Carradale Bay is a approximately 1 mile of white sand set in a southerly facing bay backed by a small fishing village. The beach is one of the best beaches Read more [...]
Planning a trip to the Argyll and Bute coast and looking for the nearest beach? Our beach lists will help you find the closest beaches to your location and then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, water quality and provide general information on the beach and its facilities. When on a beach page use our tools to search the Argyll and Bute seaside towns and surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
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Machrihanish beach is a popular beach with surfers, 3 miles of sand backed by sand dunes located on the Mull of Kintyre. Facilities include parking, toilets, cafe and shops.
Bellochantuy is a small village on the Kintyre peninsula that sits within Bellochantuy bay. The village is at the end of a long stretch of beach that is a gentle Read more [...]
Carskey Bay is a sandy beach with some rocks and backed by sand dunes. No facilities other than a car park.
Claonaig is a small remote beach alongside the Claonaig ferry terminal. Small car park but no other facilities with the closest facilities being in Claonaig itself a few miles inland. Read more [...]
Dunaverty Bay is a crescent sandy beach on the south east coast of the Mull of Kintyre. Car parking, caravan park, toilets and a golf course nearby.
The beach at Saddell Bay is a sandy beach that can only be reached on foot from Saddell Castle and Saddell House. No facilities.
Peninver beach sits by a small village situated on the east coast of Kintyre, to the north of Campbeltown. The sandy beach is located within Ardnacross Bay, with a view Read more [...]
Portkil and Meikleross beaches are remote rock and pebble beaches close together.
Kilchattan Bay beach sits alongside a small village on the southern tip of Bute. The beach is sandy and extends northwards from the village, that comprises of rows of fisherman Read more [...]
Kames Bay beach is a pebble and rocky beach with two piers. Parking on the road.
Helensburgh beach is a mix of sand and shingle on the north side of the Clyd. The beach is popular for kitesurfing and windsurfing with a small area of grass Read more [...]