"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portobello - Central (James Street) Beach

A beach resort about 4 miles east of Edinburgh city centre.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Edinburgh

Local authority: City of Edinburgh Council

OS Grid Reference: NT313738

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Portobello - Central (James Street) Beach

  • Orcadia Trampoline Centre (0m)
  • Tumbles at Portobello (1m)
  • Shawfair Pottery (2m)
  • Jamboree Adventure Soft Play (2m)
  • Clown Around Indoor Play Centre (2m)
  • Inveresk Lodge Garden (2m)
  • Craigmillar Castle (2m)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (3m)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (3m)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers (3m)
  • The Museum of Edinburgh (3m)
  • Invergordon Distillers Ltd (3m)
  • Huntly House Museum (3m)
  • The People's Story Museum (3m)
  • People's Story Museum (3m)
  • Serenity Scotland (3m)
  • Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts (3m)
  • John Knox House (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Brass Rubbing Centre (3m)
  • Creative Connections (3m)
  • Mercat Walking Tours of Edinburgh (3m)
  • Auld Reekie Tours (3m)
  • St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (3m)
  • James Pringle Weavers (3m)
  • Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour (3m)
  • National Museum of Scotland (3m)
  • Biggar Gasworks Museum (3m)
  • Royal Museum (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 Wednesday 20 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:12 BST
(02:12 GMT)
Low Tide
09:36 BST
(08:36 GMT)
High Tide
15:37 BST
(14:37 GMT)
Low Tide
21:41 BST
(20:41 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 beach resort about 4 miles east of Edinburgh city centre.

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