Ainsdale Beach Parking
Information about Parking in Ainsdale beach
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Ainsdale beach is a popular sandy beach located near Southport in Merseyside managed by Sefton Coast and Countryside Service. It holds an esteemed title of being the only beach in the whole of the North West to have been presented with the international blue flag (in 2004 and 2006), as well as the Quality Coast Award.
Ainsdale beach is now credited as being one of the leading beaches in the whole of the UK for Extreme Kite activities and even has dedicated zones for landboard, kite buggy and kitesurfing. Permits are necessary before the use of a power kite in specified kite zones.
Just across the way from the beach is the Ainsdale Discovery Centre, which offers information about the local surroundings, has a classroom facility that can be hired out, along with a venue for different events. It even has free cycle hire and is open throughout the whole of the summer months.
The Ainsdale and Birkdale Sandhills Local Nature reserve within the beach is a well-liked and highly popular for educational visits from both colleges and schools and numerous events occur throughout the year. A short walk away from the beach is Ainsdale Village which has a variety of eateries and retailers.
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Parking at Ainsdale beach
Parking is available at Ainsdale beach (PR8 2QB) from 1st April to the 30th September. However, it must be noted that since parking is on the beach itself, you can be affected by weather, the tide or organised events.
There is an all day charge of £8.00, payment is cash only.
For those who visit Ainsdale beach regularly can purchase a season ticket for the summer season for £20.00 provided by the Sefton Council.
Blue badge holders are not required to pay for parking on Ainsdale beach, though be aware the sand may be awkward or difficult to navigate for some blue badge holders e.g. wheelchairs.
The Sefton Council page will provide any further information required about parking on Ainsdale beach.
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Ainsdale train station which is located on Mersey Rails Northern Line service. It serves the village of Ainsdale.
It has trains which run to Southport and Hunts Cross and a direct train into Liverpool Central.
It is a four minute drive, a 15 minute bus or an 18 minute walk from Ainsdale beach.
Click here to take you to the trainline page, which can help you plan your journey to and from Ainsdale.
There are multiple transport links across all of Merseyside and the North West of England.
The 760 bus stops at Chatsworth Road and is a 13 minute walk from Ainsdale beach and the number 49 bus stops a 20 minute walk away on Sevenoaks Avenue.
For further details on journey planning, timetable and prices. See the below link for the Mersey Travel:
Ainsdale beach lies off of Shore Road on the North West coast of England. The A565 is the nearest major A road which runs all the way into the heart of Liverpool. Liverpool is served by countless A Roads and Motorways. The M62 runs out of the city and joins to the M6, spanning to the Midlands and then branches off allowing travel to the South West, West and South and then London and the East.
For up to date and detailed directions use either Google Maps or the AA route planner.
Sat Nav postcode for the beach is: PR8 2QA
Ainsdale Beach is a:
13 or 20 minute depending on which bus stop you disembark at.
18 minute walk from Ainsdale train station.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is a 40 minute drive or a one hour and 30 minute bus and train journey away from Ainsdale.
The international airport provides domestic flights across the whole of the UK and international arrivals and departures throughout most of Europe.
Disabled Parking at Ainsdale beach
Parking at Ainsdale beach is free of charge for blue badge holders, without any time constraint. Blue badges still need to be shown in vehicles at all times.
Take note that parking isn’t always available depending on high tide. The uneven sand surface may also be unsuitable for wheelchairs.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to Ainsdale beach, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in Southport. The closest ones to Ainsdale beach are:
- Birkdale Primary School
- Tesco Extra Southport
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Ainsdale beach is open daily from 1st April to 30th September, this includes weekends and any bank holidays that fall between this time. There is a standard all day parking fee of £8.00.
You cannot park overnight on Ainsdale beach.
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Where is Ainsdale Beach?
Ainsdale beach lies on the North West Coast of England, located between the towns of Southport and Formby in the metropolitan county of Merseyside.
Is there free parking at Ainsdale beach?
Parking for the day at Ainsdale beach is a flat rate of £8.00 per vehicle. Blue badge holders can park for free.
What is there to do at Ainsdale beach?
Swim when the weather is hot, or wear a wetsuit if not. Take a picnic and sunbath. Or maybe try kitesurfing or landboard in the designated zones.
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