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Best beaches in Merseyside

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Merseyside as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Merseyside is Blundellsands. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Merseyside just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Blundellsands Beach

    Blundellsands Beach

    This wide open expanse of beach is located just north of Crosby, one of Mersyside's most affluent areas. Blundellsands beach is backed partly by a promenade and then dunes to the north.

    What Blundellsands is probably best known for though…

  • 2. Moreton Beach

    Moreton Beach

    A vast expanse of sand, fully exposed at low tide.

  • 3. New Brighton (Wallasey) Beach

    New Brighton (Wallasey) Beach

    The Beach is a 3/4 mile length of flat sand with undisturbed views across Liverpool Bay. It borders the North Wirral Coastal Park - a 4 mile stretch of coast with sand dunes and nature reserves. The Beach is a popular attraction for families during…

  • 4. West Kirby Beach

    West Kirby Beach

    The sandy beach has excellent views across the mouth of the Dee Estuary to Wales, and also to the Hilbre Islands. At one end is Red Rocks, an area of sand dunes noted for the Natterjack Toad. The Hilbre Islands can be reached on foot from the beach.

  • 5. Ainsdale Beach

    Ainsdale Beach

    Located between Southport and Formby, Ainsdale beach forms a part of this long wide sandy stretch. Generally regarded as the best beach in the area Ainsdale is the only beach in the North West of England to have ever been awarded a Blue Flag. These…

  • 6. Hall Road West (Crosby) Beach

    Hall Road West (Crosby) Beach

    Long open sandy beach. The picture shows a cast iron life size sculpture of an man standing on a beach - part of an art installation by Angel of the North artist. Antony Gormley. consisting of 100 life size figures spread along 3 km of Crosby beach.

  • 7. Formby Beach

    Formby Beach

    Formby beach is a spacious stretch of beach backed by extensive sand dunes giving it a much more rural feel than its neighbours. Beyond the dunes are sweeping coastal pinewoods which are home to the red squirrels. Considering its position between…

  • 8. Mariners Road. Crosby Beach

    Mariners Road. Crosby Beach

    Long open sandy beach. The picture shows a cast iron life size sculpture of an man standing on a beach - part of an art installation by Angel of the North artist. Antony Gormley, consisting of 100 life size figures spread along 3 km of Crosby beach.

  • 9. Hightown Beach

    Hightown Beach

    A mainly sandy beach backed by dunes and the small town of Hightown.