Port Ellen Beach

Port Ellen is the largest town on the Isle of Islay and offers two sandy beaches either side of the rocky outcrop Rhuba Glas which is the harbour.

The beaches are within the main town on Islay and so lots of facilities are available and just a short walk from the ferries.


Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Port Ellen Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 30 beaches in Inner Hebrides, or check our list of Inner Hebrides Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Port Ellen Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Port Ellen Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Sep 21lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 11.4 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 22rain
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Sep 23partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Sep 24partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Sep 25clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Sep 26rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (SW)

Isle of Islay weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Port Ellen Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Port Ellen Beach is at Port Ellen 0.74 km (0.46 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 Port Ellen Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 20 Sep
   High Tide at 04:39 (Height 0.75m)
   Low Tide at 11:26 (Height 0.23m)
   High Tide at 17:22 (Height 0.77m)
   Low Tide at 23:24 (Height 0.27m)
Thu 21 Sep
   High Tide at 05:13 (Height 0.75m)
   Low Tide at 11:38 (Height 0.30m)
   High Tide at 17:52 (Height 0.74m)
   Low Tide at 23:53 (Height 0.30m)
Fri 22 Sep
   High Tide at 05:50 (Height 0.72m)
   Low Tide at 11:46 (Height 0.37m)
   High Tide at 18:26 (Height 0.70m)
Sat 23 Sep
   Low Tide at 00:21 (Height 0.32m)
   High Tide at 06:32 (Height 0.67m)
   Low Tide at 10:42 (Height 0.41m)
   High Tide at 19:05 (Height 0.63m)
Sun 24 Sep
   Low Tide at 00:43 (Height 0.34m)
   High Tide at 07:32 (Height 0.60m)
   Low Tide at 11:05 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 16:03 (Height 0.64m)
Mon 25 Sep
   Low Tide at 01:01 (Height 0.35m)
   High Tide at 10:02 (Height 0.54m)
   Low Tide at 11:32 (Height 0.53m)
   High Tide at 15:06 (Height 0.70m)
Tue 26 Sep
   High Tide at 03:11 (Height 0.39m)
   Low Tide at 05:17 (Height 0.36m)
   High Tide at 15:28 (Height 0.82m)
   Low Tide at 21:07 (Height 0.36m)
   High Tide at 23:51 (Height 0.55m)

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