Earnse Bay

This open sandy beach is the most popular in the area getting quite busy in the summer. It is a popular spot for both windsurfing and kitesurfing with a kite surf school on the beach. It is also a venue for national kitesurfing championships.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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  • Kite surfing
  • Wind surfing


  • Toilets

Nearest town


OS grid ref.

SD 1692 6972


Car park

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Earnse Bay Reviews

Best surf in the Northwest

Earnse Bay kitesurfing
Oct 06th 2021

Awesome kiteschool built and owned by Chris awesome instructor with many years of experience ♥️????

Not a bad beach. Just the litter problem needs sorting out

Dec 29th 2020

Shane as it ain’t a bad beach. Just all the lazy people who think it’s OK to use the floor as a bin.

What did we get wrong?