"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

West Kirby Beach

West Kirby’s sandy beach is approximately two kilometres long and faces south west over the Dee estuary. A large stretch of sand is exposed at the bathing water at low tide. There are four small islands close to the beach which can be reached on foot at low tide.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: West Kirby

Local authority: Wirral Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SJ210867

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near West Kirby Beach

  • Hilbre Islands (1m)
  • Thurstaston Nature Reserve (2m)
  • Carr Farm Garden Centre and Craft Centre (2m)
  • Rascalz Soft Play Centre (4m)
  • Barnston Riding Centre (4m)
  • Abakhan Fabrics Mill Shops (5m)
  • Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm (5m)
  • Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (6m)
  • Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (6m)
  • DangerPoint (6m)

Tourist Information

Rhyl
Tourist Information Centre
Rhyl Childrens Village
West Parade
Denbighshire
Wales
LL18 1HZ

Phone 01745 355068
Email rhyl.tic@denbighshire.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 26 September

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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.

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