"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portobello - West (Kings Road) 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: NT303746

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Things to see and do near Portobello - West (Kings Road) Beach

  • Tumbles at Portobello (0m)
  • Orcadia Trampoline Centre (1m)
  • Clown Around Indoor Play Centre (2m)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (2m)
  • Invergordon Distillers Ltd (2m)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2m)
  • The Museum of Edinburgh (2m)
  • Huntly House Museum (2m)
  • The People's Story Museum (3m)
  • Craigmillar Castle (3m)
  • People's Story Museum (3m)
  • James Pringle Weavers (3m)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers (3m)
  • Shawfair Pottery (3m)
  • The Ceramic Experience (3m)
  • Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts (3m)
  • John Knox House (3m)
  • Creative Connections (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Brass Rubbing Centre (3m)
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia (3m)
  • Auld Reekie Tours (3m)
  • St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (3m)
  • Mercat Walking Tours of Edinburgh (3m)
  • Maddie and Marks Play Town (3m)
  • Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour (3m)
  • Edinburgh Dungeons (3m)
  • City Art Centre (3m)
  • The Edinburgh Treasure Trail (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

Forecast for Monday 17 December

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1008
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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