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West Kirby Beach

West Kirby Beach


This busy little beach is only 300 metres long but it lies between a
kilometre of sand dunes and a further 2 kilometres of vast sand flats
exposed at low water towards Hoylake and the popular marine lake
which is one of the best facilities of its kind in the north west and
recently opened after refurbishment.

Easy flat access straight from the pavement onto the beach is
important for some visitors and ice cream and coffee shops as well as
toilet facilities are only a few metres away from the main entrance at
the end of Dee Lane. Lifeguards in their distinctive red and yellow
uniforms patrol the beach and the tide line as far out as the Hilbre
Island Local Nature Reserve located a kilometre off shore and
accessible on foot at low water. (It is essential to check the tide times
and recommended safe crossing route before walking across to the

Watersports are popular here but windsurfers and kite surfers are
asked not to come within 100 metres of the tide line to allow bathers
to safely enjoy the clean waters.

There is free parking along the nearby promenade along the length of
the marine lake and a pay and display car park closer to the beach at
Dee Lane. West Kirby has a number of bars, cafes, sandwich shops
and a large supermarket.

Please note: West Kirby Beach is within the West Kirby ‘No Alcohol
Zone’ and alcohol taken onto the beach will be confiscated by the

Contact Details

South Parade
West Kirby
CH48 0QG

Tel: 0151 648 4371

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