Burnmouth Beach

Burnmouth beach sits alongside the harbour which has been a working harbour since the mid-1800s. The beach does not have any sand but does have some interesting rock formations and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Burnmouth is the first village in Scotland after crossing the border with England and is split into two levels, Upper Burnmouth is on top of the cliffs and Lower Burnmouth includes the harbour and foreshore at the base of the cliffs.

The coast is popular with walkers and forms part of the clifftop coastal walk from Berwick to St Abbs which is approximately 12 miles. Whilst walking keep your eyes out as you have a rich selection of birdlife in this area include Oystercatchers, Grey Heron, Eider Duck, Redshank, Herring gulls and Curlew.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches in The Scottish Borders, or check our list of The Scottish Borders Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 10.4 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WSW)

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

Burnmouth Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Burnmouth Beach is at Eyemouth 2.78 km (1.73 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 02:33 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 08:19 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 14:46 (Height 4.81m)
   Low Tide at 20:54 (Height 1.21m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 03:05 (Height 4.75m)
   Low Tide at 08:51 (Height 1.43m)
   High Tide at 15:17 (Height 4.88m)
   Low Tide at 21:24 (Height 1.08m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 03:36 (Height 4.81m)
   Low Tide at 09:23 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 15:48 (Height 4.92m)
   Low Tide at 21:56 (Height 1.00m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 04:08 (Height 4.83m)
   Low Tide at 09:55 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 16:20 (Height 4.92m)
   Low Tide at 22:28 (Height 0.98m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 04:42 (Height 4.80m)
   Low Tide at 10:24 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 16:51 (Height 4.88m)
   Low Tide at 22:58 (Height 1.05m)
Fri 10 Feb
   High Tide at 05:17 (Height 4.73m)
   Low Tide at 10:49 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 17:24 (Height 4.81m)
   Low Tide at 23:24 (Height 1.17m)
Sat 11 Feb
   High Tide at 05:54 (Height 4.63m)
   Low Tide at 11:09 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 18:01 (Height 4.71m)
   Low Tide at 23:48 (Height 1.33m)

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