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Belhaven Beach

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Address: Foxlake Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland

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Lovely beach

This was a delightful clean and safe beach which was very scenic . I really enjoyed walks on the beach with my dog ,GUDERIAN .

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This was a delightful clean and safe beach which was very scenic . I really enjoyed walks on the beach with my dog ,GUDERIAN .

1 Thank 73North
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very large beach but windy. Good for kites and surfers. Plenty room for exercising dogs and children. . When the tide is out it is accessible over the bridge but not when it is in hence the "bridge to nowhere". Used to live in Belhaven and was on the beach and surrounding area most days.

Thank Margaret Shiela K
Southwold, United Kingdom
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606 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 500 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a grest beach, huge expansive area of open sand, plenty of room for everyone. Acces can be a bit difficult at high tide as the bridge falls a bit short. Lots of surfers

Thank alfie50
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Visited many times over many years, lovely walk along the beach with great views. I have said it to myself many times why don't they make it more accessible, if it's high tide you can't get over the bridge to get to the beach, they need to make a better walkway. They have started charging for the car park, which... More 

Thank Johnbw56
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

As a child we often holidayed here, a few years on this beach and surroundings are still enchanting and relaxing whatever age you are.

Thank Bob N
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Its an easy park up if your not travelling in a vehicle over 6 ft. Although we managed to get a park no problem without a height restriction . Walk through the salt marshes onto the dunes and into the wide expanse of beach. It was busy when we were there seemed to be lots of groups having "FUN" A... More 

Thank M C
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach with golden sands that goes on and on. Superb on a sunny day. Rolling waves attract surfers. When you look at this beach from a distance it could be in an exotic country in a warm climate. Bridge to nowhere is a novelty but don't get stuck on the other side when the tide comes in !

Thank Ian M
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Took the dog to Belhaven Bay today after walking the cliff top route from Dunbar. It was a sunny, Sunday afternoon. The beach was, surprisingly, very quiet and the wide expanse of sand runs right around the bay. The dog loved having the scope to run around and we spent time watching the sea birds dive for food. We were... More 

Thank andreavF3426SD
East Lothian, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

brilliant just to relax, well kept by the Council, ideal for surfers, dogs and children or just to sit and watch, there is always something happening at sea

Thank orchid382016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Nice family day out, loads of space on wide open, exposed beach at low tide. There's a much-photographed "bridge to nowhere" to cross a small stream on the way to the beach.

Thank Brian D

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