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Belhaven Beach

Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Dunbar
Type: Beaches
Most recent review
- Sep 5, 2014
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Dorking
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

You can walk two miles along this beach - but bear in mind that it is two miles back again as well. You will see very few people on the beach even in high season. Birdwatching on the adjacent saltings is superb. There is a coastal path round the edge of a golf course into central Dunbar which is stunning... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Saw the beach during a hot sunny spell.... magic - could have been anywhere in Europe. Some picnic benches to sit and take in the view.

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Sheffield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is an un spoilt part of the world and the beach is beautiful what ever the weather. Walk, collect shells, surf or just breathe in the sea air and admire the views.

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San Francisco, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

A great destination for all wether you are a local or a visitor. A great run to the beach from town to the estuary and back. Drive and park your car, good amount of parking. Good facilities from toilets to showers and pet requirements. Great to see all the dogs enjoying big runs. Kite surfing, surfing, picnics, families. Bring a... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Beautiful big beach was spectacular and we thoroughly enjoyed walking/running around on it. Plenty of parking and an incredible beach to wander around, definitely somewhere to go on a trip to Dunbar!

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have lived next to this beach for 20 years and walk it regularly. It is beautiful at all times of year. Lots of wildlife too with various species of ducks, sanderlings and oystercatchers in winter. Grey herons and terns in summer. Access is from the West Barns end next to the family park or via the bridge at the... More

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East Lothian
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a great place to walk the dog or have a family day out. Parking at the car park behind East Links Family park gives you the choice of beach or woodland walks. There are excellent toilets, a beach shower and dog water available beside the car park. There is also a fantastic playground with very nice equipment...at the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Stunning white sand beach,perfect for long walks during sunny days. Very close to Dunbar,plenty of parking

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

A great beach once the tide has gone out a bit and you have discovered the usr of the bridge ti nowhere! There is plenty of parking but I would assume this gets busy in the summer. The town of dunbar is very closr and has all the amenities you may need. There is a caravan park bearby if you... More

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Paris, France
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The Belhaven beack is one of the most picturesque in East lothian with Bass rock in the background. Many surfers use this beach during the summer. Plenty of sand for the kids and excellent for dog walking. The tide comes in quickly so you need to check beforehand.

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