British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Meols Beach

Hoylake, Wirral

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

Beach Type



Local shops and cafes
Public toilets


Horse riding and sand buggying are very popular on the wide open spaces provided by the receding tides
Sand buggies will be in particular numbers at certain times of the year
Depending on the tides

Water Quality





No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

BIRKENHEAD TIC Tourist Information Centre Woodside Ferry Terminal Tel: +44 (0) 151 647 6780


Nearest town: Hoylake
County: Wirral
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4063, -3.15841
Postcode: CH47 6AW
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Wirral at Explore Britain.


Off the A553 to Hoylake.

Public Transport

Served by local buses.

Nearest Railway Stations

Meols (Less than a mile away)
Manor Road (About a mile and a half away)
Hoylake (About a mile and a half away)
Moreton (Merseyside) (Approx. 2 miles away)
Leasowe (Approx. 2 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is available close to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Station Approach, Meols (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Meols Station, Meols (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Market Street, Hoylake (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Charles Road, Hoylake (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
North Wirral Coastal Park Leasowe, Moreton (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Hoylake Station, Hoylake (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Carr Lane, Hoylake (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Moreton Station, Moreton (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Holt Avenue, Moreton (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Pasture Road, Moreton (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Hoylake