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Belhaven Beach

Foxlake Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland
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Beautiful beach

It is possible to picnic on this beach, but it is better for walking, surfing, windsurfing and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Paradise in scotland

Clear blue water and clean sand, the toilets which is the toilet block across from the john muir... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“great beach” (10 reviews)
“high tide” (4 reviews)
“large beach” (4 reviews)
Foxlake Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is possible to picnic on this beach, but it is better for walking, surfing, windsurfing and other sports. It usually has fantastic surf and you can book lessons with the local surf school. Perfect for long walks- dogs love it. Park at John Muir...More

Thank EDoyle8664
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clear blue water and clean sand, the toilets which is the toilet block across from the john muir country park were immaculate and the whole feel of Dunbar was class in a glass!

Thank snookibear
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I love Belhaven beach and have been coming here for nearly sixty years. My first experiences were when the chalets were old converted railway carriages. I enjoyed many fantastic holidays here. Everyone took care of this beautiful place and it was always kept clean and...More

Thank l00kin0ut4u
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Great beach for dogs only downside is bridge over river which has open metalwork deck which some dogs will not like. One of us had to cross and then get dog to cross river to us - which did not bother her but she woulod...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Fantastic beach when the tide is out. Huge expanse of sand with amazing view. Big attraction for surfers.

Thank stlnb
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Pretty small but popular stretch of beach, water seems pretty shallow as loads of kids were larking about enjoying the bank holiday sun.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Wow what a beautiful beach. Tide was out so we had miles and miles of sandy beach. Went mid week so only about 6 people on whole beach. Definetly recommend. Park near children's farm around 2 miles out of Dunbar (£2 park and display). Check...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This was a delightful clean and safe beach which was very scenic . I really enjoyed walks on the beach with my dog ,GUDERIAN .

1  Thank 73North
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very large beach but windy. Good for kites and surfers. Plenty room for exercising dogs and children. . When the tide is out it is accessible over the bridge but not when it is in hence the "bridge to nowhere". Used to live in Belhaven...More

1  Thank Margaret Shiela K
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a grest beach, huge expansive area of open sand, plenty of room for everyone. Acces can be a bit difficult at high tide as the bridge falls a bit short. Lots of surfers

Thank alfie50
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Silas M
13 April 2015|
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Response from Louise G | Reviewed this property |
I am really not sure, however, you could call Belhaven golf club, I'm sure the number would be easy enough to find on th web. They might even allow you to use their ground which runs down to the beach. The main beach is part... More