"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 and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 18 January

06:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 993
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 994
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 996
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:26 GMT
Low Tide
08:59 GMT
High Tide
15:34 GMT
Low 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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