For every sunny week and weekend, we are providing a guide to the best coasts and beaches within driving distance of Manchester. With weather forecast department predicting temperatures to strike an above-average, you’re lucky to be off, head towards the beaches with our guide to the best family oriented beaches within a couple of hour drive from Manchester.
We have picked a bunch of family-oriented beaches, some with stone and some sandy and rock features. Make sure you hit individual beaches when the beaches are kept by lifeguards on the day you plan visit.
Do check the beach certified EDBW (Euro designated bathing water) to ensure the bathing suitability of the beaches.
Morecambe is the typical English coastal town with a long sandy beach and recently remodeled promenade.
This beach also caters water sports like windsurfing and you can visit the RNLI boathouse. It caters a lot of cafes and restaurants for visitors looking for a spot to eat.
It also has Happy Mount Park, providing an indoor and outdoor play space, ornamental gardens and also a habitat trail.
This beach is finds its place in the fishing port town which serves ferries to Larne.
It won a seaside award in 2013.
Cockle pickers also gather here. Pets are not allowed during the summer season (June – August), but they are fine at other times of year.
Heysham Half Moon Bay
A little bit further afield but worth the drive, Heysham beach is a one amazing beach which is enjoyed by those in the know, although rocky it is full of character and has extensive sands in low tide.
Stunning scenes across Liverpool Bay turn this sandy beach appealing and the North Wirral Coastal Park – all four miles of it – stretches along the coast having sand dunes and a nature reserve. It’s a very family friendly beach.
It’s one of those sandy beaches, which are amazing for kite flying and beach games.
It guarantees beautiful views, especially on sunny days with the Dee Estuary and Wales both within your vision. It’s a part of the MCS ‘Adopt a Beach’ scheme as well.
Suggested by Ste Latimer, this beach is a ‘hidden gem – with stunning views and tourist friendly facilities. It’s even close from West Kirby.
It was suggested by Nicholas Lawley. This beach is nice and flat with sand dunes, with easy access. It even has on-site toilets as well.
Manchester holds a great attraction for every beach lover, and it’s not hard to guess why. And for your need of companionship while visiting these locations, there is Manchester Escort Service as well. Even a beautiful companion… to talk and share … and to roam around places with … too is on the card with Manchester Escort Service. For a companion who could make your visit to Manchester memorable, ShushEscorts which is an escort service of Manchester can be contacted anytime. So come to Manchester this summer and enjoy its lavish diversity for coasts.