"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dhoon Beach

A Sandy beach within Kirkudbright Bay.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Kirkcudbright

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NX657485


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dhoon Beach

  • Brighouse Bay Trekking (1m)
  • MacLellan's Castle (2m)
  • Broughton House (2m)
  • Stewartry Museum (2m)
  • Galloway Hydros Visitor Centre (2m)
  • Galloway Gourmet Foods Ltd (2m)
  • Tongland Power Station & S/Ladder (2m)
  • Wildlife Park Kirkcudbright (3m)
  • Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park (3m)
  • The Cocoa Bean Company (4m)
  • Cream o Galloway (4m)

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 Friday 20 April


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 100%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 95%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 84%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:51 BST
(01:51 GMT)
Low Tide
09:21 BST
(08:21 GMT)
High Tide
15:16 BST
(14:16 GMT)
Low Tide
21:38 BST
(20:38 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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