"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Machrihanish Beach

Quiet rural sandy beach located on the Mull of Kintyre Peninsular, and over three miles long. Favoured by surfers, the beach ajoins the Machrihanish Golf Course.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Campbeltown

Local authority: Argyll and Bute Council

OS Grid Reference: NR641209

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Machrihanish Beach

  • Machrihanish Seabird Observatory (0m)
  • Davaar Island and Crucifixion Cave (5m)
  • Homeston Farm (8m)
  • Clan MacAlister Centre (10m)
  • Glenbarr Abbey Macalister Clan Visitor Centre (10m)

Tourist Information

Campbeltown
Tourist Information Centre
MacKinnon House
The Pier
Kintyre
Argyll and Bute
Strathclyde
Scotland
PA28 6EF

Phone 01586 552 056
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/argyll-isles/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 985
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
ESE
Pressure 984
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 984
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 985
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 988
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 991
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:17 BST
(02:17 GMT)
Low Tide
09:50 BST
(08:50 GMT)
High Tide
15:25 BST
(14:25 GMT)
Low Tide
22:21 BST
(21:21 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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Quiet rural sandy beach located on the Mull of Kintyre Peninsular, and over three miles long. Favoured by surfers, the beach ajoins the Machrihanish Golf Course.

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