Pencil Beach

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. Good launching facilities.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 26 beaches in Ayrshire, or check our list of Ayrshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Pencil Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Pencil Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 9.6 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Sep 21fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 22cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Sep 23clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Sep 24partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (S)
Monday, Sep 25partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Sep 26rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (SW)

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

Pencil Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Pencil Beach is at MILLPORT 5.67 km (3.52 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Pencil Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 20 Sep
   High Tide at 02:44 (Height 3.28m)
   Low Tide at 08:17 (Height 0.58m)
   High Tide at 15:13 (Height 3.09m)
   Low Tide at 20:46 (Height 0.70m)
Thu 21 Sep
   High Tide at 03:22 (Height 3.21m)
   Low Tide at 08:58 (Height 0.71m)
   High Tide at 15:51 (Height 3.04m)
   Low Tide at 21:32 (Height 0.82m)
Fri 22 Sep
   High Tide at 04:04 (Height 3.11m)
   Low Tide at 09:46 (Height 0.91m)
   High Tide at 16:35 (Height 2.96m)
   Low Tide at 22:29 (Height 0.98m)
Sat 23 Sep
   High Tide at 04:52 (Height 2.97m)
   Low Tide at 10:48 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 17:25 (Height 2.88m)
   Low Tide at 23:45 (Height 1.10m)
Sun 24 Sep
   High Tide at 05:51 (Height 2.83m)
   Low Tide at 12:16 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 18:34 (Height 2.82m)
Mon 25 Sep
   Low Tide at 01:21 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 07:26 (Height 2.73m)
   Low Tide at 13:54 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 20:27 (Height 2.88m)
Tue 26 Sep
   Low Tide at 02:37 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 09:25 (Height 2.85m)
   Low Tide at 15:01 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 21:48 (Height 3.11m)

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