"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Thorntonloch Beach

Almost hidden behind the rocky outcrop of Torness Point and within sight of the nuclear power station. This beautiful sandy beach runs south for about 400m, backed along its length by shallow dunes.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Dunbar

Local authority: East Lothian Council

OS Grid Reference: NT754744

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Thorntonloch Beach

  • Splatz Activity Cafe (5m)
  • Dunbar Leisure Pool (6m)
  • Pease Burn (6m)
  • John Muir Country Park (7m)
  • East Links Family Park (7m)
  • ReBoot Disc Golf Course (7m)
  • St Abbs Head Nature Reserve (11m)

Tourist Information

Dunbar
Tourist Information Centre
High Street
Lothian
Scotland
EH42 1ER

Phone 01368 863734
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/edinburgh-lothians/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 26 September

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:59 BST
(05:59 GMT)
Low Tide
12:46 BST
(11:46 GMT)
High Tide
19:15 BST
(18:15 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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Almost hidden behind the rocky outcrop of Torness Point and within sight of the nuclear power station. This beautiful sandy beach runs south for about 400m, backed along its length by shallow dunes.

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