Carrick Bay beach is a sandy remote unspoilt beach. You have no facilities but can find the odd roadside parking space behind this remote beach.
Find The Nearest Beach Dumfries and Galloway
Planning a trip to the Dumfries and Galloway 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.
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Finding the right beach in Dumfries and Galloway 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 Dumfries and Galloway beach visit should be.
Dhoon is a sandy beach approx. 350m long within Kirkcudbright Bay, and also known as Dun Mill Bay. The beach slopes gently into the water making it a great swimming Read more [...]
Powfoot does not really have sand and is a combination of salt marsh and mud. Care should be taken when walking out a low tide. There is a small strip Read more [...]
Annan beach is a shingle beach and an important wildlife area. Shops and cafes in Annan, limited parking.
Knock Bay and Killantringan Bay contain a rural continuous sandy beach which extends to over 1km. You also some small patches of sandy beach to the north of Knock Bay. Read more [...]
Ross Bay has a selection of beaches with sand, shingle and rocks.
Sandhead beach is a sandy beach 1 mile in length alongside the small village of Sandhead. As the tide goes out the beach can extend to nearer 3 miles. Good Read more [...]
Port Logan Bay has a sandy beach in a sheltered cove next to the small village of Port Logan. The old harbour shelter for small boats to be launched from Read more [...]
Ardwell Bay beach is a sheltered and sandy cove popular with families and has interesting rock pools to provide a good distraction for youngsters. Also popular sea fishing location with Read more [...]
Drummore beach is a sandy beach to the north of the village and tidal harbour of Drummore, Scotland’s most southerly village. The beach just about disappears at high tide. Facilities Read more [...]
Mossyard beach is a small sandy beach with rocks and is situated on the north side of the mouth of Fleet Bay. Right next door you have another small sandy Read more [...]
Stranraer Sands is a long beach that stretches away from Stranraer harbour.At high tide the sand disappears.