Boydston beach, also known as Ardrossan beach, is a sandy beach with a view across to Arran. Ardrossan has a harbour, shops and multiple options to eat something.
Find The Nearest Beach Ayrshire
Planning a trip to the Ayrshire coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me. Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby Ayrshire seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
Finding the right beach in Ayrshire is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Ayrshire beach visit should be.
Blackwaterfoot is small village with a harbour overlooking Drumadoon Bay. The beach is a large flat sandy beach and is popular for horse riding.
Prestwick beach is a long sandy beach with views over to Isle of Arran. The beach extends out of Prestwick and is then backed by Prestwick Golf Club, birthplace of Read more [...]
Saltcoats sandy beach is popular along with local walks and cycle-paths. Saltcoats name is derived from the town’s earliest industry when salt was harvested from the sea water. The harbour Read more [...]
Craig Tara beach is a long sandy with rocks and the beach is backed by a holiday park. Car parking.
Pencil beach is a sandy beach named after the monument that commemorates the Battle of Largs 1263. The beach is more popular with sailing and has a club and marina. Read more [...]
Seamill beach a small sandy beach with some rocks backed by a grassy area.
Fairlie beach is on the eastern shore of the Firth of Clyde and looks across to the Isle of Arran and the Cumbraes. The beach here is a mix of Read more [...]
Turnberry beach is a sandy beach which runs north along the coast from the village of Turnberry and alongside Turnberry golf course and hotel to the Turnberry Point lighthouse. To access Read more [...]
Croy beach also known as Maybole shore,is a long sandy beach with plenty of room for everybody. Popular with windsurfers and land yachters. Car parking available by the beach.
Largs beach is a shingle beach backed by grass areas with palm trees. Largs Bay is on the Firth of Clyde in North Ayrshire.
Troon’s North Sands beach is a sandy beach with a large grass area behind. Popular kitesurfing and windsurfing beach along with Troon’s South beach. Facilities include car parking, shops, pub, Read more [...]