The Beaches: List of beaches

How to Find a Beach

Just as beauty is in the eye of the beholder so the quality of a beach depends on your needs and interests. Fortunately Scotland’s south coast on the Solway Firth is long and varied meaning somewhere there is a beach perfect for you.

Sandy bathing beaches with shallow water featured in this website are what most people seek as the best destination for a summer family outing. But, if you are searching for something different you do not have to look far. Remote bays, rocky outcrops, rugged cliffs or even vast stretches of merse (saltmarsh) and mud all have something to offer the adventurous explorer.

Ask people who know the area for good places to visit or get an Ordnance Survey map and plan your visit. See Rules for roaming.

Solway Firth Partnership