"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Abbey Head

Abbey Head is a coastal feature in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NX746430

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Things to see and do near Abbey Head

  • Dundrennan Abbey (3m)
  • Wildlife Park Kirkcudbright (6m)
  • Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park (6m)
  • Tongland Power Station & S/Ladder (6m)
  • Stewartry Museum (6m)
  • Galloway Gourmet Foods Ltd (6m)
  • MacLellan's Castle (6m)
  • Galloway Hydros Visitor Centre (6m)
  • Broughton House (6m)
  • Brighouse Bay Trekking (7m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Harbour Square
Dumfries and Galloway

Phone 01557 330 494
Email info@visitscotland.com

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 18 March


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. -2°C
(feels like -9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:12 GMT
High Tide
12:03 GMT
Low Tide
18:34 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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