Carnoustie Beach (aka Barry Sands)

Carnoustie beach has a large expanse of sand backed by the world-famous Carnoustie Links Golf Course.

Alongside the beach you have a park with a children’s play area, paddling pool, crazy golf, outdoor tennis court and wheeled sports facility.

The beach is accessed by steps and ramps and you have toilets along with car parking at the Leisure Centre and along Links Parade.

The beach is sometimes known as Barry Sands after Barry Burn that enters the sea at the beach.

Carnoustie Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Carnoustie Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches at Carnoustie, 10 beaches in Angus, or check our list of Angus Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (S)
Friday, Dec 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Dec 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (SE)
Sunday, Dec 04rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.1℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (E)
Monday, Dec 05rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.3℃ to 2.7℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Dec 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (N)

Carnoustie weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Carnoustie Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Carnoustie Beach is at River Tay Bar 5.79 km (3.60 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 01 Jan
   Low Tide at 09:47 (Height 0.00m)
Thu 01 Dec
   Low Tide at 11:47 (Height m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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