"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Doonfoot Beach

A sandy beach with some rocks situated just to the south of Ayr.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Ayr

Local authority: South Ayrshire Council

OS Grid Reference: NS312192


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Doonfoot Beach

  • Head of Ayr Farm Park (1m)
  • One Alloway Retreat luxury bed and breakfast (1m)
  • Burns National Heritage Park (1m)
  • The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (1m)
  • Heads of Ayr Park (2m)
  • Alloway Parish Church (2m)
  • LA Bowl and Megazone (2m)
  • Megazone (2m)
  • Pirate Pete's Playcentre (2m)
  • Diamond Factory (2m)
  • Citadel Leisure Centre (2m)
  • The Ayrshire Equitation Centre (3m)
  • Kidz Play Indoor Play Centre (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
22 Sandgate

Phone 01292 290 300
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 21 January


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:22 GMT
Low Tide
07:47 GMT
High Tide
14:36 GMT
Low Tide
20:12 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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A sandy beach with some rocks situated just to the south of Ayr.

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