Beaches in Ayrshire & Arran

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  • Children building a sandcastle on the beach at Croy Shore, Culzean Bay
    Culzean Bay
  • Drumnadoon Bay, Blackwaterfoot, Arran
    Drumnadoon Bay, Blackwaterfoot, Arran
  • The esplanade at Largs, North Ayrshire
    The esplanade at Largs, North Ayrshire
  • People enjoy the sunshine at Millport beach
    Millport beach
  • Cyclists at sunset on the esplanade by south beach, Troon
    Cyclists at south beach, Troon

With 80 miles of unspoilt coastline, the beaches in Ayrshire & Arran are some of the finest anywhere in Scotland. Perfect for a gentle stroll or starting point for an eclectic mix of superb watersports, the beaches of this region will not disappoint.

Explore the coastline and you'll find some of the finest long stretches of sandy beaches anywhere in Scotland.

There are plenty to choose from along the Ayrshire coast such as Troon and Lendalfoot as well as several excellent beaches on Arran and the beautiful Newton Beach on the Isle of Cumbrae. Sitting at just 4 miles long and 2 miles wide, the unspoilt coastline of Cumbrae is a popular destination for watersports enthusiasts, cyclists, walkers and nature lovers.