- ABOUT THE SPOT
Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Ainsdale Beach, Liverpool, North West England United Kingdom
Ainsdale Beach is situated between Liverpool and Southport and is one of the most popular destinations for kite activities in the UK. It should also be noted that, Ainsdale is the only beach in the North West that has ever been awarded a Blue Flag.
There are designated launch areas for kite surfing, kite buggy and landboard. Keep in mind that, a permit is required before you use the kite zone. The beach is suitable for both the novice and advanced kiter. If you don’t have previous experience or you wish to improve your skills, then you should visit the kite-surfing school, that is located in the area.
The periods that offer great conditions for kitesurfing are during spring and autumn months. Furthermore, the spot accommodates mainly westerly winds and it provides medium waves that work from 1 m/3.28 ft to 2.5 m/8.2 ft. Kiters can try freestyle, bump and freeride. Last but not least, the location caters good facilities, including toilets and parking. Note: be careful of strong currents.