"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Yellowcraigs (Broad Sands Bay) Beach

A sandy cove with great views to Fife and the lighthouse on Fidra Island. A popular family beach with a nature trail, barbecue site and footpaths through the adjacent sheltered woodlands and grassland. The beach is within walking distance of the village of Dirleton with its shops pubs and restaurants. Also worth visiting is the famous 13th century Dirleton castle.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Dirleton

Local authority: East Lothian Council

OS Grid Reference: NT516860

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Yellowcraigs (Broad Sands Bay) Beach

  • Yellowcraig (0m)
  • Dirleton Castle and Gardens (1m)
  • Shape Scape Ceramics (2m)
  • Fingers and Thumbs Crafts Centre (2m)
  • Scottish Seabird Centre (2m)
  • Scottish Seabird Centre (2m)
  • Athelstaneford Church, Plaque and Heritage Centre (2m)
  • The Space (3m)
  • Tantallon Castle (5m)

Tourist Information

North Berwick
Tourist Information Point
North Berwick Library
The Old School
School Road
Lothian
Scotland
EH39 4JU

Phone 01620 892197
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/edinburgh-lothians/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 28 July

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 998
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 998
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 998
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:52 BST
(05:52 GMT)
Low Tide
12:58 BST
(11:58 GMT)
High Tide
19:18 BST
(18:18 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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A sandy cove with great views to Fife and the lighthouse on Fidra Island. A popular family beach with a nature trail, barbecue site and footpaths through the adjacent sheltered woodlands and grassland. The beach is within walking distance of the village of Dirleton with its shops pubs and restaurants. Also worth visiting is the famous 13th century Dirleton castle.

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