"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Meols Beach

Meols beach at Dove Point is an undulating sandy beach with sand banks visible from the shore at high tide. The beach overlooks Liverpool Bay and the Mersey estuary. A coastal road and promenade sits behind the beach and extends southwest from the bathing water.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Hoylake

Local authority: Wirral Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SJ230905


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Meols Beach

  • Carr Farm Garden Centre and Craft Centre (1m)
  • Hilbre Islands (3m)
  • Thurstaston Nature Reserve (3m)
  • Rascalz Soft Play Centre (4m)
  • Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm (4m)
  • Barnston Riding Centre (5m)
  • Bubbles World of Play (5m)
  • Historic Warships at Birkenhead (5m)
  • Big Apple Bowl and Laser Quest (5m)
  • Laser Quest Wallasey (5m)

Tourist Information

Liverpool (John Lennon Airport)
Tourist Information Centre
Arrivals Hall, South Terminal, Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Speke Hall Road
L24 1YD

Phone 0151 233 2008
Email 08place@liverpool.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 83%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 79%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 72%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 59%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 56%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 56%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:27 BST
(03:27 GMT)
High Tide
10:07 BST
(09:07 GMT)
Low Tide
16:55 BST
(15:55 GMT)
High Tide
22:32 BST
(21:32 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A small strip of shingle in front of and a vast expanse of sand exposed at low tide.

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