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Belhaven Beach

Foxlake Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland
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lovely big expanse of beach to explore

what a fantastic big beach. We stopped here to break up a long journey and to let us, and our dog... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
CiaransMum
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Glasgow
Expanse of golden sand

Stunning Scottish beauty. Watch the tide as can be deceptive. Look out for the bridge to nowhere... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Hayles80
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Travelers talk about
“beautiful beach” (12 reviews)
“dog walkers” (7 reviews)
“bass rock” (9 reviews)
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Foxlake Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland
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"beautiful beach"
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"dog walkers"
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"bass rock"
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"high tide"
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"lovely walk"
in 6 reviews
"sea air"
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"miles and miles"
in 3 reviews
"wide expanse"
in 3 reviews
"main beach"
in 2 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 4 reviews
"john muir"
in 10 reviews
"small stream"
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"plenty room"
in 2 reviews
"clean sand"
in 2 reviews
"public toilets"
in 4 reviews
"coastal path"
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"horse riding"
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

what a fantastic big beach. We stopped here to break up a long journey and to let us, and our dog, get a good stretch of the legs. Watch the bridge across the river - we had to carry our dog across as the open...More

2  Thank CiaransMum
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Stunning Scottish beauty. Watch the tide as can be deceptive. Look out for the bridge to nowhere. Excellent beach for a walk, dog walking or just breathing in the sea air.

Thank Hayles80
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Well it is a beach but it is AMAZING!!!! Visit it in the cold and windy weather, visit it to see the birds or paint bass rock, visit it with the dogs or for a picnic with the children. Go here because of its connection...More

Thank Stuart P
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is a lovely walk, popular with dog walkers and those just looking for a pretty walk. Bracing in winter months, so well worth wrapping up warm and taking a pair of binoculars as lots of birds/wildlife. Beaches rugged and gorgeous, several seats along the...More

Thank Elizabeth W
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This fairly large beach, appears clean but never really that busy, although this might change when the weather gets better with daytrippers, picnickers, surfers and sunlovers, it also has public toilets, ample car parking,and great views of the bass rock, Fife and beyond, worth a...More

1  Thank author55
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Stayed in Dunbar for a few nights and walked the coastal path past Belhaven Beach and further on. Lovely walk taking in rocky coastline as well as beautiful beaches. Well worth a visit. This beach is obviously popular with surfers as it seemed to have...More

1  Thank DebsyJ2014
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Beautiful beach to spend a couple of hours. Perfect for dog walkers and with children. Breathtaking view.

Thank Martina1888
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Loads of wide open spaces for walks, horse riding, surfers, BBQ's and will never feel crowded. Great views of the Bass rock, Dunbar, Belhaven and across to Fife. Great for any time of the year.

Thank Tom1312
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We have been coming to Dunbar since childhood camping days and now as a parent we still love coming here. The town itself holds many great memories but Belhaven Beach is the "must visit" when you come here. Car parking is plentiful (unlike North Berwick)...More

2  Thank SkyeGO
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Wide expanse of beach with sand dunes, rock pools and stunning views all around of countryside and hills.

Thank Ann O
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bmlmcc
17 May 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
Well the car park is very close to the beach..you can easily take a slow wander. This beach tends not to get overly busy, any time of the year, so that helps when someone may be lacking in confidence on their feet or unsure... More
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Silas M
13 April 2015|
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Response from Louise G | Reviewed this property |
I am really not sure, however, you could call Belhaven golf club, I'm sure the number would be easy enough to find on th web. They might even allow you to use their ground which runs down to the beach. The main beach is part... More
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