Doonfoot beach is also known as Greenan beach and is a sandy beach with some rocks. Parking near the beach.
Planning a trip to Ayrshire and looking for the nearest beaches. Our beach guide will help you locate the closest beach and we show you photos, maps, weather, tide times, water quality, dog restrictions and provide you tools to search the Ayrshire coast and seaside towns.
Ayrshire is in the South West of Scotland and has many miles of scenic coastline steeped in history and home to some famous Open Championship golf courses!
This is the Clyde Coast and it offers travellers superb food, great accommodation and a vast array of outdoor activities topped with ancient castles, busy market towns and rugged countryside. It's ancient history dates back to the Bronze Age.
Tour Dumfries House for an idea of what a stately home in Scotland looks like!
Visitors are attracted by the majestic mountains, the Firth of Clyde and the historic stones. In the Firth of Clyde lies the Isle of Arran better known by locals as 'Mini Scotland' because of its lochs, mountains, hills and stunning coast. Here you'll find lots of places to visit like the local distillery, museums, craft and food markets and castles. Sports are popular here with paragliding or orienteering on offer and Celtic myths and legends to enjoy back in the warmth of your hotel or bed and breakfast.
Culzean beach is a small sandy beach where access is on foot with parking, toilets and shop within the Culzean country park.
Croy beach also known as Maybole shore,is a long sandy beach with plenty of room for everybody. Popular with windsurfers and land yachters. Car parking available by the beach.
Craig Tara beach is a long sandy with rocks and the beach is backed by a holiday park. Car parking.
Brodick is the second-largest village (after Lamlash) on the Isle of Arran overlooking Brodick Bay. Brodick Bay south shore has a narrow band of sand, mixed grass, rock and shingle. read more
Blackwaterfoot is small village with a harbour overlooking Drumadoon Bay. The beach is a large flat sandy beach and is popular for horse riding.
Barassie beach is a sandy beach backed by grass areas to the north of Troon Harbour and has views of the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran. The read more
Ayr South beach is a large sandy beach between the River Doon to the south and the River Ayr. Facilities include Parking, toilets and food outlets.
Boydston beach Ardrossan is a sandy beach with a view across to Arran.
Newtown beach at Millport on Cumbrae Island is a beach of sand in a sheltered bay harbour and old pier.
Seamill beach a small sandy beach with some rocks backed by a grassy area.
Whiting Bay is a beach with a mixture of sand and pebbles, with some good rock pools to explore. Parking available but all facilities in Lamlash village.