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 [...]
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Ross Bay has a selection of beaches with sand, shingle and rocks.
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.
Brighouse Bay is a flat small sandy beach located on a quiet peninsula near Kirkcudbright. The bay has car parking and toilets along with a nearby holiday park.
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 [...]
Monreith beach, long sandy beach with a backdrop of pebbles.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Stranraer Marine Lake beach is a sandy beach to the side of the port.
Stranraer Sands is a long beach that stretches away from Stranraer harbour.At high tide the sand disappears.
At Southerness you have a few choices. The main stretch of sand is in front of the holiday village but it is well worth exploring Southerness Point as you have Read more [...]