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A cyclist stops to look out over Lamlash Bay and the village of Lamlash with Goatfell behind, Isle of Arran
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By the sea
By the sea ››

What can you see by the sea? Take a trip down to the beach this summer in Scotland.

  • Looking along the promenade of the beach at Aberdeen Codona's Fairground and the Grampian Big Wheel visible in the background
    The promenade of the beach at Aberdeen
  • Looking across the beach of Sandyhills Bay, near Colvend
    Sandyhills Bay, near Colvend
  • Warebeth beach looking toward the Isle of Hoy
    Warebeth beach looking toward the Isle of Hoy
  • Looking across the beach of West Sands to St Andrews, Fife
    West Sands beach, St Andrews, Fife
  • Children running down sand dunes on Yellowcraigs beach
    Yellowcraigs Beach

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.

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  1. Arbroath Beach

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    Arbroath

    Arbroath is probably most famous for its smoked haddock (Arbroath Smokies) but its picturesque beach and magnificent Abbey are well worth a visit.

  2. Aikerness Bay

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    Evie

    Aikerness Bay is located in Evie, Orkney.

  3. Ayr Beach

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    Ayr

    Ayr Beach is located on the western coastline of Ayrshire in the south west of Scotland.

  4. Prestwick Beach

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    Prestwick

    Prestwick beach is located near Glasgow Prestwick International Airport in Ayrshire.

  5. Largs Beach

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    Largs

    Largs beach faces the Firth of Clyde in North Ayrshire.

  6. Sandgreen

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    Gatehouse-of-Fleet

    Situated on the coast next to Gatehouse of Fleet, the Sandgreen beach provides the perfect stunning setting for all sorts of activities.

  7. Bay of Sandgarth

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    Shapinsay

    The Bay of Sandgarth is found on Shipinsay, Orkney

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    St Andrews

    This beach is located on the south side of the old harbour close to the East Sands Leisure Centre.

  9. Kames Bay

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    Cumbrae

    Kames Bay is located on the southern coast of the Isle of Cumbrae.

  10. Seamill Beach

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    Seamill

    Seamill beach is located on the Ayrshire coast near the towns of Seamill and West Kilbride.

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