||£155|
|Scarisbrick Hotel (Bed and breakfast)||£115||£155|
|Dukes Foley (Bed and Breakfast)||£115||£165|
PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE NOTE: Prices are per person based on self catering with full occupancy per unit. Call 01708 336991 for 2 or 3 person prices. Full details of our holidays please read pages 8-10, 35 and our booking conditions and information within the 6 page brochure insert. – Full linen provided.