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Our dogs first free run

It is a little off the beaten track but has adequate parking. Some of the rocks and cliffs are a... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Good beach to climb and find magic mushrooms

Fun place to be in Southernness, plenty of fun climbing the rocks and has some shells on trees that... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Katoomba, Australia
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

It is a little off the beaten track but has adequate parking. Some of the rocks and cliffs are a little to much for me in my 70,s. Dog had a great time in the sand but had to give him a bath when we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank DennisStrange
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Fun place to be in Southernness, plenty of fun climbing the rocks and has some shells on trees that people put like flowers

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Come here frequently to take my dog a walk. Beautiful location, particularly on a sunny day and also get some good photos here.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Justin L
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach for a walk or to look in rock pools. Very popular with dogs walkers and horse riders. There is a path down into the beach at very right of the car park. (We missed this the first few times we visited) To the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank twinklesblog
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Again a great place to waste a couple of hours with older kids that enjoy climbing over the rocks. Good views as well.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed April 5, 2016

stunning beach great for everyone. great place for children's imaginations to run wild in the caves, beautiful views and great secluded areas for a picnic. i also seen many people jogging,running along the coastline and decided to give it a go, was amazing

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank magsspiers
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Loved this beach so much, each and every day the beach could be explores. On the first day we could not see the water as the sea was so far out.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed July 7, 2015

This beach is reached down a long and winding lane arriving at a small car park at the end. A lovely long beach for walks and dog walking. Or, just sitting and gazing at the views across the Solway to the Lake District. Particularly good...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank cowrieshell
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great scenery, sandy beach, rocks to climb, pools to explore, rock arch to explore, shelter to sit / barbeque in. Longer path along coast for longer meandering. Facilities - Car park! That's it! - come prepared! http://www.welcometoscotland.com/things-to-do/attractions/beaches/dumfries-galloway/powillimount-beach

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank jgraemec
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August 1, 2016|
Response from Rea H |
Overnight stays at the beach are strictly prohibited - however there are two caravan sites in nearby southerness that have tourer spaces - Lighthouse Leisure and Parkdean Resort Southerness. Both are less than 2 miles from... More