What can you see by the sea? Take a trip down to the beach this summer in Scotland.
The promenade of the beach at Aberdeen
Sandyhills Bay, near Colvend
Warebeth beach looking toward the Isle of Hoy
West Sands beach, St Andrews, Fife
Explore the beaches in Scotland on a quiet walk along sandy shores, past rugged moors and by clear blue waters.
As part of an island, Scotland is surrounded by plenty of beautiful beaches, many of which have won awards from Keep Scotland Beautiful and the world organisation, Blue Flag. Beaches in Scotland are a great place to go for a quiet walk, to play with the children or to take part in watersports activities. Whatever you choose to do on the sands of Scotland, keep your eyes peeled for marine life in the waters and seabirds flying overhead.
Check out the information listings and plan a trip to beaches in Scotland today.
Camusdarach Beach is an arc of white, glistening sand and clear water just south of the estuary of River Morar, thought to be the shortest river in Britain - the River Scavaig on the Isle of Skye is another contender.