Rockcliffe Beach



Rockcliffe beach is a small sandy beach with rocks set within the small village of Rockcliffe near Dalbeattie.

The beach all but disappears at high tide but as the tide goes out you have large areas of sand and rocks to explore.

Opposite the beach you have the nature reserve on Rough Island. The island can be reached by a tidal causeway but be aware of the tides. As it is a nature reserve you are not allowed access in May and June to protect the breeding birds.


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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Dalbeattie, 19 beaches in Dumfries and Galloway, or check our list of Dumfries and Galloway Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality

No water quality measurement available for Rockcliffe Beach.


Rockcliffe Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NNW)
Sunday, May 29
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, May 30
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, May 31
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Jun 01
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jun 02
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Jun 03
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NNE)

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


Rockcliffe Beach tide times.

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