A small and picturesque village in England’s north, Ainsdale has plenty to offer retirees. The village centre contains a wide selection of shops and eateries with numerous attractions found at Ainsdale Beach, located close by.
Here you’ll find the area’s famous sand dunes – part of the Sefton Coast and the result of sand from the beach blown inland and trapped by marram grass and other specialist coastal plants.
Ainsdale Sand Dunes are one of the most important wildlife sites in England, so it’s the perfect choice for nature lovers looking to discover beautiful landscapes in their retirement.
For those interested in learning more, the Ainsdale Discovery Centre is the place to go and offers plenty of coordinated activities for children, as well as offering a wealth of events and attractions suitable for adults who want to get involved.
Ainsdale train station offers great services to local areas and is found on the Northern Line of the Merseyrail Network which puts it between Southport and Liverpool. Trains run every 15 minutes with connections available from early morning until late evening.
Local bus services also connect the area with Arriva operating numerous services within Ainsdale. These include connections between Crossens and Formby (44/44A), Banks and Liverpool (47), Southport and Liverpool (48/48A) and between Crossens and Woodvale (49/49A).