"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

Forecast for Sunday 24 February

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1034
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1035
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1034
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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