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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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The results are in for the 2015 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, and once again Scotland has graced the winners’ lists!

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. Golspie Beach

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    Golspie

    Golspie beach is a long sandy beach with a mixture of sand and shingle.

  2. Mill Bay

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    Stronsay

    Mill Bay is found on the east coast of Stronsay, Orkney.

  3. Rackwick Bay

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    Hoy

    Rackwick Bay is located on Hoy, Orkney.

  4. Inverboyndie Beach

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    Banff

    This charming blue flag beach is located to the west of Banff in Aberdeen City and Shire.

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    Bernera

    Bosta Beach is located in the north of Great Bernera, an island connected to the Isle of Lewis by a bridge in the Outer Hebrides.

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    Durness

    Balnakeil Beach is a wide, white beach with large dunes, situated near Cape Wrath in the very north of Scotland.

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    Deerness

    Dingieshowe beach is located in Orkney.

  8. Troon Beach

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    Troon

    Curved into a bay, Troon Beach is a long sweeping stretch of sand with a popular esplanade.

  9. Scourie Beach

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    Scourie

    The peaceful, sheltered beach at Scourie is the perfect place to spot many seabirds.

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    South Uist

    Frobost and Askernish beaches are located on the Isle of Uist in the Outer Hebrides.

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