The Best Beaches In Bolton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Beaches In Bolton

We've rounded up the best beaches in Bolton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 13 Bolton beaches to pick from.

Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the beaches we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Lytham St Annes Beach and pier

    Lytham St Annes Beach

    Lytham St Annes


    This rural Lancashire coastal gem is home to the beautiful Lytham St Anne’s Beach. A sandy beach that’s home to donkey rides, a Victorian pier and ch...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 24.7 miles from Bolton
  2. Sunset at Ainsdale Beach

    Ainsdale Beach



    Boasting the oldest iron built pier in Britain, the sandy, dune backed beach of Ainsdale is considered the main bathing beach of Southport. Land base...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 26 miles from Bolton
  3. Iron figure at Crosby Beach

    Crosby Beach



    Go to a different kind of beach this time! Enjoy sandy shores and thought-provoking art at the same time at Crosby Beach. This wide beach surrounded...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 26.2 miles from Bolton
  4. Red squirrel at Formby Nature Reserve

    Formby Nature Reserve


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    Head on outdoors with the whole family and visit Formby Beach and Nature Reserve. With towering sand dunes and peaceful pinewoods lining the way, thi...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 26.9 miles from Bolton
  5. View of Formby Beach

    Formby Beach



    Escape the boring everyday with an action-packed day of exploring at Formby Beach near Liverpool! This spacious beach has a rather rural feel. It's s...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 27.4 miles from Bolton
  6. Lighthouse at New Brighton Beach

    New Brighton Beach

    New Brighton


    Sometimes you just can’t beat a trip to the seaside. It’s time to grab the sunscreen, sunglasses and swimming gear and get splashing at New Brighton...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 27.7 miles from Bolton
  7. Wallasey Beach

    Wallasey Beach



    Wallasey Beach comes ‘recommended’ by the Marine Conservation Society, so you know it’s going to be good! On the Eastern end of the North Wirral Coas...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 28.3 miles from Bolton
  8. Lighthouse at Moreton Beach

    Moreton Beach



    Love building towers in the sand with your tiny princes and princess? Put your sunscreen armour on and head out for a day at Moreton Beach near Walla...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 30.3 miles from Bolton
  9. Pier at Blackpool Beach

    Blackpool Beach



    Like your days out busy and lively? If there is one place where you need to go with the kids this summer, it's at the famous Blackpool Beach! This is...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 30.5 miles from Bolton
  10. Boat left standing at Meols Beach in Wirral

    Meols Beach



    Enjoy the feeling of total relaxation, as you lie on the warm sand and watch your little explorers play in the water at Meols Beach near Wirral. This...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 32 miles from Bolton
  11. West Kirby Beach

    West Kirby Beach



    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 34.5 miles from Bolton
  12. Lighthouse at Talacre Beach

    Talacre Beach



    We all love catching a bit of sun by the sea when the weather is nice. Looking for the right location? You can't go wrong with a classic! So, gather...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 39.7 miles from Bolton
  13. Lake at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld in Pontefract

    Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld


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    There’s something cathartic about being close to water and wildlife and at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld you get both! With not one lake, but tw...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 44.2 miles from Bolton

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