Rohan Southport Outdoor and Travel Clothing

Rohan Southport

Welcome to Rohan Southport from Lisa and Jennifer Whittaker.

Shop Address: 29/31 Wayfarers Arcade, Lord Street, Southport. PR8 1NT

Shop  telephone number: 01704 510770

Shop Opening Times:

Monday 11:00-16:00
Tuesday 09:30-17;00
Wednesday 09:30-17:00
Thursday 09:30-17:00
Friday 09:30-17:00
Saturday 09:30-17:00
Sunday 11:00-16:00

Directions to our shop: The main road into Southport is the A565 and is easily accessed from the M6 & M58. Lord Street is well sign posted and ample parking is available in the town centre along with an excellent Park and Ride system which again is well sign posted.

Phil & Jennifer Whittaker opened the Southport store in 2003. Daughter Lisa now manages the store and is aided and abetted by mum, Jennifer.

The Rohan shop is located in what can only be described as one of the finest examples of a Victorian Arcade in the UK. To step into the Wayfarers Arcade is to discover a unique experience that sets it apart from so many precincts and shopping centres. The impressive features provide a charming environment in which customers can explore the intriguing collection of specialist shops.

The Grade II Listed Arcade still maintains its position at the heart of Southport as an integral part of the town’s Victorian heritage. The Wayfarers Arcade is situated off Lord Street, the famous tree lined boulevard which is Southport’s unique retail centre and one of the many attractions for visitors.

Southport attracts over five million visitors per annum. This is partly due to traditional annual events, most notably the Flower Show which has a national profile. Southport regularly plays host to the Open Golf Championship at it’s Royal Birkdale Golf Club. In an area rich in golf courses, many of which have championship status, the sport is taken very seriously. Southport also has an RSPB site that attracts birds to the wetlands and is approximately 2 miles from the town centre. Martin Mere Nature Reserve is located within 10 miles of the town and besides attracting many migratory birds also have Otters and Beavers. Southport visitor information and  special events.

Southport Snippets

Churchtown on the edge of Southport was mentioned in the Domesday Book.

Red Rum, the only triple winner of the Grand National, was trained on Southport beach. A bronze statue of the horse stands in the Wayfarers arcade.

Southport has the world’s only lawnmower museum, and has more than 300 exhibits.

Frank Hampson, creator and artist of Dan Dare of the Eagle comic, lived in Southport.

Britain’s last official Chief Hangman, Albert Pierpont, was a resident of Southport.

Please come and see us, you will be made very welcome.


12 Comments

  1. Rohan Southport Team says:

    Southport Flower Show

    Southport Flower Show is the largest independent flower showin the UK. Founded in 1924, it is also the UK’s longest- running flower show.

    Each year, Britains proffesional and amateur horticulturists, gardeners and landscaperscome to Southport to showcase their best works, and compete for big awards.

    The show opens today (Thursday 14 August), and runs all weekend, closing on Sunday (17 August).. The venue for the show, as it has been for the past 90 years, is Victoria Park, which is just a short walk from Southport town centre.

    Strictly Come Dancing star Anton du Beke will open the show on Thursday. There will also be guest appearances from actress Lisa Riley, Granadas Paul Crone and Professor David Bellamy, amongst others.

    This years event will help to raise funds for Claire House children’s hospice.

  2. Rohan Southport team says:

    Dear Customers

    Due to the Orange Day Parade taking place in Southport on Saturday 12th July the store will close at 4.00pm

    We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. We will be open Sunday 13th July 11.00am-4.00pm

    Many Thanks for your understanding.

    Rohan Southport

  3. Rohan Southport says:

    Today sees the start of the Women’s Ricoh British open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale.it is its sixth appearance at Birkdale with players and spectators travelling from all over the world.. The course was also chosen last week to host the 2017 Men’s Open Championship.
    uk favourites Catriona Matthew, Charley Hull and Laura Davies will be at Birkdale as well as the newly crowned US open champion Michelle Wie

  4. Rohan Southport says:

    Our super summer sale has started today with some great bargains to be had with upto 40%off. Some great wardrobe essential to be had. sale end 3/8/2014.

  5. Rohan Southport says:

    The North West is preparing for a full-on summer of golf with the men’s and women’s British Open taking place in the region.

    The Ricoh Women’s British Open will be fought out on the historic links of Royal Birkdale near Southport, from Thursday until Sunday, July 10-13.

    This the 39th women’s championship takes place in the week proceeding the men’s Open Championship, marking the start of a fortnights feast of golf.

  6. Rohan Southport says:

    The Wayfarers Arcade will be hosting an exclusive evening with the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and musician, composer and actor John A Sampson.

    The event will take place on Tuesday 24th June 2014. Doors open 7.00pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets are available in the Arcade.

  7. Rohan Southport says:

    The fantastic Woodvale Rally will take place on the 21st & 22nd June 2014. The event will be held on Southport’s beautiful Victoria Park. The WoodvaleTransport Festival will feature all the usual favourites including Classic Cars, Car Clubs, Military vehicles, Motor Cycles, Model Railways, Boats, Aircraft etc.

  8. Rohan Southport team says:

    We are open Bank Holiday Monday 1100 -1600

  9. Rohan Southport says:

    Our Mid season sale is now on! Many lines with over 30% off, pop into Southport and bag yourself a great product at a fantastic price! today!
    Sale ends Monday 5th May.

  10. Rohan Southport Team says:

    Join Us for the ultimate Grand Prix Experiance on Saturday 19th April from 10.30am until 5pm.

    You can test your driving skillsfor FREE by taking to the driving seat of a grand prix simulator when it parks up within the arcade. Race arouind the famous Silverstone Circuit and take away a free photo keyringof your time with a full sized Formula 1 replica car! A great sounenir!

  11. Join us for the ultimate Grand Prix Experience on Saturday 19th April from 10.30am until 5pm.

    You can test your driving skills for FREE by taking to the driving seat of a grand prix simulator when it parks up within the arcade. Race around the famous Silverstone Circuit and take away a free photo keyring of your time with a full sized Formula 1 replica car! a great souvenir!

  12. Out with the old in with the new We have 15% OFF any full price Rohan item when you bring in any unwanted outdoor clothing item. It doesn’t have to be Rohan. Gift Your Gear will run until the end of March 2014. Our Spring Summer range is now in store there are some great colours and styles.

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