"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portobello Beach

Once Portobello was a busy seaside resort where all the people of Edingburgh went to paddle in the sea. Now it still has it's sandy beach, and plenty of amusements and entertainments, although it is seen more as a peacful escape from city life.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Edinburgh

Local authority: City of Edinburgh Council

OS Grid Reference: NT304745

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Things to see and do near Portobello Beach

  • Tumbles at Portobello (0m)
  • Orcadia Trampoline Centre (0m)
  • Clown Around Indoor Play Centre (2m)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (2m)
  • Invergordon Distillers Ltd (2m)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2m)
  • The Museum of Edinburgh (2m)
  • Craigmillar Castle (2m)
  • Huntly House Museum (3m)
  • Shawfair Pottery (3m)
  • The People's Story Museum (3m)
  • People's Story Museum (3m)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers (3m)
  • James Pringle Weavers (3m)
  • Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts (3m)
  • John Knox House (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Creative Connections (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Brass Rubbing Centre (3m)
  • The Ceramic Experience (3m)
  • Auld Reekie Tours (3m)
  • St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (3m)
  • Mercat Walking Tours of Edinburgh (3m)
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia (3m)
  • Jamboree Adventure Soft Play (3m)
  • Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour (3m)
  • Maddie and Marks Play Town (3m)
  • Edinburgh Dungeons (3m)
  • City Art Centre (3m)

Tourist Information

Edinburgh
Edinburgh Information Centre
above Waverley Shopping Centre
3 Princes Street
Lothian
Scotland
EH2 2QP

Phone 08452 255 121
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/edinburgh-lothians/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. -5°C
(feels like -9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 987
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 989
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 991
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 995
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 997
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:36 GMT
High Tide
08:56 GMT
Low Tide
14:52 GMT
High Tide
21:26 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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Once Portobello was a busy seaside resort where all the people of Edingburgh went to paddle in the sea. Now it still has it's sandy beach, and plenty of amusements and entertainments, although it is seen more as a peacful escape from city life.

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