Lunderston Bay beach is the closest beach to Glasgow popular with families.
Planning a trip to Inverclyde 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 Inverclyde coast and seaside towns.
Inverclyde is in Scotland and is part of the Renfrewshire county found in the West Central Lowlands.
What is special about Inverclyde is that it's small and friendly with loads to do all year round ranging from sightseeing, action adventure sports, water sports, historic attractions, beaches, stunning coast line, parks, cycling, sailing, golf, angling, people watching, eating and simply taking a long planned break. This is an area of breathtaking scenery right up to the Argyll Hills and Highlands with historic attractions showcasing the maritime history of the area.
Villages Inverkip and Wemyss Bay offer tourists a base for water sports while the Gryffe Valley has examples of history of a different kind like the Conservation village and Kilmacolm with its ecclesiastical background. Gourock is a very small town on the Clyde but is still a popular holiday spot with beautiful views and prehistoric sites, lighthouse and heated salt water outdoor pools! Greenock is a thriving town with impressive architecture and large parks offering moorings to large cruise liners due to the stunning views over the Clyde River. Kilmacolm is another picturesque village to explore between Port Glasgow and Paisley. A part of this little village is a conservation area and it's very popular with walkers and cyclists.
Lunderston Bay has a gorgeous, sandy beach with picturesque walks on the coast and places like Greenock are home to boutique shopping, cafes and theatre. Visit Finlaystone's gardens and waterfalls for some family fun or Fun World's indoor centre on a rainy day or head down to Kip Marina and hop on a yacht for a day of fun at sea.
Wemyss Bay beach is a rural shingle and sand beach. The beach is also known as Concrete beach as it it has large concrete slabs at the top. Parking along read more
Gourock West Bay is a shingle beach backed by a small promenade. West bay is home to the Royal Gourock Yacht club.