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“hot afternoon out!”
Review of Portobello Beach

Portobello Beach
Ranked #60 of 413 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 14, 2013

Having been up Arthurs Seat and viewed the sea from a distance we decided to head to Portobello to cool down. Purchased a bucket and spade for my daughter in a local shop and she enjoyed the sand. Being a lovely Saturday afternoon the beach was packed and the icecream overpriced. Also it is years since I was last there so not sure what the water quality is normally like but I wouldnt have dipped more than my toes in the water. Parking was a nightmare so in the summer I suggest you go early or use a bus.

1  Thank mrshq
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

We went in May, had good weather and were in walking distance of this great beach. Having recently adopted a rescue dog and seeing so many restrictions in public places, it was a pleasure to see so many families with dogs being able to enjoy the beach and sea together. Easy access from prom to flat sandy beach. Great.

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Reviewed April 19, 2013

No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a trip to Portobello Beach. It is 15-20 minutes by bus (number 15) from the city centre [ask the driver for Joppa], and the entire length of both the beach and the promenade are dog-friendly year-round.

4  Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

This is the place to go to blow away the 'cobwebs' get yourself a fish supper, then walk along the beach and back :)

1  Thank Lynne R
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Liked the fact that there were no hills or brays, just a lovely flat stroll along the beach, with great views, 5 mins from shops.

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