"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Whitesands Bay Beach

An attractive compact beach with fine golden sand bounded by a rocky shore and backed by low coastal grassland spotted with picnic tables. Whitesands is an ideal place for an early-morning swim. There are pleasant views to be had along the coast.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Dunbar

Local authority: East Lothian Council

OS Grid Reference: NT712774

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Whitesands Bay Beach

  • Splatz Activity Cafe (2m)
  • Dunbar Leisure Pool (2m)
  • John Muir Country Park (4m)
  • East Links Family Park (4m)
  • ReBoot Disc Golf Course (4m)
  • Pease Burn (5m)

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 19 May

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
E
Pressure 1009
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1009
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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An attractive compact beach with fine golden sand bounded by a rocky shore and backed by low coastal grassland spotted with picnic tables. Whitesands is an ideal place for an early-morning swim. There are pleasant views to be had along the coast.

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