Ainsdale Beach

Visit Ainsdale Beach

Ainsdale Beach in Southport is a spacious beach ideal for a long walk along the golden sands and through the vast dune system.

There are lifeguards on duty between Easter and September and designated areas for sports including kite flying and kitesurfing.

Dog Friendly all year round, however there is a dog free area 200m either side of the main beach entrance and to the tide line.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Great for Nature Lovers
  • Dog Friendly All Year Round

What to see and do

  • Fly Your Kite

Discover more in the area

What's on events banner

Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Vicky Hincks on Unsplash

Getting To Ainsdale Beach

Beach Location

Shore Rd, Southport PR8 2QA


Parking is £10 per day for cars at Ainsdale beach. £16 per day for horseboxes or minibuses. 50% off the above rates after 4pm subject to car parking management arrangements.

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Ainsdale Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Overlooking the coast UK

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

Read more from the blog here