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Address: Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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One of my favourite places, ever

A beautiful and long stretch of beach. I love going there when outside is dark, and walk on this stretch of beach without socks and feel the freezing water.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
cristinatA7207UJ
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited here on cold windy day possibly more interesting and enjoyable on a summer's day with lots of interesting cafes and eating places along the promenade a very holiday beach attraction for locals and tourist alike. Lack of public toilets is it's down fall so be prepared when visiting. Good looking beach as far as UK beaches are concerned and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful and long stretch of beach. I love going there when outside is dark, and walk on this stretch of beach without socks and feel the freezing water.

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Thank cristinatA7207UJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is a amazing beach at 20 min by bike of the downtown. Really beautiful and perfect to run, walk, dogs..

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Thank Ache D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on a sunny winter's day and it was lovely. A long stretch of clean looking sand on the beach and excellent views across the Forth. There is free parking close by and quite a few nice looking cafes and restaurants although we didn't try any. There's also a little amusements which was popular with kids. Great place... More 

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Thank Charlotte M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the walk I took with my girlfriend on the Portobello promenade on the 1st of January. This is not exactly a touristic spot, but definitely an identity-place for locals. Many benches, nice view, lots of families, happy dogs and seagulls. A handful of cafes - we visited Miro's which was quite nice indeed!

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North East
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 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 November 11, 2016

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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Thank ravirjy
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

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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Thank MartinJi
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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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