Find Nearest See & Do in Edinburgh

Heading to Edinburgh and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Edinburgh coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.

When on an information page you can also use our tools to search for nearby Edinburgh seaside towns,  and the surrounding coast for the best beaches and places to stay and eat.

Finding the best things to see and do on a Edinburgh  day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Edinburgh activity could be.

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Find Edinburgh Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the Edinburgh coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This Edinburgh list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh dog friendly beach list currently has 2 Edinburgh beaches listed where dogs are allowed with no beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Edinburgh dog friendly beaches Edinburgh Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 2 Edinburgh beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Silverknowes Beach, Edinburgh City
  2. Cramond Beach, Edinburgh City

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

Edinburgh beaches with dog restrictions Edinburgh Beaches that have dog restrictions

We have no Edinburgh beaches recorded that allow dogs but with some restrictions.

Edinburgh Beaches that do not allow dogs Edinburgh Beaches that do not allow dogs

We have no Edinburgh beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

Edinburgh Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 1 Edinburgh beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Portobello Beach, Edinburgh City

  2. If a Edinburgh beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

    Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.