"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ettrick Bay Beach

A wide sandy bay surrounded by low cliffs. There is a famous stone circle nearby.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Rothesay

Local authority: Argyll and Bute Council

OS Grid Reference: NS037660


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Ettrick Bay Beach

  • Bute Museum (2m)
  • Ardencraig Gardens (3m)
  • Ascog Hall Fernery and Garden (3m)
  • Dabbles (3m)
  • Mount Stuart (3m)
  • Rothesay Castle (3m)

Tourist Information

Isle of Bute Discovery Centre
Winter Gardens
Victoria Street
Isle of Bute
Argyll and Bute
PA20 0AH

Phone 01700 502 151
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 17 December


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 77%
UV Index
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:56 GMT
High Tide
11:40 GMT
Low Tide
17:23 GMT
High Tide
23:45 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 wide sandy bay surrounded by low cliffs. There is a famous stone circle nearby.

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