"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ardrossan (Boydston) Beach

Ardrossan is a seaside destination and popular with day-trippers who come to enjoy the sandy beaches. The photo shows a view across to Arran from Ardrossan South beach.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Ardrossan

Local authority: North Ayrshire Council

OS Grid Reference: NS215424

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Ardrossan (Boydston) Beach

  • North Ayrshire Museum (2m)
  • Hunterston Power Station (2m)
  • Metalart (Scotland) Ltd (4m)
  • Dalgarven Mill (5m)
  • The Big Idea (6m)
  • Magpie Mine (surface only) (6m)
  • Magnum Leisure Centre (6m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine (7m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum- Irvine (7m)
  • Eglinton Country Park (7m)

Tourist Information

Largs
Tourist Information Point
St Columba Experience Heritage Centre
Gallowgate Street
Strathclyde
Scotland
KA30 8LX

Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/ayrshire-arran/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1003
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1002
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:25 BST
(00:25 GMT)
High Tide
08:03 BST
(07:03 GMT)
Low Tide
14:17 BST
(13:17 GMT)
High Tide
20:29 BST
(19:29 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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Accomodation near Ardrossan (Boydston) Beach

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Ardrossan is a seaside destination and popular with day-trippers who come to enjoy the sandy beaches. The photo shows a view across to Arran from Ardrossan South beach.

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