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Address: Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Edinburgh's Secret Beach

We have visited Edinburgh many times but only just found this beautiful beach. In winter it's lovely with great coffee shops to dive into. Must be great in summer, although it'll... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have visited Edinburgh many times but only just found this beautiful beach. In winter it's lovely with great coffee shops to dive into. Must be great in summer, although it'll never be warm, I guess, beginning the East coast of Scotland. But still, a Great British Beach!

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Rajahmundry, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we (office mates) went to this place which is very nice and played here some variety of games in the beach area. That is day is very chilled day and we enjoyed a lot. and it is worth visit in edinburgh. recommended place.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice day out with family and friends lots of activities for children some nice cafes and bars or good for a walk along the promenade

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a three mile local bus ride from Edinburgh centre, this place, in all its faded grandeur is well worth a few hours. SWe took in a bracing walk along the promenade enjoying some magnificent views out to see - next stop Denmark. Get yourself an ice cream or eat in one of the many cafes. Recommended

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice beach it's just that whenever it's the perfect day it's to crowded and it's hard to find a parking space .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

It may be cold during mid Autumn and winter time. But the best place to visit during lazy summer days.

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Thank Pham D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice clean beach...good for clearing the cobwebs ...nice town to walk around..plenty of shops and not to busy

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We returned to the Portobello beach again to find out, that it is still great to stroll along the promenade and enjoy. It is an attractive place with possibilities to get drinks or coffee...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

it had been a while since we had visited "porty" but on a nice Sunday afternoon we decided to walk the prom from kings road to Joppa and back. It was the same afternoon as the marathon kilt walk which increased the number of people on the prom but wasn't too busy. We stopped for tea and lunch at The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

I live in the area so a little biased but Portobello a great place to visit at a weekend. Sandy beach with a prom lovely to walk along on a nice day. The main street in Portobello which runs parallel to the prom has a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants. Come visit us !!

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